“Phenomenally talented pianist Yana Reznik is capable of expressing the emotional extremes of human experience with textural refinement and blistering virtuosity. She has an intensity on stage which is captivatingaurally and visually” wrote her former teacher, Stephen Perry, of the renowned Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan.
Russian-born pianist, Yana Reznik has performed throughout Russia, Europe and the United States. She gave her Carnegie Hall Debut in New York in 2002 as a winner of the Artists International Competition. Her guest artists were the renowned St.Petersburg Quartet. She has also appeared on such stages as the Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, The Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory and the Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg, Russia. Yana has performed with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, USC Symphony Orchestra, World Youth Symphony Orchestra and Torrance Symphony Orchestra as a concerto soloist.
Yana Reznik’s artistic career began at the Rachmaninoff School of Music in Moscow where she studied with Raisa Bekerman. Since 1995 Miss Reznik has been living in the United States and has received her Bachelors Degree from the Manhattan School of Music, New York, under the guidance of Phillip Kawin and her Masters Degree at the University of Southern California, studying with John Perry. Yana has performed extensively as a soloist as well as a chamber musician, collaborating with such masters as Isidor Cohen, Frank Morelli, Mark Silverman, Alex and Albert Markov. Yana has participated in prestigious summer festivals such as the Aspen Music Festival where she studied with Yoheved Kaplinsky, Sarasota Music Festival, Kent/Blossom Music Festival, Norfolk, Piano Summers at New Paltz, International Academy of Music in Russia, East-West International Academy in Germany, Vivaldi Nuelly Pleasance in France. She has won the MTNA competition, Cypress College Competition, and Interlochen Arts Festival concerto competition. Yana has also benefited from the masterclasses with Lang Lang, Claude Franck, Boris Berman, Vladimir Feltsman, Peter Frankl, John O’Conor, Eugene Istomin, Robert Levin and Ann Shein among others. Her performances have been broadcasted at KUSC Center Stage and “Sundays at Four” in Los Angeles, NPR “From the Top” and Interlochen Public Radio in Michigan.
In May 2008, Miss Reznik received Professional Studies Certificate as a student of John Perry at the prestigious Colburn School of Music. As an active chamber collaborator, Yana was a resident pianist and director for the Southern California Brahms Festival during the season 2007-2008, performing the complete chamber works for piano by Brahms.
Currently, Miss Reznik resides in Los Angeles where she is a part of a newly formed classical crossover project with cellist Tina Guo. They were signed to be managed by David Bendett. Her piano trio “Thrice” with members Indira Rachmutalla and Timothy Braun is actively concretizing and discovering new and interesting programs to be performed.
Personal Website: www.yanareznik.com
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YANA'S DEBUT CD RELEASE
Yana Reznik, Pianist. Her debut CD released Dec. 2009. Includes works by Granados, Rachmaninoff, Bach, Prokofiev, Spaeth, and Gershwin.
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