Minou Emmad is a piano student of Nik Jakob at West Music Coralville. She has been studying with Nik for five years. Minou is a 5th grader at Willowwind. Her musical goals include playing in an orchestra or jazz band. Her advice to other musicians is to have perseverance.
When asked what she loves about playing music, Minou says “playing a piece of music I like well and seeing others enjoy hearing it as well.” It might surprise you to learn that she also plays saxophone.
Minou’s other interests include tennis, swimming, chess, and playing video games. Her favorite musicians are Mozart and Alicia Keys.
Congratulations, Minou! Great job!