Marina Lomazov (distinguished teaching artist, piano), praised by critics as “a diva of the piano”, “a mesmerizing risk-taker” and “simply spectacular,” Ukrainian-American pianist Marina Lomazov has established herself as one of the most passionate and charismatic performers on the concert scene today. Following prizes in the Cleveland International Piano Competition, William Kapell International Piano Competition, Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, and Hilton Head International Piano Competition, Lomazov has given performances throughout North America, South America, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia, Japan and in nearly all of the fifty states in the U.S.
Lomazov holds degrees from the Juilliard School and the Eastman School of Music, the latter bestowing upon her the highly coveted Artist’s Certificate – an honor the institution had not given a pianist for nearly two decades. Lomazov is professor of piano at the Eastman School of Music and will continue to serve as Artistic Director of the Southeastern Piano Festival. Lomazov is a Steinway Performing Artist.