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Igor Resnianski


A Steinway artist, Dr. Resnianski is a prize winner of many international piano competitions including the First Prize in New Orleans International Piano Competition; the Silver Medal in International World Piano Competition, Cincinnati, Ohio; the Bronze Medal in Nena Wideman International Piano Competition, Shreveport, Louisiana, the Fifth Prize in the first Beijing International Piano Competition, and the Second Prize in All Russian Piano Competition Sodrujestvo. In Russia, he performed in many cities and appeared in the famous halls of Moscow and St. Petersburg including the historic Glinka Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg and Gnessin Institute of Music in Moscow.


Dr. Resnianski performed with Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Kemerovo and Novokuznetsk Philharmonic, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Kennett Symphony, etc. He gave solo recitals in Russia, USA, South America, China, Hong Kong, etc. His performances were televised and broadcasted in Novosibirsk, Russia; Palm Beach, FL; Cincinnati, OH. Dr. Resnianski's performances were featured on the PBS/WHYY Y-Arts television channel. His chamber recordings were released under St. Petersburg Recording Company and Sony Entertainment.


Named 2012 Teacher of the Year for the state of Pennsylvania and 2016 and 2017 Top Teacher by Steinway & Sons, Dr. Resnianski teaches master-classes and judges local, state, regional, national, and international piano competitions in the US and abroad. He is a regular faculty of such festivals as PianoTexas International Academy and Festival, Fort Worth TX; Piano Institute at Texas Music Festival, Houston TX; New Orleans Piano Institute, LA, California Concerto Weekend, CA, etc. Since September 2013, Dr. Resnianski accepted responsibilities of a director of the New Orleans Piano Institute.

His students are winners of many local, state, national, and international piano competitions such as Philadelphia Orchestra Greenfield Concerto Competition; William Kapell Young Artist International Piano Competition; Liszt International Competition in Los Angeles; Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford Connecticut; World Piano Competition in Cincinnati; MTNA/PMTA state piano Competition; New Orleans Piano Institute Competitions, Solo and concerto; TCU-Cliburn Piano Institute Concerto Competition; etc.

Dr. Resnianski is an Assistant Professor at West Chester University of Pennsylvania in West Chester, PA. He also teaches privately and at the Nelly Berman School of Music in Haverford, PA.

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