Pianist, Juliana Osinchuk, has performed internationally to great critical acclaim. Her 'superior technique, discipline and talent' Los Angeles Times have dazzled audiences and critics in solo and orchestral appearances. Musical America selected her as a 'Young Artist to Watch' after her solo debut recital at Lincoln Center, NY. The Washington Post called her recital "spectacular" and the New York Times called her a 'skillful and scrupulous ensemble player'. As a champion of American composers, Dr. Osinchuk has premiered numerous works including the European premiere of Lowell Liebermann's 2nd Piano Concerto, and the world premiere performance of the Piano Concerto # 1 by Alaskan, Philip Munger, with the Anchorage Symphony. She was 1995 recipient of a solo recitalist grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Dr. Osinchuk received her formal education from the Conservatoire de Musique in Paris, and the Juilliard School where she graduated with a bachelor's, master's and doctorate in music. Her teachers included Nadia Boulanger, Rosina Lhevinne, Nadia Reisenberg & Alexander Eydelman. She is active as a music educator, developing and presenting music workshops for young students, adults and professional groups. She was honored as a YWCA Woman of Achievement for her community service. Osinchuk's recordings include Tchaikovsky's Piano Music, The Sorcerer's Piano, Growing Babies Bright, Nothing but Singing to Do with singers Kate Egan & Marlene Bateman, and a new solo CD Keys to Recovery as a fundraiser for cancer. She is the artistic director of the Anchorage Festival of Music, and the Young Alaskan Artist Award program already in it's 11th year. This season Dr. Osinchuk has featured performances of works by Mendelssohn to celebrate his 200th birthday, and was the soloist in Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto with the ASO on April 11th.