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Andrei Romanov

Andrei Romanov

Piano & Composition

Andrei Romanov is a pianist and composer from Moscow, Russia, who is rising to acclaim internationally for his performance and musicianship. He has given concerts and solo recitals in Russia, Finland, Kazakhstan, the United States, Israel, and Italy and he has played in notable venues: the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Moscow International House of Music, Symphony Space in New York, and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art Concert Hall. In 2018, 2019 and 2020, he participated in the Tel Hai Piano Master Classes in Israel, where he performed and studied with Emanuel Krasovsky, Victor Derevianko, Oxana Yablonskaya, Pavlina Dokovska, Victor Rosenbaum, Claudio Martinez Mehner, Andrzej Pikul.

Andrei gave his solo debut with orchestra under the baton of Anatoly Levin, playing Prokofiev’s first piano concerto in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. He most recently appeared as a soloist 2018 in Seattle, where he performed Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

Andrei is prize winner of many international competitions. In 2008, he won first prize at the Concorso Internazionale di Musica in Giovanno del Colle, Italy, and in 2015 was a prize winner in the Sixth Seattle International Piano Competition. Between 2008 and 2016, he won six national Russian competitions for performance and improvisation. In 2016 and 2019, he won first prize at the Improvisation Competition of the Moscow State Conservatory.

Romanov completed his Master’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music under Nina Svetlanova and graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory under Elena Kuznetsova and Sergey Kuznetsov in 2020. He took lessons with Oleg Maisenberg in Vienna and masterclasses with Vladimir Feltsman.

Aside from being a classical pianist, Andrei Romanov is a composer. He studied jazz under Joan Styles, Ted Rosenthal and Bobby Sanabria at the Manhattan School of Music, and with Barry Harris in New York. In 2019, Romanov shared the stage with Pinchas Zukerman as a harpsichordist.

Andrei worked as a teaching artist at the Manhattan School of Music for two years.

Currently Andrei is pursuing Professional Studies Diploma at the Mannes School of Music as a Double Major, studying piano with Pavlina Dokovska and composition with Lowell Liebermann. In addition, he is studying jazz composition with Kirk Nurock, Ned Rothenberg, and Angelica Sanchez.