Pianist Anna Maimine was born in Moscow, Russia where she began studying piano with Professor Natalya Dolenko at the Gnessin School for Children. At the age of twelve, Anna came to Rochester, New York where she continued her studies at the Eastman Community Music School with Gary Fisher and Alla Kuznetsov. She graduated with an Honors Diploma in Piano and a Certificate of Merit. During her undergraduate years, Anna Studied with Professor Natalya Antonova and Professor and Chairman of Music Piano Department, Douglas Humpherys. Anna has garnered prizes at many competitions including the SUNYGeneseo Young Artist Competition, the Junior All-Star MTA Piano Competition, the Arco and Fortissimo Chamber Music Competition, the Kilian Competition, and the audience prize at the Moulin d’Ande Annual Concerto Competition in France.
In 2005, she was a finalist at the Schumann Concerto Competition and Hamamatsu Competition at the Eastman School of Music. As well, she was a first place winner at the Annual 1000 Islands International Piano Competition for Young People. In 2006, Anna won third prize at the Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition in New York City, the result being a performance at the Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York. Since her début at the age of five, Anna has performed in Kilbourne Hall, Eastman Theater, Donnell Library, Concert Hall of the Olympic Village in Moscow, the Music Chambers of the House Shuvalov, the Great Hall of the Gnessin Institute, Glinka’s Museum Concert Hall, Vano Muradeli Concert Hall, and the Concert Hall of the House of Press in Moscow. She has performed in the master classes of Logan Skelton, Thomas Schumacher, Uri Lebedev, Sean Duggan, and Jan Cap. Anna received her Bachelors and Masters Degrees from the Eastman School of Music, where she is currently a student of Professor Douglas Humphreys.
Personal Site: http://www.annamaimine.com/