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Dmitri Shteinberg

Shteinberg

Dmitri Shteinberg, Piano

Before joining UNCSA, Dmitri Shteinberg served as a coordinator of piano studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He is also on faculty at the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Burlington, Vt. His students won a number of state and regional competition prizes and were awarded scholarships to many prestigious conservatories.

Shteinberg has appeared across North America, Germany, England, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Bulgaria and Israel. His solo performances include the Jerusalem Symphony, The Italian Filarmonica Marchigiana, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Israel Camerata Orchestra and Porto National Symphony under the batons of Massimo Pradella, Roger Nierenberg, Florin Totan and David Shallon, among others. In the United States, he appeared with the Richmond, Charlottesville and Manassas Symphony orchestras. Shteinberg was a guest artist at the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, Summit Music Festival, Music Festival of the Hamptons, the ''Oleg Kagan'' Festival in Germany, Festival Aix-en-Provence in France and Open Chamber Music in Cornwall, England. Chamber music appearances include the Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Alice Tully Hall in New York, and the Saunders Theatre in Boston.

Called “protean and refined” by the New York Times, Shteinberg recorded for Summit Records,  Yamaha Disklavier, Bavarian Radio and NPR, and collaborated with members of the New York Philharmonic and cellists Han-Na Chang and Natalia Gutman.

Besides solo and chamber music performances, Shteinberg frequently appears with concert-lectures; he also plays harpsichord and period pianos. His interest in new music has led to world premieres and numerous commissions.

Shteinberg is a prizewinner in 20 competitions worldwide, including the first prize in ''Citta de Senigallia'' international piano competition in Italy. In the United States, he won the Naomi Foundation Competition and the Artists International Debut Award, and received the Salon De Virtuosi Fellowship Grant.

A native of Moscow, Dmitri Shteinberg studied at the Gnessin Special School of Music under Anna Kantor, teacher of Evgeny Kissin. His later teachers include Victor Derevianko and Nina Svetlanova, both students of Heinrich Neuhaus. Shteinberg holds a Doctorate from the Manhattan School of Music.