About Oksana Glouchko

Persuasive, idiomatic, and commanding, the playing of pianist Oksana Glouchko has brought a singular voice to the great classics of the piano literature – from Bach and Mozart to Rachmaninov and Ravel. Her virtuosity, scholarship, and stage presence informs her performances, whether as soloist, collaborative artist, chamber player, or teacher.

A Russian-born Israeli, Ms. Glouchko has been a featured soloist at the Bloney Festival (Switzerland), Mozart Fest (Malta), and International Festival and Institute at Round Top (USA). Recent engagements include Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 with the Chile Symphony Orchestra, Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Rishon-Lezion Symphony Orchestra, and Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody with the Carter Symphony Orchestra of Tel Aviv.

Winner of the Claudio Arrau International Competition in Chile, The National Competition of Russian Composers, and the Glinka National Piano Competition in Smolensk, she holds an advanced degree in piano performance from the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University; she also studied at DePaul University and received a DMA from Stony Brook University. 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.

Ms. Glouchko served as an instructor in piano performance at SUNY Stony Brook and Bard College-Conservatory of Music. In great demand as a collaborator with singers, she held positions on the piano and vocal coaching staffs of Israeli Opera, Opera Delaware, Indianapolis Opera, the IVAI International Festival for Opera Singers, Musiktheater Bavaria (Germany), Rollins College, Indiana Wesleyan University, and as an official pianist for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Ms. Glouchko serves as faculty collaborative pianist and coach at the University of Delaware.

Oksana Glouchko

Piano, Classical

Hockessin, Delaware, United States
Grant Recipient