Žiga teaches piano to students of all ages in the neighborhoods of: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Brentwood, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Hancock Park, and more.
Slovenian born pianist and composer Žiga has been composing, arranging, producing songs, and teaching for more than a decade. As a classical piano player with extensive experience in contemporary music, orchestration, MIDI and audio technology, Žiga is skilled in a rich and versatile palette of musical styles. A PhD candidate, he holds three undergraduate degrees, including Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, and a Master’s Degree from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Žiga has had numerous successful orchestral compositions, arrangements and songs performed in Europe and the U.S., and has worked with major orchestras around the world, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra – Boston Pops. As assistant orchestrator, he has been involved with releases for Andrea Bocelli, Barbra Streisand, Josh Groban, Herb Alpert and Rihanna. More recently, he arranged two tracks for Lindsey Stirling’s best-selling album Warmer in the Winter and assisted Bill Elliott with music for the Emmy-winning show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. In 2019, he received an award at the Slovenian Grammy Awards.