AIMS String & Piano Academy

Svitlana Kosenko

Svitlana studied at Kharkov University of Arts in Ukraine with Prof. Natalia Melnikova before undertaking a Master Course at the Hochschule of Music Saar in Germany with Prof. T. Mokatsian.

Svitlana is a prize-winner of International Competitions such as the Smetana Piano Competition in the Czech Republic where she  received the prize for the best performance of Twentieth Century Music as well as Audience and special EMCY prizes. Recent successes include a special prize for the best interpretation of the Enescu Sonata with violinist Valery Sokolov at the George Enescu Competition. Svetlana was also awarded the prize for best pianist at the Joseph Suder International Lied Competition in Germany.

Svitlana is featured in the film by Bruno Monsaingeon “A Natural Born Fiddler” and recorded for EMI Classics.

Svitlana is currently working at the Yehudi Menuhin School as an official accompanist.