Instructor of Piano, Interlochen Arts Camp
D.M.A. Candidate, Piano Performance, University of Hartford; Advanced Certificate, Music Education, New York University; M.M., Piano Performance, Mannes College; B.A., Piano Performance, Santa Clara University
Anna Grudskaya was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan to a family of musicians and artists and began piano studies at the age of four. Winner of the Concerto/Aria Competition at Santa Clara University, the Van Waynen Piano Competition, and the 2017 Hartt Chamber Music Competition, Ms. Grudskaya has performed in concert halls in the United States and abroad. She has performed in festivals including the Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria; International Keyboard Institute and Festival; Aspen Music Festival and School; Beijing International Music Festival and Academy; New Orleans Piano Institute; NYU Summer Piano Intensive; and Adamant Music School. She has worked with distinguished artists such as Menahem Pressler, Nelita True, Boris Berman, Ann Schein, Alan Chow, and Alessio Bax. Anna Grudskaya has earned degrees from Santa Clara University, Mannes College of Music, New York University, and is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate in piano performance at The Hartt School under the tutelage of David Westfall. Other major teachers have included Hans Boepple, Pavlina Dokovska, Vladimir Valjarevic, and Eteri Andjaparidze. Ms. Grudskaya is a faculty member at the Hartt School Community Division as well as the Interlochen Center for the Arts.