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Anna Vertypolokh, Piano

Anna Vertypolokh

Born in Ukraine, Anna Vertypolokh began her piano studies at Kyiv Specialized Music School under Tatiana Abaeva. After moving to Canada, she continued her education with Tatiana Tkachenko and Marietta Orlov, graduating from Glenn Gould School’s Young Artist Performance Academy.

Anna has participated in many competitions in Canada, winning first prizes in Canadian Music Competition, Toronto Sinfonietta Concerto Competition and National Music Festival (FCMF). In 2013, she became second-prize winner of the MTNA Senior Competition as well as the winner of the Chopin Prize. 

Her many performances include appearances with Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Youth Symphony Orchestra, and at Harbourfront Festival and Niagara Music on the Lake Festival. Anna also had an opportunity to participate in TSO Pianorama Concert, led by Emanual Ax as part of Piano Extravaganza Festival in 2015. She participated in many master classes with renowned musicians including Marc Durand, Leon Fleisher, James Anagnoson, Anton Kuerti, John Perry, Boris Slutsky, Victor Rosenbaum, Alexander Shtarkman and Alexander Braginsky.

Ms. Vertypolokh completed her Bachelor, Master’s, and Artist Diploma at Columbus State University’s Schwob School of Music, studying under Alexander Kobrin and Henry Kramer. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate degree at Stony Brook University under Christina Dahl.