At the young age of 22, Yev's credits include attending master classes with Peter Soave and world renown teacher Frederic Deschamps. He also studied two weeks with Frederic Deschamps in France. Yev played in the Pilgrim Baptist Church Orchestra for 6 years and is currently a bass accordionist for the Youth Accordion Orchestra. Yev now helps lead a young radical accordion band called "The Portatos."
"I am delighted to have Yev on board as a teacher at Able To Play Studio. I have enjoyed helping and watching him grow in his musicianship and leadership. His teaching skills have been very impressive and the energy and passion he has for music and the accordion will be an inspiration for any student." - Patricia Bartell, Founder and Director of Education of Able To Play Studio.
Yev has competed in the Leavenworth and Kimberly International competitions and currently plans to compete for the 2012 Trophy of USA in the CMA World Trophy for Accordion.
Yev is a licensed Simply Music teacher for Able to Play Studio.