Collaborative Piano

Polina Tonchuk

Polina was born in 1986 into a family of musicians in Irkutsk, Russia. She began her music career early on, winning her first piano competition (first prize) at the age of six and making her orchestral debut at the age of 11. Polina graduated from the Novosibirsk State Conservatory (class of Professor L. Smeshko) where she also completed her postgraduate studies. Since 2010, she is teaching piano performance, history of piano performance, and methodology of teaching piano at the Novosibirsk Specialized Music School. Polina has performed in masterclasses for N. Lugansky,...