South Bay, CA
Anna Goryacheva is an award-winning pianist, recording artist, educator, and Steinway Educational Partner. As a founder of the Elite Piano Institute, she established a reputation as one of the most sought-after piano instructors in Los Angeles County. Her expertise in piano coaching has also earned her numerous features in various media outlets, including LA Weekly, Authority Magazine, LA Wire, Voyagela, and more.
In 2021, Anna's achievements were recognized on a global scale when she was included in the Brainz Magazine list of 500 entrepreneurs, influential leaders, educators, and business owners worldwide, highlighting her exceptional success and contributions in the field of music education.
Anna Goryacheva's exceptional talent as a pianist has earned her international acclaim for her performances of deep musical expression, artistry, and sparkling technique. She was celebrated by Flaunt magazine for her "Charming velvety-beautiful sound and engaging interpretations", and described as an "acclaimed soloist of exceptional talent" by LA Weekly.
As a brilliant soloist and chamber musician, Anna has graced stages worldwide, including Russia, the United States, Poland, and Sweden. Her performances, both as a soloist and with orchestras, have been broadcast on radio and television in Hungary, Lithuania, Sweden, and Russia.
She holds a double Masters from Gnessin Academy of Music (Moscow) and USC Thornton School of Music, a Bachelor's degree from Kaliningrad State Music College, and an Artist Diploma from USC Thornton School of Music.
Her mentors at different times were Daniel Pollack, Lev Natochenny, Vladimir Krainev, Dmitry Bashkirov, Mikhail Voskresensky, Avo Kouyoumdjian, Igor Lazco, Aldona Dvarionaite, Yury Slesarev, Vladimir Tropp, and Maria Gambaryan.
Anna frequently gives masterclasses, consults music teachers, and serves as a competition adjudicator. Her recent activity includes appearances in such projects as the Russian Souvenir International Youth Piano Competition (Los Angeles, CA) and Glissando International Piano Festival and Competition (San Diego, CA), where she served as a president and a jury member.
Anna's students are consistently recognized as top-prize winners in national and international piano competitions, as well as achieving the highest scores in the Certificate of Merit program.
Currently based in Redondo Beach, California, Anna is fluent in both English and Russian. She conducts lessons and consultations in person in the South Bay of Los Angeles, CA, as well as online over Zoom, to students from all over the world.
MASTER OF MUSIC
Gnessin Academy of Music
USC Thornton School of Music
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