Maria coaches both individuals and ensembles at intermediate and advanced playing levels. Maria is open to online coaching sessions and lessons.
As a professional musician I've been always happy to meet with real music lovers, people who find joy in making music, to share my experience and knowledge.
Here is some information:
Maria Meerovitch was born in St.Petersburg to non-musicians family. Nevertheless music has been an important part of family’s life and at the age of six Maria began her musical education. At the age of eight she performed at St.Petersburg Philharmonic Hall for the first time.
She continued her studies at St.Petersburg Conservatory’s junior Music Institute with M.Freindling and M.Lebed and later under Prof. Anatol Ugorski at the Rimsky-Korsakov St.Petersburg State Conservatory, with piano as principal subject.
In 1990 Maria came to Belgium after having received a scholarship from “Fonds Alex de Vries”- Y.Menuhin Foundation, graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp (cum laude) and immediately began teaching piano and chamber music at the same institution.
She subsequently won first prizes at several International Competitions (G.B. Viotti, Italy; Ch. Hennen, the Netherlands) and has been performing around the world ever since appearing in solo and chamber music recitals in the USA, Japan, Taiwan, Brazil, The Republic of South Africa, South Korea, Israel and Europe. Highlights include Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Bad-Kissingen Musik Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Cité de la Musique (Paris), Opera City Hall (Tokyo), Musikhalle (Hamburg), Newport Music Festival (Newport), Martha Argerich’s Meeting Point (Beppu), Théâtre des Champs Élysées (Paris), National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing), Pharos Chamber Music Festival (Cyprus), Elbphilharmonie (Hamburg), Progetto Martha Argerich (Lugano), Teatro Municipal (Rio de Janeiro), St.Petersburg Philharmonic Hall, Elbphilharmonie (Hamburg), etc.
She collaborated and made a number of recordings with a variety of international chamber music partners (Martha Argerich, Philippe Hirschhorn, Saulus Sondeckis, Vadim Repin, Dora Schwarzberg, Boris Berezovsky, Daishin Kashimoto, Boris Brovtsyn, Dmitry Jurovsky, Elisabeth Watts, Daniel Smith..... ) including her close duo partnership with Sergei Nakariakov, with whom she appeared in an ARTE production “Ich war nie ein Wunderkind” in 2005.
Traveling in Europe is an easy task, will be happy to meet.
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