Recognized for her musicality and unique repertoire, Ukrainian pianist Dasha Bukhartseva has won top prizes in over thirty international piano competitions and performs to great acclaim as a soloist and chamber musician across North America and Europe. Throughout her formative years, Dasha received numerous awards for her musical abilities and achievements. Such awards include The Culture Ministry of Ukraine Award “For Outstanding Achievements in Music,” and a rank of “Woman of the Year” for “Excellence in the Performing Arts.”
She is a recipient of the Jack Kent Cook Young Artist Award and a prize winner of the International French Competition in Paris and Brussels, International Piano Competitions in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz and Sviatoslav Richter.
Dasha had the privilege of performing at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Merkin Hall, National Opera and Philharmonic of Ukraine, Bowdoin and Aspen Music Festivals among others. Her performances have been featured on WQXR, Ukrainian and Belgian National Radios, as well as a three-time appearance on National Public Radio’s show “From The Top.”
Dasha received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University, Master of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Miami Frost School of Music and Bachelor of Music from Peabody Conservatory. She had the privilege to work privately and in masterclass settings with such eminent musicians as Yong Hi Moon, Tina Dahl, Gilbert Kalish, Richard Goode, Yoheved Kaplinsky and members of the New York Philharmonic, as well as the Emerson and Takacs String Quartets.
Dr. Bukhartseva is a Vice President of The Performing Arts Consortium – an organization that supports the professional development of emerging, young classical music artists. Her main musical vision is to expose the audience to unfamiliar music from different nations, making an emphasis on folk music with the intention of alleviating divisions and prejudices between people through the beauty of universal unspoken language.