Milana Chernyavska is professor of piano  at the  University of Music and  Performing  Arts Graz (Austria)


International Music Academy in the Principality of Liechtenstein https://www.musikakademie.li/en

Reina Sofia Escuela Superior de Musika in Madrid https://www.escuelasuperiordemusicareinasofia.es/en

She leads numerous  international masterclasses worldwide and is a sought-after juror in prestigious piano competitions, such as the ARD Competition  in Munich, the Mozart Competition in Salzburg  , the Feruccio Busoni in Bolzano , the Santa Cecilia Competition in Porto, or the Bluethner Goldaward in Vienna. Her students constantly win top prizes at important international competitions as Santander Paloma O`Shea, Ferruccio Busoni, Maria Canals, Vendome Prize at the Verbier.

This page is dedicated to former and current students of Prof. Milana Chernyavska

Anna Ulaieva  

Official Blüthner Artist

1st prize at the Malta International Piano Competition 2018 in Valetta (Malta),

Final of the largest competition series in the world (720 participants from 70 nations  with the highest prize money in piano competition history) in Valletta.

Anna has won prizes in more than fifteen renowned international competitions. Among others:

20th Alexander Scriabin International Piano Competition ( Grosetto , Italy ),

Piano Open International Competition ( Berlin , Germany ),

Johannes Brahms Piano Competition  (Detmold , Germany ),

International "Isidor Bajic Piano Memorial" Piano Competition (Serbia),

International "Blüthner Golden Tone Award" piano competition in Vienna (Austia).

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1st prize, the audience award and several other special prizes at the International Maria Canals Competition 2017 in Barcelona (Spain).

Levon has won prizes in more than ten international competitions. Among others:

International Piano Competition Forum per Tasti (Slovakia),

International Piano competition Roberta Gallinari (Italy),

XVIII International Piano Competition Santa Cecilia (Porto, Portugal),

International "Isidor Bajic Piano Memorial" Piano competition (Novij Sad, Serbia).

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Dmytro Choni 

1st prize and gold medal at XIX. Santander Paloma O’Shea International Piano Competition 2018 in Santander (Spain).

 Dmytro has won prizes from more than twenty international competitions. Among others:           

Verbier Festival "Vendome Prize" (Verbier, Switzerland),

Bösendorfer USASU International Piano Competition (Arizona, USA),

International Ferruccio Busoni piano competition (Bolzano, Italy),

"Prix du Piano Bern" Interlaken Classics (Bern, Switzerland),

ZF Music Award (Friedrichshafen, Germany),

Los Angeles International Piano Competition ( Los Angeles, USA),

Chopin Roma International Piano Competition in (Italy),

Suzhou International Piano Competition (Suzou, China), 

"Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Prize" in Appiano ( Epan, Italy),

 International piano competition “in memory of Vladimir Horowitz” (Ukraine),

International Tucuman Piano Competition (Argentina),

 San Marino International Piano Competition (Italy).

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Polina Sasko

1st prize at the 22nd "Mauro Paolo Monopoli Prize" International Piano Competition 2019 in Barletta (Italy).

Polina has won more than ten international competitions. Among others:

3rd Shigeru Kawai International Piano Competition , Tokyo (Japan),

9th International Competition “Giovani Musicisti" Città Di Treviso (Italy),

 XXI International Piano Competition "Stefano Marizza" , Trieste (Italy),

10th Euterpe International Piano Competition , Corato (Italy),

5th ClaMo International Piano Competition , Murcia (Spain),

International Grand Prix Murai Piano Competition (Croatia),

 XX San Sebastian City International Piano Competition (Spain).

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Adela Liculescu

Official Bösendorfer Artist

1st prize at the "Prix du Piano Bern" 2018 in Bern (Switzerland).

 Adela has won more than 10 international competitions. Among others:

International Brahms Competition ( Pörtschach , Austria),

 International Brahms Competition (Detmold , Germany),

Yamaha Music Award Austria, Bösendorfer Competition (Vienna , Austria),

"Citta di Cantu Piano Concerto" International  Competition (Italy).

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 1st prize at the V International Piano Competition “ClaMo” 2018 in Murcia (Spain);

followed by concerts as a soloist with orchestra in the 2019 and 2020 seasons.

Olena has won more than ten international competitions. Among others:

5th International Piano Competition Gran Piano Ciudad de Alcala ( Madrid , Spain),

 XIII Lia Tortora International Piano Competition in Cittá della Pieve (Italy),

Martha Debelli competition in Graz (Austria),

XXI Stefano Marizza International Piano Competition in Trieste (Italy),

Augustin Aponte International Competition (Spain),

 "Giovani Musicisti" - Citta de Treviso (Italy).

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1st prize and EMCY prize at the international piano competition in Ettlingen (Germany) 2018

Oleksii has won more than fifteen international piano competitions. Among others :

the International piano competition "Juries in Competition" (Salzburg,Österreich)

Vienna International Music Competition (Austria)

International Piano Competition "Merci Maestro" ( Brussels , Belgium)

International piano competition “Stefano Marizza” in Trieste (Italy)

International piano competition in Val Tidone (Italy)

 International piano competition "In Memory of Vladimir Horowitz" (Ukraine).

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Ondrej Zavadil  

 1st prize at the International Anton Rubinstein Competition 2018 in Düsseldorf (Germany)

Ondrej has won more than ten international competitions. Among others:

International competition for young pianists “Merci, Maestro!”  (Brussels, Belgium)

16th Ettlingen International Piano Competition (Ettlingen, Germany),

Martha Debelli piano competition in Graz (Austria),

International piano competition "Ischia" (Italy),

"Val de Travers" International Piano Competition (Switzerland).

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Mariia Iudenko

1st prize "VIII Andrea Baldi International Piano Competition" 2019 in Bologna (Italy)

Mariia has won more than 10 international competitions. Among others :

 International piano competition "Friuli Venezia Giulia" in Cosenza (Italy),

Campillos International Piano Competition (Spain),

International piano competition in Geilenkirchen (Germany),

VI International Piano Competition "Euregio Piano Award" (Germany),

"CEI-Central European Initiative" in Sacile (Italy),

Luciano Luciani International Piano Competition in Cosenza (Italy).

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Vladimir Aćimović 

1st prize at the "Ricard Vines" International Piano Competition for Youth 2019 (Spain)

Vladimir is a laureate at various international piano competitions. Among others:

 International "Merci, Maestro!" Piano competition  (Brussels , Belgium),

International Isidor Bajic Piano Memorial Competition (Novi Sad, Serbia),

ArtLink Foundation award for the most promising artist in Serbia in 2019.

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1st prize "Premio Galetta" at the Livorno International Piano Competition 2019 (Italy)

Roman has won awards at more than twenty international piano competitions. Among others:

International piano competition "In Memory of Vladimir Horowitz" (Ukraine),

"Val de Travers" International Piano Competition, (Switzerland)

International competition for young pianists "Merci, Maestro!" (Belgium),

International piano competition Peter Toperczer (Slovakia),

International Competition for Young Piano Players "Amadeus" (Czech Republic),

 International piano competition Cesar Franck (Belgium),

International Volodymyr Krainev Piano Competition (Ukraine),

Rosario Marchiano piano competition (Austria),

International piano competition "Grotrian-Steinweg" (Germany),

"Rencontres Internationales des Jeunes Pianistes" (Belgium),

International Piano Competition "Piano Talents" (Italy).

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1st prize at the international “Gran Klavier - Ciudad de Alcalá” competition in Madrid.

Irina has won more than ten international piano competitions. Among others:

International Schumann Rospigliosi Piano Competition (Italy),

 "Città di Treviso" International Piano Competition (Italy),

Marta Debelli competition in Graz (Austria),

“7th Concorso Internazionale Giovani Musicisti Premio tonio Salieri” in Verona (Italy)

"X Concorso Pianistico Internationale LIA TORTORA" in Citta della Pieve (Italy)

International piano competition "d`lle de France in Maisson Laffitte" in Paris (France).

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1st prize at the international “Gran Klavier - Ciudad de Alcalá” competition in Madrid.

1st prize and special prize at the international "Grand Prix Virtuoso" competition in London, United Kingdom.

Joanna has won more than fifteen international competitions:

 XVII. International competition Citta di Padova (Italy)

 International Golden Classical Music Awards competition in New York (USA)

 International Vienna Danube Talent Competition in Vienna (Austria),

International talent competition in Budapest (Hungary),

Halina Czerny - Stefanska International Piano Competition in Kraków (Poland),

International Chopin Competition in Narva, Estonia,

International Ischia Piano Competition (Italy),

International Moritz Moszkowski piano competition (Poland),

Emma Altberg piano competition in Lodz (Poland),

International piano competition in Bari (Italy) and others

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1st prize, gold medal and EMCY award at the international piano competition "In Memory of Vladimir Horowitz" (Ukraine).

1st prize at the International Volodymyr Krainev Piano Competition (Ukraine),

"Piano Talents" International Piano Competition in Milan (Italy)

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Aliya Akbergenova


1.Preis und Premio Assoluto beim Internationalen  Klavierwettbewerb „Vietri sul Mare-Amalfi Coast“ in Salerno (Italien) .

 Aliya ist Preisträgerin zahlreichen Internationalen Wettbewerben. Among others:

Grand Prix Jeunes Talents Grand Prixbeim  Internationalen „ Montrond les Bains“ 

Klavierwettbewerb (Frankreich),

Marta Debelli Wettbewerb in Graz (Österreich) u.a. 

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Jovana Kosanovic

1st prize and Premio Assoluto, special prize "Naxos in Musica" at the International

Piano competition "Città di Oleggio" (Italy).

Jovana has won numerous international competitions. Among others:

Young Livorno piano competition (Italy),

15th International Davorin Jenko Competition, Belgrade (Serbia),

International "Bella Bartok" piano Competition, Graz (Austria)

Karlovac International Piano Competition in Karlovac (Croatia),

International Isidor Bajic Piano Memorial Competition, Novi Sad (Serbia).

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Jihye Cecilia Sin

 1st prize, International Piano Competition Città di Treviso (Italy).

Cecilia has won numerous international Competitions. Among others:

Carl Filtsch Competition in Sibiu (Romanian)

Marta Debelli Competition in Graz (Austria)

 International Piano Academy & Competition in Fulda (Germany)

 International Luigi Nono competition in Turin (Italy) and others.

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  Nenad Milosavljevic

1st prize and Premio Absoluto at the  International  Piano Competition „Citta di Palmanova“


Nenad has won numerous international competitions:

Nikolai Rubinstein international piano competition (Bagnolet, France)

 International competition Citta di Padova (Padova, Italy) and others.

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