About Golda Vainberg Tatz

Golda Tatz is hailed as “a pianist with wonderful firm, clear touch” (New York Times), “fascinating interpreter (Tagblat, Germany), “artist of depth and virtuosity” (The Time Argus, USA) received her musical education in Lithuania at the Ciurlionis School of Arts, Israel’s Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv University, Manhattan School of Music, and The Juilliard School in New York.

Tatz is a soloist with orchestras (Shanghai Philharmonic, the National Symphony, the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, St. Kristoforas chamber orchestra in Lithuania, Kaunas State Symphony Orchestra, with Moscow Chamber Orchestra, at the Tchaikovsky Grand Hall in Moscow, Ann Arbor Symphony in Michigan, Cincinnati Symphony) as a recitalist and chamber musician she performed in Europe, Russia, Israel, Canada, China, and USA, including radio and television broadcasts in Lithuania, Israel, Wqxr in New York City, Dame Myra Hess series in Chicago, “Sundays Live” in Los Angeles, Radio France, Shanghai radio broadcasts, and performances in major halls in New York.

Tatz collaborated on many occasions with the Vilnius String Quartet, the renowned violinist Raimundas Katilius in recitals in Lithuania, Estonia, Latvija, Israel, Canada, Italy, USA. She was a guest artist in Mozarteum Festival in Salzburg, Vilnius Festival in Lithuania, St. Petersburg Palaces Festival in Russia, Puigcerda Music festival in Spain, International Academy in Italy, in Shanghai Conservatory International Festival, the Shanghai Himalayas International Piano Festival, China, where performed with Andre Michel Schub and Shanghai Philharmonic in November 2014 at the Daguan Theatre, the Mozart double piano concerto.

Tatz's prizes and awards include the first prize in the Lithuanian State Competition for Young Pianists, full scholarships with distinction from America Israel Cultural Foundation, Maurice Claremont prestigious awards in Israel, top prizes at Young Keyboard Artists, the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, the Frinna Awerbuch International Competition in New York, the Prix- du Disque from French Piano Institute in Paris, the Palm Beach Invitational International competition.

Tatz is an associate faculty member at the Juilliard School,a faculty at the Pre College Division at Msm, the Young Artist program at Kaufman Center, and Adamant Music School in Vermont.

Tatz has been giving master classes in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University, Shanghai Conservatory in China, Ciurlionis School of Arts, judging auditions and competitions, including DMA candidate recitals at Msm, scholars up and concerto competitions at the Juilliard School Pre College. Her students are winners of national and international competitions.
In 2003 she was appointed by Mme. Rosalyn Tureck to serve as director to the Tureck International Bach Competition in New York.

Golda Vainberg Tatz


Tel Aviv, Israel
Grant Recipient

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