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Name: Anna Ouspenskaya
Skills: Accompanist, Player, Soloist, Teacher (Piano)
Phone: +1 (703) 262 7962
Fax: +1 (703) 262 7962
Address: 2376 Albot Road, Reston, VA 20191, United States
Links: E-mail
Anna Ouspenskaya was born in Yaroslavle, Russia, into a family of professional musicians. Her father was a Principal conductor of Yaroslavl Philharmonic Simphony Orchestra, and her mother was a violinist at the same orchestra. Anna started her piano study at the age of six and a half. At the age of seven and a half she made her debut with the Yaroslavl Philharmonic playing Haydn's Piano Concerto in D Major. Entering her 5th grade Anna was accepted to the Moscow Conservatory Central Music school for Gifted Children, where she started studying with reknown Dr. Levin. She won several local competitions and honor scholarships as well as was for many years admitted into concertizing group of students who traveled throughout Russia playing solo and orchestral performances. She performed with such known conductors as Barsov, Ponkin, Golovchin, Niazy, and Yakovlev in both Russian capitals, Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as many of former Soviet Republics.

In 1989 Ms. Ouspenskaya was accepted to the St. Petersburg Conservatory where she earned her Masters degree. In 1991 she made her first trip to the United States, winning Second Prize in the Bach International Piano Competition in Washington, DC. Since that year Anna was coming to US every year to perform and give master classes which took her to 18 states. In 1993 Ms. Ouspenskaya was a finalist at the Bach International Piano Competition in Germany. She made her first CD in 1995 with Altarus records, and her second is on its way on Ramsey records due for release this summer. Both CDs represent Russian music: the 1st of Rodion Shchedrin and the 2nd of Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky.

From 1996 to 1998 Anna Ouspenskaya lived and worked in Luxembourg at Dudelange Conservatory, also giving performances in France, Germany, Italy, Belgium and Scotland.

In 1998 Ms. Ouspenskaya moved to the United States. She is currently residing in Reston, Virginia, teaching at the Levine School of Music, pusruing a Doctorate at the Catholic University of America and concertizing in this area as well as other states and cities. She recently debuted with the Einstein Symphony Orchestra in New York City, performing the Saint-Saens Fourth Piano Concerto with Stephen Moshman conducting, and made her Kennedy Center debut in February 2002.



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