Mozaika Chamber Music Series: Anna Keiserman
Solo Piano Concert
Works by Rachmaninoff, Janáek, Beethoven, Cervello (US premier)
Russian-born and New York-based pianist Anna Keiserman is known for her creative programming, expressive freedom, and singular vision.
Performance credits in New York City include performing at Le Poisson Rouge, the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and the Fete de La Musique at the invitation of the French-American Piano Society. Other notable venues include the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts (Toms River, NJ) and the Strand Theater (Hudson Falls, NY), Ateneu Barcelone’s (Barcelona, Spain).
In the summer of 2019 Anna embarked on a concert tour through Spain, premiering the Sonata Cerdanyenca for Cello and Piano by Marc Migo Cortes. As a soloist Anna has performed concerti with the Volgograd Symphony Orchestra (Volgograd, Russia), University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, Somerset Symphony Orchestra among others, andtoured through Italy, Spain, and Russia. Among Dr. Keiserman’s awards are top prizes in international piano competitions in Russia, as well as second place in the 2019 American Prize Competition. In 2017 Anna received the “Culture and Art Award” from the New Russia Cultural Center in Rensselaer, NY, for her dedication to promoting arts and culture in the community.
Anna Keiserman has served as faculty at the NYU Steinhardt School of the Arts, at the Rutgers University Extension Division, and at William Paterson University. Having earned degrees from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow and the University of Minnesota, Dr. Keiserman completed her Doctorate in Piano Performance at Rutgers University, where she earned the Elizabeth Wyckoff Durham Award for academic distinction and excellence in piano performance. In September 2020, Anna joined the faculty of Raritan Valley Community College as an Assistant Professor of Piano.