Berklee Summer in the CitySharik Hasan
Sharik Hasan started his tryst with the piano at the age of 5 and by 16, had completed the curriculum of the Royal School of Music, London. He then went to the United States to attend Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music.
In 2007, Hasan moved to Paris for two years to study at the Bill Evans Piano Academy where the young pianist integrated quickly into the jazz scene, playing in international festivals with his trio. He was subsequently awarded a scholarship to Berklee College of Music, where he was selected to be part of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute under the tutelage of Danilo Pérez. He has performed at venues all over the world including the Blue Note (New York), Panama Jazz Festival, and Nancy Jazz Festival (France).
Starting in the fall of 2012, Sharik Hasan will pursue a master's degree at the Manhattan School of Music on scholarship.