Russian pianist Anna Vasilyeva has performed at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium, Saint Petersburg’s Rimsky-Korsakov Grand Concert Hall, Philippos Nakas Hall in Athens, the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington, D.C., and the Arts Club of Chicago, among others. She has been a guest artist at the Piano Plus International Festival, SongFest, Oberlin In Italy, and Casalmaggiore International Festival. An avid solo and collaborative pianist, she has worked with such artists as Sharon Robinson of the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson trio; Voxare String Quartet; members of the Juilliard, Cavani, and Emerson String Quartets; and pianists Monique Duphil, Peter Takács, Warren Jones, Kirill Gerstein, Yoshigazu Nagai, and Margo Garrett. Born in Saint Petersburg, Anna Vasilyeva holds degrees from Rimsky-Korsakov College of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, Bowling Green State University, and Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with William Matygulin, Sedmara Rutstein, Thomas Rosenkranz and Anita Pontremoli. She is a recipient of the Mildred Drews Gilliam and Anne Walworth Memorial Scholarships. Ms. Vasilyeva teaches at her private studio in Manhattan, and serves as a collaborative pianist at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.