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Ilya Ivanov

Ilya Ivanov is a professional pianist, teacher, and composer with 25 years of piano experience. He has worked with many different symphony orchestras and conductors, and has played recitals in Kazakhstan, Russia, Austria, and the U.S.


Ilya graduated from Novosibirsk State Conservatory in 2016, where he completed both Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Piano Performance. During this period of study, he won several international competitions. He was a member of the Cultural Olympiad in Sochi (2014) and a member of the Russian Union of Composers. After arriving in the U.S., Ilya continued his education, completing a doctorate in piano performance at Texas Tech University in 2021.


As a composer, Ilya saw his first string quartet performed in 2018 in the great hall of the Novosibirsk Philharmonic Society.


Ilya has taught in music schools and universities in many interesting places from central Kazakhstan to the polar regions of northern Siberia. He moved to the U.S. in 2020 and is currently studying at the University of Houston, where he is preparing the Artist Diploma, as part of a special program designed for pianists specializing in concert performing. He brings to the International Music Academy considerable experience teaching piano to students of all ages and levels.