PROFILE: Grigory Smirnov

Grigory Smirnov is a pianist and composer partnered with the Multicultural Arts Exchange (MAE), a non-profit that promotes, presents, and produces performing arts programming in the Northeast Philadelphia area. I interned with MAE over the past summer and had the chance to interview Grigory.

Read all about Grigory’s process and philosophy behind his music in his profile “A Composer’s Introspection: Grigory Smirnov” on the MAE blog, here.

PROFILE: Vladimir Atamaneko, Sound Designer

Vladimir Atamaneko is the Artistic Director and Sound Guru of the Multicultural Arts Exchange (MAE), a non-profit that promotes, presents, and produces performing arts programming in the Northeast Philadelphia area. I interned with MAE over the past summer and had a blast interviewing Vladimir.

Read all about Vladimir’s days of running sound production for underground Russian rock bands and his business of making custom sound equipment in his profile on the MAE blog, here. 

PROFILE: Mikhail Zorich, Project Director

Mikhail Zorich is the Project Director of the Multicultural Arts Exchange (MAE), a non-profit that promotes, presents, and produces performing arts programming in the Northeast Philadelphia area. I interned with MAE over the past summer and has the pleasure of interviewing him.

You can read all about how he “caught the performing arts bug” and started the non-profit in a two-part profile on the MAE blog. Part 1 can be found here, and Part 2 here.