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Programs: Piano & Collaborative Piano

Tanya Gabrielian

Hailed by the London Times as a “pianist of powerful physical and imaginative muscle”, Tanya Gabrielian has captivated audiences worldwide with her gripping performances. She has performed on four continents in acclaimed venues including Carnegie Hall in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Sydney Opera House, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall in London, […]

Linda Jiorle-Nagy

Linda Jiorle-Nagy studied at the Kölnischer Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, West Germany as a Fulbright-Hays/Daad Scholar, Rutgers University [AB cum laude with Honors in Music], and Boston University, [MM and DMA with Honors in Piano]. Her principal teachers include Eugene Helmer, Maria Katona Valgoczy, and Dr. Béla Böszörményi-Nagy. Ms. Jiorle-Nagy has performed as soloist, duo-pianist, […]

Shiela Kibbe

Shiela Kibbe is Chairman of the Keyboard Department. She enjoys an international career as recital partner to instrumentalists and vocalists alike, concertizing throughout the United States and Europe, as well as in China, Japan, and Russia. Ms. Kibbe has been hailed by Richard Dyer in the Boston Globe as an “authoritative pianist” and a “superb […]

Robert Merfeld

Mr. Merfeld received his training at Oberlin Conservatory where he was awarded a B.M., and subsequently was granted an M.M. from the Julliard School as a scholarship student of Beveridge Webster.  His primary childhood teacher was the eminent pianist Leonid Hambro. During his career, he has performed solo, concerti and chamber music concerts throughout the […]

Pavel Nersessian

“His performance brought a veritable roar of approval from the audience,” wrote the Irish Times, after Pavel Nersessian received the 1st Prize in the GPA Dublin International Piano Competition in 1991. Being one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation in Russia, he is known for his ability to play equally convincingly in the […]

Boaz Sharon

Boaz Sharon is Professor of Piano at Boston University. He is a Steinway Artist and Artistic Director of the Sichuan International Piano Festival, China.   An internationally renowned pianist and artist/teacher, he is the first prize winner and gold medalist of the Jaen International Piano Competition, Spain. He is an annual artist/teacher at international piano festivals […]

Andrius Zlabys

Grammy-nominated pianist Andrius Žlabys has received international acclaim for his appearances with many of the world’s leading orchestras, including The New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Rotterdam Symphony, and Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires. He joined the Boston University keyboard faculty in Fall 2021.   Born in Lithuania and trained at the Curtis Institute of Music, Žlabys […]