About Stanislava Varshavski

Stanislava Varshavski was born in Kharkov, Ukraine. A young piano prodigy, she had her orchestral debut at the age of eight. After receiving her initial musical training in Ukraine, Stanislava proceeded with her studies at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy in Israel. There, at 1998, she together with Diana Shapiro established the Varshavski-Shapiro Piano Duo. Within a few years the duo won first prizes at series of international competitions, leading to a set of appearances across three continents. After studying under the legendary Israeli duo Tamir-Eden, and Prof. Victor Rosenbaum in Boston, in 2011 Ms. Varshavski received her DMA degree from UW-Madison, where she studied under Prof. Martha Fischer. In addition to her collaborations with leading instrumentalists, Dr. Varshavski also pursues an active piano education career. Currently she is a Piano Faculty member at the Silver Lake College and the Sherwood Community Music School at Columbia College Chicago.

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