Nahre Sol plays MONTAGE MNahre Sol is a classically trained pianist, composer, and YouTuber with over 650,000 subscribers. Her channel description, “In pursuit of musical creativity, inspired by the past and present”, perfectly describes her content. She explores different musical genres from her classical perspective, analyzes the melodic and harmonic vocabulary of great composers, offers solid practice advice, and shares her engaging compositions. We’ve featured Nahre Sol in several YamahaSynth articles here. Her world class musicianship shines in everything she produces, and in June 2023 the world-renowned Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany announced Nahre Sol as its first-ever 'Creator in Residence' for the 2023-2024 season.
Check out Nahre Sol’s captivating MONTAGE M Global Stage Performances below:
Note: Check out her technique and control as she plays the MONTAGE M8x. It wonderfully underscores the precision of the GEX action. She stays in contact with the keyboard and easily restrikes notes without completely lifting her fingers.
Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.