Preparatory Division Faculty
M.M., B.M., The Juilliard School; B.A., Academy of Arts, Novi Sad (Yugoslavia). Jundelson Award (Juilliard), Gina Bachauer Scholarship (Juilliard). Piano studies with Benjamin Kaplan, Josef Raieff, Clifton Matthews, Arbo Valdma.
Winner first prize, Artist International Competition; third prize, Olga Koussevitsky Competition; second prize, Young Keyboard Artists International Competition. Solo performances throughout Europe and U.S. Recitals as Cultural Ambassador throughout Serbia and Montenegro sponsored by U.S. State Department. Solo appearances with the National Radio Symphony (Ukraine), Belgrade Philharmonia, Belgrade Radio Symphony, Slovak Philharmonia, San Diego Symphony, Novi Sad Orchestra. Music festivals in Sicily and Switzerland. Recordings for Naxos, Artek, Phoenix USA, Citadel, Vox, Helicon. Premiere recordings of works by Creston, Flagello, Giannini. Fanfare Magazine Best Recording Award, 1996, 1999. Master classes, Belgrade Academy of Music. Former Teaching Fellow, The Juilliard School. Piano Department Liaison, Mannes Preparatory Division, 2001-03, 2006-08. Faculty, Dalcroze School of Music since 1996, Mannes Preparatory Division since 1990. Personal Website:www.tatjanarankovich.com