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National University (Kiev, Ukraine), MM
Anna Kovalevska began her piano studies when she was five years old in her home country of Ukraine. She came to the United States in 2010 after receiving a full graduate assistant-ship in accompanying to obtain her Artist Diploma at Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA). After graduating, she was invited to join Duquesne University as a staff collaborative pianist. While living in Pittsburgh, Anna was an active opera pianist, piano teacher, and an organist at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Both as a piano soloist and in duet with Yuting Zhou, Anna has won several prizes in numerous national and international piano competitions in Europe and the US. In 2009, she was awarded a stipend from President’s fund “Ukraine” for her musical talents.
Anna moved to Chicago in the fall of 2017 and currently serves as a collaborative pianist at DePaul university and as an organist at First Congregational Church (Des Plaines, IL). She teaches in English, Ukrainian and Russian.
“Merit School of Music is a perfect bridge between the student and the world of music because it has dedicated teachers, great amenities, resources, and a friendly atmosphere.”