Daily Archives: August 16, 2012

Alum pianist Anna Vasilyeva is staying busy!

Russian pianist Anna Vasilyeva graduated from College of Musical Arts in May of 2011, earning a Master of Music degree. She majored in Piano Performance and studied with Professor Thomas Rosenkranz.
Currently, Anna is a second year Artist Diploma in collaborative piano student of Anita Pontremoli, at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Anna has recently been appointed an Executive Director of the “Russian Heritage Piano Competition” (RHPC)in St. Petersburg. The competition is held at the Special Music School of the St. Petersburg State Conservatory, and celebrates the memory of Professor Elena Shishko.

In July 2012, Anna was a guest artist at the Piano Plus International Festival in Athens, Greece, where she gave a recital and taught a master class at the Athens Conservatory. Recently, Anna recorded music for the film “Spectral Evidence,” under the multi- award winning director, David Manocchio. The film will be released in summer of 2012.

Anna’s future engagements include performances at the International Piano Festival in Castrolibero, Cosenza, Italy (Sept, 2012), as well as at the Piano Plus International Festival (July, 2013).