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Anastasia Kozhushko-Kenner

Anastasia Kozhushko was born in 1988 in Ukraine. Her professional music education she received at the Special Music school for gifted children in Kharkiv (Ukraine)with N. Rudenko and N. Melnikova.

From 2005 Anastasia Kozhushko is a student of the Royal Conservatory of Ghent under professor V. Samoshko, where she graduated from with Master Diploma with highest distinction. From 2008 in the Queen Elisabeth Chapel of Music in the soloist class of Abdel Rachman el Basha and a guest professor DmitryBashkirov.

From 2010 till 2015 she studied in the International Piano Academy in Imola (Italy) with Boris Petrushansky and in the Lemensinstituut in Leuven (Belgium) with Timur Sergeyenia, where she received a Master Diploma with highest distinction.

Anastasia is the winner of more than 25 international competitions such as 24th Smetana International Piano Competition in the Czech Republic (1st prize, 2001), “Alter Musica” International Music Competition in Spain (1st prize, 2000), International Piano Competition “Excellentia” in Brussels, International Piano Competition of Franz Schubert (2nd prize, Italy, 2011), International Piano Competition “Citta di Albenga” (1st prize, Italy, 2012), International Piano Competition “Silvio Bengali” in Val Tidone (Italy, 2013), International Piano Competition of Sergei Rachmaninov (2nd prize, Italy, 2013), International Piano Competition “Koffie bij de piano” (1st prize, Holland, 2014), International Piano Competition “Ulvenhart Klassiek” (1st prize, Holland, 2014) and others.

Since the age of 6, Anastasia has participated in various concerts and festivals throughout Ukraine, Russia, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Italy, France and Japan, and performed in such prestigious concert halls as BOZAR, De Singel, the operahouse of Lille, Flagey, De Bijloke, Sala Verdi (Milano), National Philarmony of Ukraine, Rachmaninov Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, etc.

Since the age of 12, Anastasia has performed with Ukranian and European Orchestras under such conductors as Dirk Brosse, Dmitry Liss, Eduard Dyadyura, Yuri Yanko, Dmitry Morozov, Shaliko Paltadzhyan, etc.

She has performed as a chamber musician with Claron McFadden, Nikita Borisoglebsky, Roby Lakatos, Leonard Shreiber, Jan Guns, Dana Zemtsov , Pieter Pellens, etc.

Since the year 2007 she has a successful PianoDuo with Matthieu Idmtal with whom they won such competition as International Chamber music Competition in San Cristoforo, International Music Competition in Almere in 2012, International Competition “Guldenberg Klassiek”and many others, as well as participated in Klara Festival, Musiq'3 Festival etc.

In 2009 she recorded CD with Jan Guns with the music of Dirk Brosse, the live performance of a work of A. Rosenblatt with her pianoduo was selected for the compilation of CD of the Klarafestival 2012 and her solo performance of a world premiere of the sonata of F. Nuyts is a part of the CD album produced by Muziekcentrum De Bijloke.

Anastasia has produced a number of recordings for radio and television broadcast, and has received critical acclaim from press on both a national and international scale.

Anastasia Kozhushko-Kenner
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