Classical Pianist Olga Gurevich to Perform a Free Concert

On September 10, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., the First Presbyterian Church of Stirling will present classical pianist Olga Gurevich. This will be Ms Gurevich’s first solo appearance in Stirling.
Ms. Gurevich is enjoying her career as a concert pianist, chamber musician, and a piano teacher. Her concert appearances include Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall, 92nd Street Y in NYC, Smirna Opera Theatre in Delaware, Westport Concert Series in Connecticut, Scuola Civica in Cagliari, Italy, and many others. Her performances were broadcasted by National Television in Azerbaijan, First TV Channel in Russia and RAI Tre in Italy. She collaborated with Manhattan Symphonie, Richmond County orchestra, New York Session Symphony orchestra, Riverside Opera Company, New Opera Company, and performed as a member of numerous chamber music ensembles. She has been a pianist in residence for Silver Bay String Quartet since 2015. Olga’s solo piano recordings of Chopin’s music as part of the Musopen project can be found at https://musopen.org/music/performer/olga-gurevich.  Mrs. Gurevich appeared with her solo piano recital at Saugertis Pro Musica concert series in May of 2017, and performed with Silver Bay Quartet at Silver Bay Festival and at Marcella Sembrich Museum Concert series in July of 2017. Her plans for this year also include a few concerts in collaboration with a composer and a soprano Alla Borzova.
Olga Gurevich earned her Master’s degree in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy at Gnesin Academy of Music, and then finished her post-graduate studies at Maimonides State Academy in Moscow, Russia. Olga is a winner of international piano competitions both in solo and piano four-hands divisions (XIII Piano International competition in Salerno, Italy, and Ragusa Ibla Foundation International Piano competition in Ragusa, Italy).
In addition to her active performing career, Olga is a devoted educator. She has been teaching piano for more than two decades. Olga has her private piano practice in New York City, and her students regularly perform at the Steinway Hall. She is a musical director at “Hands ON!” studio in Manhattan, teaching music appreciation to very young children, writing curriculum and training new teachers.
Ms. Gurevich’s program will include selections from Scarlatti, Chopin, Debussy, and Robert Schumann.
For more information, go to www.fpcstirling.org to view Ms. Gurevich’s program or call the First Presbyterian Church of Stirling at (908) 647 – 1033.
This will be the first concert in the Church’s concert series for the 2017 – 2018 season. Admission, as always, is free. A short reception will follow the concert at which attendees may meet the performers. Refreshments will be served.

(pictured) Classical pianist Olga Gurevich will perform a free concert on September 10, at 2:00 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Stirling.

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