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ABOUT THE TEACHER 

PROFESSIONAL BIO

World-class piano performer with unique teaching method based on experience, passion for all of the Fine Arts, and knowledge in Music Therapy. Among Angelika's students - winners of regional, national, and international competitions.

In her native Ukraine, Angelika’s talent was recognized by an array of prizes and performances. She appeared with chamber and symphony orchestras in Kyiv, Donetsk, and Uzhgorod and received top honors in all the competitions in which she has taken part: Kyiv-Vorsel (First Prize, two years in a row), the Zakarpatija Festival of Uzhgorod (Grand Prix), and the Donetsk Competition in honor of Sergei Prokofiev’s 110th birthday (Second Prize). During her studies at Budapest’s Franz Liszt Academy, Angelika gave numerous solo recitals across Hungary and won First Prize at the 2008 Yamaha Competition in Budapest.

EDUCATION

Franz Liszt Academy of Music

Master of Music, 2010

Manhattan School of Music

Professional Studies, 2012

SPECIALTY

  • Piano - All Levels

  • Theory - All Levels

EXAM PREPARATION

HIGHLIGHTS 

  • Prizewinner of Liszt International Piano Competition, Netherlands (Top 10 Competitions in the World)

  • Had toured in Western and Eastern Europe, North and South America, Australia, Asia

  • Teaching since 2012

  • Creator and artistic director of "Visual Music Connecting Arts" Project

LANGUAGES

  • English 

  • Russian

  • Ukrainian

ANGELIKA SMIRNOV

PIANO TEACHER