Internationally recognized pianist Eteri Andjaparidze currently serves on the faculty of DePaul University School of Music as Associate Professor of Piano, and leads their Keyboard Department. She has previously taught at the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory; Tbilisi Sarajishvili State Conservatory; Purchase College and PianoSummer at New Paltz International Festival-Institute, State University of New York; and has conducted master classes throughout the world.
Andjaparidze was born in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia and made her stage debut by age 9. She has since appeared around the world in concert series, international festivals, solo recitals and in various collaborations.
She is the founder and Artistic Director of The United Sounds of America™ music festival, and AmerKlavier™ concert/colloquium series.
Her discography, which appears on the Naxos, Marco Polo, and Melodiya labels, includes Grammy and Deutsche Schallplatten nominated albums. Some of her other awards and achievements include: Grand Prix at the Montreal International Piano Competition, 1976; Forth Prize at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow, 1974; People's Artist of Georgia, Steinway Artist.
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