Dr. Adriana Bocaneanu

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I am a professional performer and pianist with extensive artistic experience as accompanist for solo and ensemble performance.

In addition to my music background in piano performance, I had the opportunity to prove my excellent sight reading and coaching skills through choral and vocal work, performing with singers and instrumentalists.

I hold a Bachelor of Music / Piano Performance degree from Music Conservatoire “Ciprian Porumbescu”, Bucharest, and a Ph.D. Degree in Music / Piano Performance from National University of Music, Bucharest.

Currently I teach at Piano Art Studio, being dedicated to artistic excellence through personal and collaborative work. I had numerous appearances with Symphony Orchestra as both accompanist and featured soloist. My repertoire includes all classical styles and sacred music.

Professional affiliations include Music Teachers National Association, Georgia Music Teachers Association, and Gwinnett County Music Teachers Association.

Highlights of Teaching Achievements

Selecting repertoire and successfully preparing students to win international piano competitions

2014 - Padova International Competition, Italy, 2nd prize, Premio virtuozitè.
2014 - Barlassina International Young Talents Competition, Italy, Classical concerto, 2nd prize.
2014 - Barlassina International Young Talents Competition, Italy, Romantic concerto 2nd prize.
2014 - International Piano Competition “Simone Delbert-Février”, Côte d’Azur, France, 2nd prize

Mentoring students for Scholarship awards and for Master class admission

2013/14 - Birmingham Conservatoire, UK, Erasmus program and Master program.
2014 - Festival MusicAlp, Tignes, France, Pascal Devoyon (from Berlin Conservatoire).
2013 - Maria Jõao Pires and Abdel Rahman El Bacha, La Chappele Musicale Reine Elisabeth, Brussels.
2013 -Young Pianists in Darmstadt, Germany, with Grigory Gruzman (from Weimar Conservatory).
2012 - Montepulciano, Italy, master class with Diana Ketler, piano (Royal Academy of Music, London)

Coaching students to perform with orchestra

2013 – Daria Ioana Tudor, soloist at “La Monnaie” Royal Theatre, Brussels, with “Prima la Musica” Orchestra, in L. van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No.1 in C Major.
2007 – Daria Ioana Tudor (9 years old), soloist with the National Radio Chamber Orchestra, J. Haydn, Piano Concerto in G major, Hob. XVIII: 4, live on National Radio.
2002 – Arthur Bocaneanu (10 years old), soloist with the Rm. Valcea Philharmonic, W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto in A major, K. 488.