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Natasha Snitkovsky

Artistic Director, Dept. Chair Piano



M.M. Moscow State Conservatoire

City Music Center Co-founder and Artistic Director

Chair, Piano Department

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Natasha was playing piano at the age of 2. She was accepted in the prestigious Central Music School in Moscow and later went to study at the world famous Moscow State Conservatoire with renowned professor Jacob Milstein.
First Prize winner of D'Angelo Piano competition Natasha Snitkovsky has performed extensively in recitals, with orchestras, and in chamber appearances in the New England Area, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Louisiana, California, Indiana, and Ohio. She performed solo recital at Carnegie Hall, and has been a soloist with the American Wind Symphony and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.   In addition, she has been a featured soloist at the Bedford Springs Festival, and has appeared at the "Mostly Mozart Festival" at Heinz Hall. Media exposures have included performance appearances on the "Pittsburgh 2 Day" television program of CBS Group W, affiliate, KDKA, on WQED fine Arts radio station.  She was also interviewed on Bloomberg Radio WBBR in New York City about importance of music education for children, and was included in "Who's Who Among  American Teachers" 2003.

She presented Master classes in Japan, Taiwan, Israel, Mexico, and Italy.

Her students won many national and international competitions and were accepted in Julliard School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Milan Conservatoire and Moscow  Conservatoire.

Ms. Snitkovsky is on the faculty of Duquesne University Mary Pappert School of Music. 

She is a founder and Director of Duquesne Young Artist National Competition.

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