Meet our cross functional team, strong in both product and technology.
Co-CEO, Chief of Product
Andrew is passionate about music, the newest tech and empowering others to accomplish their life goals.
He’s been teaching piano professionally in person and on YouTube for 15 years. Andrew founded his Furmanczyk Academy of Music in 2006, built an online community and taught millions of students through his Piano and Music Theory courses.
Over the course of his teaching career, his students have placed first in comeptitions, and have completed the highest levels of piano.
Co-CEO, Chief of Technology
George enjoys building teams and innovative software products that connect and empower people.
He is particularly passionate about finding creative ways to solve problems that fall in the intersection of education and technology.
George co-founded multiple startups in the Ed-Tech (StudentsConnect) and music industries (HubbMusic) and lead several teams that built products that are enjoyed by millions of users every day.
Moderator + Developer
Ryan was the first moderator on our discord, has helped out building the community and has custom built a discord bot called “Bach Bot”.
Moderator + Primo Group
Kristy is a moderator and helps with pre-release feedback. Kristy’s warm personality is one of the pillars of our friendly music community.
Moderator + Primo Group
Tapas is a moderator who helps with the community and with pre-release feedback. Tapas’s ability to engage people in conversation is incredible and our discord community benefits from him.
Mike is an API developer. He helps with pre-release testing, bug reporting and feedback. Mike is amazing at digging into the small details to create a better user experience.
Nat is a moderator who helps the Piano Planet community. Nat’s positive and encouraging personality inspires others find confidence and strength to learn piano.
Maryel is a moderator who helps the Piano Planet community. Maryel’s can-do fearless attiude is infectious and inspires us all.
Web Developer + Copywriting
Mike helps with website development and proofing/editing copy for piano planet. As a long-time music producer and current student of piano, he’s been a great addition.
Rob helps with website development. Rob is organized and fantastic at breaking down new problems and coming up with solid solutions.
Michelle designed most of what you experience on the Pianoplanet.app and Howtoplaypiano.ca sites.
Alex Louise Hill
Alex produced a lot of the major illustrations for Piano Planet, including the main image on the home page.
CPA + Accounting consultant
Mina Yacoub is an experiened Finance Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the accounting industry. Skilled in Budgeting, Analytical Skills, Accounting, Tax, and Management.
Mina Farag is a skilled corporate lawyer with many years of experience in legal compliance.