Concert Pianist

Associate Professor of Music, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

(Cal Poly Pomona University)

Adjunct Professor of Music, Claremont Graduate University

Piano Faculty, Montecito International Music Festival

DMA 2004, University of Southern California
MM 1999, University of Southern California
BA 1997, Longy School of Music

email: nadia@ullanta.com



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"a brilliant pianist... spellbinding in sensitivity and mastery of technique" - Imperial Valley Press


"incredible performance full of emotions... virtuoso playing at its best" - Pasadena Star News

Nadia Shpachenko CDs
available for on-line purchase from Ullanta MusicWorks

Recent and Upcoming Performances

 

Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” - a program of newly written works for solo piano (with toy piano, percussion and electronics) by American composers Tom Flaherty, James Matheson, Adam Schoenberg, and Peter Yates at California State University, Dominguez Hills, March 19, 2015, 7:30 pm
Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, and A. Schoenberg) at Biola University's Music at Noon Concert Series, March 18, 2015, 12 pm
Chamber Recital with violinist Martin Chalifour at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Sundays Live Recital Series, March 8, 2015, 6 pm
Chamber Recital with violinist Martin Chalifour at Cal Poly Pomona University, March 3, 2015, 8 pm
Piano Duo Half-Recital (works by Lefkowitz and A. Schoenberg) with pianist Inna Faliks at Cal Poly Pomona University, February 12, 2015, 8 pm
Solo and Chamber Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Lefkowitz, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) with pianist Inna Faliks at UCLA, February 5, 2015, 8 pm
Guest Artist Master Class at UCLA, February 5, 2015
Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) at the Claremont Graduate University February 4, 2015, 4:15 pm
Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) at California State University, Long Beach, January 28, 2015, 8 pm
Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) VCHS, January 23, 2015, 1 pm
Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) at Fresno State University's Fresno New Music Series, January 21, 2015, 8 pm
Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) at Boston Conservatory, October 29, 2014, 4 pm
Solo Recital "100 years and 6000 miles" (works by Prokofiev, Scriabin, Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg and Yates from 1913 and 2013) at the New England Conservatory, October 31, 2014
Guest Artist Master Class at Bloomsburg University, October 28, 2014
Solo Recital "100 years and 6000 miles" (works by Prokofiev, Scriabin, Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg and Yates from 1913 and 2013) at Bloomsburg University, October 27, 2014, 7 pm
Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) at Georgetown University's Friday Music Series, October 24, 2014, 1:15 pm
Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) at University of North Texas's MusicNow series, October 22, 2014, 11:00 am
Solo Recital "100 years and 6000 miles" (works by Prokofiev, Scriabin, Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg and Yates from 1913 and 2013) at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Sundays Live Recital Series, October 5, 2014, 6 pm
Solo Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) at the California Institute of the Arts, September 29, 2014, 4 pm
Solo and Chamber Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) with pianist Genevieve Lee at Pomona College, September 28, 2014, 3 pm
Guest Artist Master Class at the University of North Carolina School for the Arts, September 22, 2014
Solo Recital "100 years and 6000 miles" (works by Prokofiev, Scriabin, Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg and Yates from 1913 and 2013) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, September 21, 2014, 7:30 pm
Solo Recital "100 years and 6000 miles" (works by Prokofiev, Scriabin, Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg and Yates from 1913 and 2013) at Wake Forrest University, September 20, 2014, 3 pm
Guest Artist Master Class at the University of South Carolina, September 19, 2014
Solo Recital "100 years and 6000 miles" (works by Prokofiev, Scriabin, Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg and Yates from 1913 and 2013) at the University of South Carolina, September 18, 2014, 6 pm
Chamber Recital with violinist Maia Jasper and cellist Marek Szpakiewicz (works by Turina, Shostakovich and Schoenfield) at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Sundays Live Recital Series, August 31, 2014, 6 pm
Solo Performance (A. Schoenberg Picture Etudes) at the Montecito International Music Festival, July 21, 2014, 7:30 pm
Piano Master Class at the Montecito International Music Festival, July 21, 2014, 1:30 pm
Chamber Music Performance (Shostakovich Trio) with violinist Emanuel Borok and cellist Marek Szpakiewicz at the Montecito International Music Festival, July 15, 2014, 7:30 pm
Chamber Recital (works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Turina) with violinist Maia Jasper and cellist Marek Szpakiewicz at Cal Poly Pomona University, April 29, 2014, 8 pm
Chamber Recital (works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Turina) with violinist Maia Jasper and cellist Marek Szpakiewicz at Azusa Pacific University, April 28, 2014, 8 pm
Solo and Chamber Recital “Music for a New B'ak'tun” (works by Flaherty, Matheson, A. Schoenberg, and Yates) at Chapman University, April 9, 2014, 7:30 pm
Guest Artist Master Class at Chapman University, February 18, 2014
Chamber Music Performance (Brahms Waltzes) with pianist Grace Fong at Cal Poly Pomona University, February 13, 2014, 8 pm
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Selected Awards Gold Medal at the California International Young Artists' Competition
Bronze Medal at the Wideman International Piano Competition
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Music Samples Listen to Nadia's interview and performance on Boston's WGBH radio
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