Olga Krayterman, the National Federation of Music Clubs 2013 Young Artist Winner for Piano, will appear in concert at the University of Arkansas at Monticello on September 11 at 7 p.m. at the UAM Fine Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public. The performance is sponsored by the Southeast Arkansas Concert Association, the UAM Division of Music and the National Federation of Music Clubs.
Krayterman, a Belarussian-born American pianist and an accomplished performer of solo and chamber repertoire, made her orchestral debut with the South Carolina Philharmonic at the age of seventeen playing Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto.
She has received first prizes at the Concours International de Piano du Moulin d’Ande in France, in the Stravinsky Competition, in the Southeastern Piano Festival in South Carolina, and third prize at the Thousand Island International Piano Competition.
Krayterman has participated in numerous piano festivals, including the Académie Inernationale du Moulin d’Andé in France, the Burgos International Music Festival in Spain, Pianofest in the Hamptons, the Orford Festival in Canada, the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Maine, and others.
She has performed in countless master classes for such world renowned musicians as Natalya Antonova, Malcom Bilson, Irina Edelstein, Douglas Humpherys, Robert Levin, Julian Martin, Yoshikazu Nagai, John Perry, Nelita True, and Vladimir Viardo. Having begun her piano study at age six, Krayterman continued her musical education in Cincinnati after immigrating to the U.S. with her family in 1995. Her principal teachers include Prof. Natalya Antonova of the Eastman School and Terry Moran of the Cleveland Institute of Music.
Krayterman was awarded her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, where she is also currently completing her Doctorate in performance and literature. In recent years, she has begun to teach and adjudicate. She has held the post of Teaching Assistant at the Eastman school since 2008 and has taught at the Eastman Community Music School since 2011.
Krayteman will also perform in five other locations around the state of Arkansas.
For more information, visit our the Southeast Arkansas Concert Association website, seark.org or call the UAM Music Department at 870-460-1060.