Anna Balakerskaia

 Russia/USA

Russia/USA

Professor of Piano, George Mason University, Virginia, Levine School of Music in Washington, DC, formerly of the Moscow State Conservatory and St. Petersburg State Conservatory. Collaborated with such noted artists as Kirill Kondrashin, Victor Tretyakov, Daniel Shafran, Dmitri Tziganov, Vladimir Landsman, and Michael Ganvarg. Concertized in Germany, Switzerland, Holland, France, Belgium, Italy, Finland, United States, Canada, and Argentina, having performed in some of the greatest halls including Carnegie Hall, Salle Gaveau of Paris, The Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Teatro Colon in Buenos-Aires, Palais des Arts in Montreal, the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Corcoran Gallery, National Gallery of Arts, and Library of Congress. Founding member of “Ensemble da Camera” of Washington and its active performer. Studied at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory piano with the renowned pianist and master teacher Nadeszda Golubovskaia and chamber music with world famous chamber musician Prof. Tamara Fidler. Awarded many prizes, among them three times the “Best Accompaniment Diploma” of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. Conducts numerous master classes throughout the Unites States and Europe, teaches at the International Summer Music Festivals in Holland, Germany, and Russia. Her students have been winners of multiple competitions, both in the USA and Europe.