Oksana Glouchko, Faculty Accompanist
University of Delaware
Roselle Center for the Arts Room 242
Newark, DE 19716
Russian-Israeli pianist Oksana Glouchko has had
a multi-faceted career as a soloist, chamber player and teacher. Praised
for her personal interpretive voice to the great classics of the piano
repertoire, from Bach and Mozart to Rachmaninov and Ravel, she holds advanced
degrees in piano performance from the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv
University, with additional studies at the DePaul University School of
Music. She attained the Doctorate in Piano Performance from the State
University of New York at Stony Brook.
Dr. Glouchko has been a soloist at
Switzerland’s Bloney Festival, Mozart Fest in Valetta, Malta, and the
International Festival and Institute at Round Top, in the United States.
Recent engagements include Beethoven’s Concerto No. 4 with the Chile
Symphony Orchestra, the Brahms Concerto No. 1 in D Minor with the
Rishon-Lezion Symphony Orchestra, and the Rachmaninov Rhapsody with the
Carter Symphony Orchestra of Tel Aviv.
Dr. Glouchko is a winner of the Claudio Arrau
International Competition in Chile, The National Competition of Russian
Composers and the Glinka National Piano Competition in Smolensk. Additional
honors include fellowships and grants from the America-Israel Cultural
Foundation, the Colton Foundation and the Buchman-Heyman Foundation. Her
teachers have included Larisa Igoshina, Viktor Derevianko, Natasha Tadson,
Eteri Andjaparidze and Gil Kallish.
Dr. Glouchko is full-time collaborative pianist
and coach for faculty at the University of Delaware where she also teaches
courses in collaborative piano and chamber music. She has formerly served as
instructor in piano performance at Stony Brook University and maintains an
active private studio. In great demand as a collaborator with singers, Dr.
Glouchko has served on the piano and vocal coaching and accompanying staff of
Israeli Opera, Opera Delaware, Indianapolis Opera, the IVAI International
Festival for Opera Singers, Musiktheater Bavaria in Germany, Rollins College and
Indiana Wesleyan University.
Dr. Glouchko is honored to hold the post of director of music at St. Stephen’s
Lutheran Church in Wilmington, Delaware, where she also serves as artistic director of its music series, Concert’s at St. Stephen’s. St. Stephen’s has been recognized for raising
awareness of hunger and food insecurity through hosting one of the largest food
pantries in the state of Delaware. Planned with the same love that
distinguishes this community of service, under Dr. Glouchko’s leadership, Concerts
at St. Stephen’s annually presents seven concerts of exceptional music
representing regional and international artists for the enjoyment and
edification of the city of Wilmington.
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