Inesa Sinkevych

Critics have praised Ukrainian-born pianist Inesa Sinkevych for her “very personal sound and rich cantabile” (Ritmo, Spain) and her “intense, structurally sophisticated and thrilling playing” (General-Anzeiger, Germany). She has performed as recitalist, chamber player and orchestral soloist at the Mann Auditorium in Tel Aviv, the Purcell Room at London’s Royal Festival Hall, Minnesota’s Orchestra Hall, Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, Hong Kong City Hall and the Great Hall of the Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon.

Ms. Sinkevych has appeared as soloist with the Israel Philharmonic, the Minnesota Symphony, the Gulbenkian Orchestra of Lisbon, the Gran Canaria Philharmonic of Spain, the Porto Symphony of Portugal and the Tenerife Symphony of the Canary Islands, and at international summer festivals in France, mainland Spain and the Canary Islands.

Inesa Sinkevych earned first prize at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona and at the Concurso Internacional de Piano Premio “Jaén” in Spain. She won awards at the 12th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Israel, the Vianna da Motta and the Porto international competitions in Portugal, the Cidade del Ferrol, Spanish Composers Competition, the Casagrande International Competition in Italy, the Panama International Competition and the Minnesota International Yamaha Piano-e-Competition.

Ms. Sinkevych began her piano studies at the Kharkov Conservatory in her native Ukraine with Victor Makarov and later studied with Alexander Volkov at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv. There she was awarded a scholarship by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, enabling her to further her studies with Solomon Mikowsky in the United States, beginning at the Chicago College of Performing Arts (MM degree), and continuing at Manhattan School of Music, where she received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree.

Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 2007.