Since 2015, John De La Paz & Juliana Osinchuk formed the Duo Artesanal with numerous concerts in Arizona, a concert tour in Japan, and a tour in Guatemala.
JULIANA OSINCHUK, PIANO
Juliana Osinchuk, has performed internationally to great critical acclaim. Her "superior technique, discipline and talent" Los Angeles Times have dazzled audiences and critics in solo and orchestral appearances. Musical America selected her as a "Young Artist to Watch" after her solo debut recital at Lincoln Center, NY. The Washington Post called her recital “spectacular” and the New York Times called her a "skillful and scrupulous ensemble player".
As a champion of American composers, Dr. Osinchuk has premiered numerous works including the European premiere of Lowell Liebermann’s 2nd Piano Concerto, and the world premiere of the Piano Concerto # 1 by Alaskan, Philip Munger. She was 1995 recipient of a solo recitalist grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. She recently returned from a concert tour in Japan, and performances in North Carolina, Alaska, and Arizona.
Dr. Osinchuk received her formal education in Paris, and the Juilliard School where she graduated with a doctorate in music. Her teachers included Nadia Boulanger, Rosina Lhevinne, Nadia Reisenberg & Alexander Eydelman.
She is active as a music educator, developing and presenting music workshops for young students, adults and professional groups and has recorded 6 CDs. Her Happy Birthday, Wolfgang Variations were published by Alfred.
She is on the Steinway Piano roster of international artists, served on the faculty of Hunter College in New York City, and was associate professor at the State University of N.Y. at Purchase. For 15 years she worked as artistic director of the Anchorage Festival of Music. She founded & directs the Young Alaskan Artists Award program in its 18th year.