JUNE 7, 2018 – Max Faleyev has always loved music, and has been studying piano since he was six years old. Over the years, he has participated in many recitals and competitions, including recitals for students of Valerie Henkin, his teacher since he was six.
He has performed at recitals for the North Shore Piano Teachers’ Guild, the Power Music School festival, and the New England Piano Teachers’ Association. He’s also performed at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport, and Carnegie Hall in New York. He placed first at the American Fine Arts Festival and Chopin International Competition. In May 2018, he was the winner at the Bay State Competition, where he performed pieces by Beethoven and Chopin.
Max currently attends 6th grade at Marblehead Community Charter Public School, where he’s learning to play saxophone and is a member of school Honors Band. He’s also a member of the Destination Imagination Team, the Engineering Club, and the cross country and track teams.