Russia - United States
Russian pianist Tatiana Gorbunova is an active soloist, teacher, and chamber musician. Recent performances include solo, lecture recitals, and masterclasses in Tampa, Florida; Canton and Kent, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Raleigh, North Carolina; Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida. This coming season, she will give solo concerts and masterclasses in Monterrey, Mexico; Athens, Greece; Missouri, Georgia, New Jersey, New York and Alabama.
In the summer 2018 she will be featured as a Guest Artist/Clinician at the Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition and Festival in Carmel, Indiana as well as she will be on a judging panel of the Planet of Art-Washington International Competition in Washington D.C. In July 2018 Tatiana will be on a piano faculty at the Midsummer Piano Retreat in Prague Piano Festival.
As a chamber musician, Tatiana has performed with members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Sichuan Symphony Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, Mobile Symphony Orchestra, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic and Bowling Green Philharmonic orchestras. She was also employed at the Interlochen Center for the Arts as a collaborative pianist. Tatiana is a champion of new music. In Spring 2018 she will give a world premiere of a composition written for her by the Presser Foundation Scholar Jon Lin Chua. In December 2017 she will premiere piano compositions by Lera Auerbach and Boris Tischenko in a solo recital in Teatro de las Artes in Monterrey, Mexico. Tatiana is a founding member of the contemporary piano duo project Duo One. In collaboration with a pianist Huizi Zhang they perform and promote contemporary piano duet music. In 2018 the ensemble will give a world premiere of a composition by Pulitzer-finalist American composer Carter Pann, among others.
Tatiana’s recent awards include first prize in the Chapman-Neesen graduate solo piano competition at Florida State University, a Tallahassee Music Guild scholarship, and a ProMusica grant with a special scholarship to attend Brevard Music Festival. In the Dr. Marjorie Conrad Art Song Competition, she was awarded with a performance broadcasted on the Bowling Green Public Radio and Television Network; she was also featured on WFSQ in “Showcase” with Dan McDonald; and she won the prize at the 44th Annual Competition in Music Performance in Bowling Green, Ohio. In February 2011 Tatiana performed Schumann’s Piano Concerto with the Bowling Green State Philharmonic. While studying in Russia, Tatiana became one of the winners in the All-Russia Chamber Music Competitions in Sizran.
Tatiana was appointed in the fall of 2016 to the piano faculty of Wallace Community College in Alabama. She teaches at the Interlochen Arts Camp in the summer. She holds degrees in piano from Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory (Russia), Bowling Green State University, and Florida State University. Her major piano teachers include Prof. Bella Alterman, Dr. Robert Satterlee, and Dr. Joel Hastings.