B.M., College of M. Mussorsky; M.M., East Ukrainian University
Over 35 year teaching piano. Also have taught voice and choir conducting.
Anna Vozhik has dedicated her career to teaching elementary and advanced piano for over thirty years, both in the United States and St. Petersburg, Russia. Anna’s teaching style resonates with students on a profound level. She possesses the rare capability of expressing complex musical ideas that transcend spoken language, giving her students the advantage of not only building extraordinary technical skills, but also imbuing them a with deep emotional understanding of the musical landscape. Anna and her students have been the recipients of multiple national awards in the U.S. including the Golden Key Competition, Crescendo Competition, Talented Young Musician Association Program, American Concert Alliance, Young People’s Program Competition of American Chinese Culture Festival, and the Andrew De Grado Competition. Her students have been honored to appear at Carnegie Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York City, the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, and Bristol Hall in Princeton, NJ. Anna earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Modest Mussorgsky in St. Petersburg, Russia. She earned her Master of Arts degree from the East Ukrainian State University. As Choral Director at East Ukrainian State University, she directed an eighty-member chorus for nearly a decade. Anna’s other roles included piano and music instruction at The School of Music in Lugansk, Ukraine, Chair of Voice and Audition at Calderon School of Music, and Adjunct Professor of Piano at Kean University. Anna has compiled several pedagogical publications including Piano Lessons in Elementary School (Ukraine, 1986) and Enjoy Your Music Lessons: Great Music for Small Hands (Ukraine, 1991). She is a member of the Music Educators Association, the Golden Circle of Teachers, and the Berkshire Choral Festival. Anna holds a National Pedagogy Certification from the National Music Certificate Program.