South Bay, CA
Anna Goryacheva began her professional music studies at the age of six at the Kaliningrad Special Music School for gifted children affiliated to the Kaliningrad State Music College. At the age of 9 she made her orchestral debut, which took place in Hungary, and the next year she performed her first philharmonic recital with Kaliningrad State Symphony Orchestra, playing Mozart's Concerto No.23. She also appeared as a soloist with Kaunas Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pavel Berman on the orchestra’s tour in Eastern Europe, which was internationally broadcast. During her studies at the Kaliningrad State Music College Ms. Goryacheva was a recipient of annual grants from the “Young Talents of Russia” Foundation for her exceptional contribution in Culture and Arts. Later, she was awarded the Special Award of the “New Names” foundation for her outstanding abilities and concert activity.
Anna Goryacheva is a graduate of the Gnessin Academy of Music (Moscow, Russia, where she studied Prof. Denis Burstein (piano department of Vladimir Tropp). During her stay in Russia she became a Prizewinner of several International Piano Competitions , and participated in a number of master classes with leading performers and teachers, such as Lev Natochenny, Dmitry Bashkirov, Mikhail Voskresensky, Avo Kouyoumdjian, Igor Lazco, Aldona Dvarionaite, Vera Nosina, Yury Slesarev, Vladimir Tropp, Maria Gambaryan to name a few.
In 2011 Ms. Goryacheva became a winner of the USC Thornton School Dean’s Full Scholarship Award (Los Angeles, California), and started a prestigious Artist Diploma program under the guidance of a Prof. Daniel Pollack. Thereafter she completed her Masters Degree at the Thornton School, and was awarded her Diploma with High Distinction.
Ms. Goryacheva performed solo and chamber recitals in Russia, United States, Poland, Hungary, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Finland, and Sweden. Her solo and orchestra performances were broadcast on the radio and television in Hungary, Lithuania, Sweden, and Russia. She is a founder of a special educational program and piano project «Elite Piano institute». Her passion is to inspire young pianists and fully reveal their talent from the very first steps.
MASTER OF MUSIC
Gnessin Academy of Music (Moscow, Russia)
USC Thornton School of Music (Los Angeles, CA)