About Golda Vainberg-Tatz

Golda Vainberg-Tatz received her musical education in native Lithuania at the Čiurlionis School of Arts, Israel’s Rubin Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University, Manhattan School of Music, and The Juilliard School. She won the first prize in the Lithuanian State Competition for Young Pianists, full scholarships with distinction from the America Israel Cultural Foundation, Maurice Clairmont awards in Israel, top prizes in Young Keyboard Artists Competition in Michigan, the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, the Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition, Chopin Competition finalist in New York, the Prix- du Disque from French Piano Institute in Paris, the Palm Beach Invitational International Competition.

An associate faculty member at the Juilliard School, she serves on the faculty of the Pre-College Division at Manhattan School of Music, New York City, Tel Hai International Master Classes in Israel, Puerto Piano International Festival (, Adamant Summer Music School in Vermont, and Morningside Music Bridge summer program.

She has been giving master classes at the Jerusalem Academy of Music, Tel Aviv University, Shanghai Conservatory, Čiurlionis School of Arts (Vilnius, Lithuania), judging auditions and competitions, including the Olga Kern International Piano Competition, Malta International Piano Competition 2018, Chopin National Canadian Competition in 2019, Classical Artists LLS, DMA recitals at Manhattan School of Music and concerto competitions at the Juilliard School Pre-College division. Her students have won national and international competitions.

Ms. Vainberg -Tatz is a Steinway Artist. Her recordings include Mozart piano concerti K.453, K.466 with Constantin Orbelian conducting, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, in digital availability on all music platforms, chosen in @idagioofficial’s Editors Pick Playlist in August 2022 via, Spotify popular releases (Delos label, USA). "The Portrait" (a solo recital, on FPI label) French violin-piano sonatas with Raimundas Katilius (VSCD label, Lithuania). Her CD with piano music by Robert Schumann (3D, France) received highest critical acclaim by Fanfare and American Record Guide magazines. Moisei Vainberg's piano Quintet with Vilnius String Quartet was released on Delos Label.

In 2003 she was appointed by Mme. Rosalyn Tureck to serve as the director of the Tureck International Bach Competition in New York.

"A pianist with wonderful firm, clear touch” (New York Times), “fascinating interpreter" (Tagblat, Germany), “artist of depth and virtuosity” (The Time Argus, USA), GOLDA VAINBERG-TATZ performed with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra (the Tchaikovsky Grand Hall in Moscow), Shanghai Symphony, Lithuanian National Symphony, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, St. Kristoforas chamber orchestra, Kaunas State Symphony Orchestra in Lithuania, Ann Arbor Symphony in Michigan, Cincinnati Symphony. As a recitalist and chamber musician she was heard in Europe, Russia, Israel, USA, Canada, and China, including numerous collaborative recitals with the Vilnius (Lithuania) String Quartet.

She was a guest artist in Mozarteum Festival in Salzburg, Vilnius Festival in Lithuania, St. Petersburg Palaces Festival in Russia, International Academy in Italy, Shanghai Conservatory International Festival, and the Shanghai Himalayas International Piano Festival, (performing, with Andre-Michel Schub and Shanghai Philharmonic, the Mozart two-piano concerto.)

Golda Vainberg-Tatz

Piano, Classical

New York, New York, United States
Grant Recipient