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About Margarita Rovenskaya
Pianist Margarita Rovenskaya has performed extensively in the US and abroad, with recitals in Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall, Zimmerli Museum, Ukrainian Museum, Teatro Machiavelli in Sicily, and Salmagundi Art Gallery, among others. Prizewinner of the American Music Talent Competition, Chopin Society Malaysia International Competition, WPTA Finland International Competition, Constantine the Great International Competition, Mary Smart International Concerto Competition, and American Fine Arts Festival. Margarita performs in several annual concert series such as Bach to the Future Concert Series, Young Masters Concert Series, Manchester Music Festival, as well as the annual Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival held at the Ukrainian Museum in NYC.
Margarita especially enjoys chamber music and has collaborated with internationally acclaimed artists, including concertmaster of Russian orchestra Moscow Virtuosi, Alexey Lundin. She performed in the Savannah Philharmonic’s Larsen Spotlight Series as a Rising Star with a performance of Franck Quintet has performed in Vermont as part of the six-week Manchester Music Festival chamber series, and performed as Piano Fellow at the Heifetz Institute, where she coached and performed chamber music. Margarita has also performed several trios in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall as a winner of the Chamber Music Prize at the American Festival of Fine Arts. Her performances also include premieres of new music, such as the US premiere of Frank Ticheli’s Clarinet Concerto, where she was the orchestral pianist, Christopher Dietz’s premiere of Sonoromoro for chamber orchestra, piano, and percussion, and Peter Kramer’s piano quartet composed for the acclaimed Desdemona Ensemble, of which she is the pianist. She has performed extensively with her duo partner, cellist Kevin Mills, all around the US.
Margarita has also performed internationally at festivals such as the Sicily International Piano Competition, Tel Hai Piano Masterclasses, Summit Music Festival, PianoSummer at New Paltz, Beethoven Institute at Mannes, and Round Top Festival Institute. In the summer of 2014, she ran the international Summit Music Festival as General Manager, where she also performed both solo and chamber music.
Born in Ukraine, Margarita Rovenskaya began studying the piano at the age of six in Chicago. She earned her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at Oberlin Conservatory in May 2012 and her Masters in Piano Studies at New York University in May 2014, where she also served as Adjunct Piano Faculty. She is currently earning her Doctorate of Musical Arts at Rutgers University. She is based in New York, where she performs and enjoys teaching. She is Head of the Piano Department at Newark School Of The Arts and is piano faculty at several studios, schools, and summer festivals.
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