Prof. Grigory  Gruzman

Prof. Grigory Gruzman

Professor of Piano

Subject/Instrument: Piano

Fürstenhaus – Main Building


  • Born 1956 in St. Petersburg
  • First piano lessons at the age of five
  • Attended Special music school for gifted children in St. Petersburg
  • While attending school more than 300 appearances on stage in different Russian cities
  • Studies with Prof. Gregory Haimowsky at the Academy of Music in Jerusalem and with Prof. Vitalij Margulis at the College of Music in Freiburg (Germany)
  • Prizewinner of the international piano competitions in Monza and Vercelli (Italy)
  • Performances as soloist and chamber musician (among many others, member of the Shostakovich-Trio 1986-1996) in almost all European countries, the Far East, Latin America and the USA
  • International master classes in Europe, the Far East and the USA
  • More than 100 performances broadcasted by TV and radio stations all over the world
  • His arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky's "Pictures of an Exhibition" for piano-trio received special attention
  • From 1998 to 2006 Professor of Piano at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg
  • Since 2006 Professor of Piano at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar
  • Since 2006 Director of the Department of Keyboard Instruments
  • Chairman of the International FRANZ LISZT Competition for Young Pianists and of the International Rachmaninow Competition for Young Pianists Darmstadt

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