Anna Bulkina Piano Teacher for Gray School of Music
ANNA BULKINA – PIANIST “…mature, compelling performances of the Schumann and Beethoven concertos.”- Leonard Eureka, Fort Worth Weekly, July 3, 2011 “Hardly anybody has ever affected, touched and transformed the audience in so many different ways and on so many levels.” – Schwäbisches Tagblatt, July 10, 2012 “Anna Bulkina is an assertive artiste of substance, combining humanity with intensity,with an absorbing stage presence borne of a set of illuminating personal facets and convictions”-The Worthing Herald, March 15, 2016 Russian pianist Anna Bulkina has garnered applause from both audiences and critics alike. Her performances have taken her around the world and have included appearances at several of the world’s most distinguished concert venues including the Gewandhaus (Leipzig, Germany), National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing, China), Seoul Arts Center (South Korea), and the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C. USA). Anna has been heard in broadcasts on radio and television in Germany, Belgium, the Vatican, Italy and the United States. A laureate of numerous prestigious competitions including the Busoni International Piano Competition ( Bolzano, Italy) , the China International Piano Competition (Xiamen) and 2009 MTNA Young Artist Piano Competition (USA), where she received a Steinway Grand Piano, Anna Has performed as soloist with orchestra throughout the united states as well as Italy, Spain, Russia and China. An avid chamber musician, Anna has appeared as guest artist with such string quartets as the Sao Paulo string quartet (Brazil), Orion string quartet (Austria) and the West Edge string quartet (USA). Anna Bulkina has been privileged to work with Alfred Brendel, Leon Fleisher, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Paul Badura-Scoda and participate in Ruhr Klavier Festival, International Piano Festival Ferruccio Busoni, Piano Texas Academy, Festival, Musica Nova Festival etc.After graduated from the Sergei Rachmaninoff Conservatory under Professor Rimma Skorokhodova in 2008, she came to the United States to continue her study at Texas Christian University on the Lili Kraus Scholarship with Dr. Tamas Ungar. After receiving her master’s degree, she went to Italy, to the acclaimed Imola Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro” to continue her studies with Boris Petrushansky She is a currently in the DMA program at UNT’S College of Music under the guidance of Dr. Pamela Mia Paul.
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