Area of Study
Graduate Diploma, Collaborative Piano New England Conservatory
Artist Diploma, Chamber Music (Trio in Residence) Longy School of Music
M.A. Piano Performance Longy School of Music
Undergraduate Diploma, Piano Performance Longy School of Music
Diploma Jerusalem Conservatory
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Victoria Schwartzman performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician. Victoria has appeared with the Bavarian Radio Orchestra chamber players, at the Music Mountain Festival, in the New York Philharmonic Ensembles series at Merkin Hall, at Summit Music Festival, at Bargemusic, in the Gessner-Schocken concert series in Cambridge, WMP Concert Hall, and the Nicolas Roerich Museum concert series in New York City.
After graduating from Jerusalem Conservatory, Victoria continued her education at the Longy School of Music and New England Conservatory. While pursuing various degrees in solo and chamber music performance, she was selected to perform in master classes given by Dmitri Bashkirov, Menahem Pressler, and Richard Goode, among others. Her principal teachers include Irina Kivaiko, Issak Kossov, Victor Rosenbaum, Sally Pinkas, Eda Shlyam, and Eteri Andjaparidze.
As a soloist with orchestra, Victoria has performed with the Jerusalem Chamber Orchestra, the Longy School of Music Chamber Orchestra, the Riverside Orchestra, and the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra. She has performed at the Quartet Program in Pennsylvania and participated in the Tel-Hai International Piano Festival in Israel and the Lyrica Chamber Music Festival in New Jersey.
She is on the vocal coaching faculty at the Cali School at Montclair State University and is on the piano faculty at the Bard College Conservatory Preparatory division. Victoria is also the co-founder of the Newburgh Music Festival, a week-long immersive classical music program devoted to solo and chamber music performance, on the shore of the Hudson River, in Newburgh, NY.