Personal Name

Olga Krayterman



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Publication Date

Spring 4-3-2015

Year of Release



Dr. Olga Krayterman

Guest Artist

Olga Krayterman is a Belarusian-born American pianist and an accomplished performer of solo and chamber repertoire. In addition to garnering the 2013 Young Artist Prize of the National Federation of Music Clubs, she has also been awarded first prizes at the Concours International de Piano du Moulin d' Andé in France, in the Stravinsky Competition, in the Southeastern Piano Festival in South Carolina, and a prize at the Thousand Island International Piano Competition. Olga made her orchestral debut with the South Carolina Philharmonic at age seventeen playing Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto.

Olga has performed in numerous music festivals, including the Bogota International Piano Festival in Colombia, the Académie Internationale du Moulin d'Ande in France, the Burgos International Music Festival in Spain, Pianofest in the Hamptons, the Orford Festival in Canada, the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Maine, and the Southeastern Piano Festival. Recent master class presentations include teaching at the Bogota International Piano Festival and at the Ohio Federation of Music Clubs State Convention.

Having begun her piano study in her native Belarus, Olga continued her musical education in Cincinnati after immigrating to the U.S. with her family in 1995. Her principal teachers are Prof. Natalya Antonova of the Eastman School and Ms. Terry Moran of the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has also performed in numerous master classes for such renowned pedagogues as Natalya Antonova, Malcom Bilson, Irina Edelstein, Douglas Humpherys, Robert Levin, Yoshikazu Nagai, John Perry, and Nelita True.

In addition to her solo performance work, Olga enjoys collaborating with other instrumentalists and vocalists. Her principal ongoing partnership involves collaborative projects with baritone Nicholas Wiggins.

Olga has earned her Doctorate in Piano Performance and Literature with a Minor in Music Theory at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, where she also completed her Master's and her Bachelor's with High Distinction. Additionally a passionate teacher and adjudicator, Olga serves as a Graduate Instructor at Eastman and teaches piano at the Eastman Community Music School, where in 2014 she was awarded the Jack L. Frank Award for Excellence in Teaching.


Smith Recital Hall


Arts and Humanities | Fine Arts | Music | Music Performance

Marshall University Music Department Presents a Piano Guest Artist Recital, with Dr. Olga Krayterman