Artist • Composer • Lyricist • Publisher • Recording Artist
April Abraham Brahinsky’s vocal solos have been widely sung, including performances at The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts. Her recorded preludes, offertories, and postludes have been used in church services throughout the world.
April is a longtime pianist and teacher. She began her musical training with her parents and received the Bachelor of Music degree from Peabody Conservatory and the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.
For eleven years, April taught at Northwest Music Studios, San Antonio, established by her parents, Robin and Peggy Abraham, and since 1991 she has maintained her own private studio. From 1993 to 1995 she was a member of the part-time music faculty at Trinity University in San Antonio. Her students have won first-place awards in area and state contests, and have been selected to perform in numerous master classes. In 1993, she was selected by the Texas Music Teachers Association as Pre-college Teacher of the Year. Her performing experience includes numerous solo and chamber music recitals, and she has been the accompanist for students performing throughout Texas and in Mexico.
April is married to Eric Brahinsky, a professional violinist and violin teacher.
April has been writing solos for the services at her church since 2013 and is grateful for the opportunity to share them via the Watchfire website.