Musician in Residence
Department of Performing Arts
Additional Positions at AU
A piano instructor in the applied music program, award-winning Russian-born American pianist Yuliya Gorenman has been called a "pianist without fear." Now firmly established in her performing career, she first achieved international acclaim in 1995 at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Belgium. Born in Odessa, Ukraine, raised in Kazakhstan, she shaped her style while attending the St. Petersburg Conservatory. After emigrating, she studied at the San Francisco Conservatory and the Peabody with Nathan Schwartz and Leon Fleischer. She is continually invited to perform throughout the US and Europe, earning praise for her artistry and virtuosity; many of her performances have been broadcast on television and radio. In the DC area she has performed at the Smithsonian, Kennedy Center, The Phillips Collection and with the National and Baltimore Symphonies. In a joint concert with Billy Joel at Tanglewood, she performed her arrangements of his classical compositions. She recorded all Beethoven Piano Concerti with the Bavarian Chamber Orchestra in Europe and is now recording all Beethoven piano sonatas in eight recitals at AU. Her most recent CD is "Yuliya Gorenman: Bach & Mozart."
- CAS - Performing Arts
- Katzen Arts Center - 114/1 FL
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