Tatiana Brizhaneva, piano
Tatiana Brizhaneva, a native of Russia, graduated with honors from the Saint-Petersburg State Conservatory where she studied piano, finished a postgraduate study course in Chamber Music, and was invited to assist in several classes of chamber music. As a student, she successfully participated in Brahms International Competition in Austria, Charles Heerlen Chamber Music Competition in Holland, Maria Yudina International Competition in Russia and others; festivals, such as Schleswig-Holstein and Gut Boeckel in Germany; and masterclasses with M. Rostropovich, Alberto Lysy, E. Grach, M. Frischenschlager among others.
From 2005 to 2012, Ms. Brizhaneva was teaching chamber music and accompaniment skills at the Saint-Petersburg Conservatory Professional Music School-College and played numerous concerts in Russia, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, USA and Thailand.
In 2011, she appeared at the 14th Tchaikovsky Competition as an invited collaborative pianist.
Since 2013, she has been a staff collaborative pianist at the Aspen Music Festival and School in Colorado and at the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Vermont. From 2013 to 2015, Tatiana Brizhaneva was a graduate assistant and a member of the President’s Trio at the USF School of Music in Tampa, Florida.
She collaborated with such prominent musicians as Misha Quint, Ornulf Boye Hansen, Madeleine Mitchell, William Hagen, Ekaterina Frolova, Lina Bahn, Jamie Williams and many others.
Since 2017, Tatiana has been an Assistant Professor of chamber music at the Saint-Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia; among her students there are many laureates of the International music competitions. In 2022, she received the President’s prize as a distinguished teacher.