Dr. Dmitry Rachmanov is a Professor of Piano at California State University, Northridge, where he serves as Chair of Keyboard Studies. A sought-after master class clinician and lecturer, Dr. Rachmanov has served on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music, Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and Long Island Conservatory, SUNY, and has appeared as a guest artist at schools such as UCLA, University of Chicago, Indiana University, Brandeis University, University of Washington, University of Iowa, University of Alaska, Tulane University, Royal Northern College of Music (UK), Shanghai Conservatory and Beijing Central Music School. Dr. Rachmanov has been a frequent adjudicator at competitions in the US and abroad.
Rachmanov has been heard at venues such as New York's Carnegie Hall and the 92nd Street Y, Washington DC's Kennedy Center, London's Barbican and South Bank Centres, and Beijing Concert Hall. He has recorded for Naxos, Parma, Omniclassic, Master Musicians and Vista Vera labels, and collaborated as a soloist with Manhattan Philharmonia, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Orlando Symphony, London Soloists Chamber Orchestra, Ukraine National Symphony, National Orchestra of Porto, among others. A strong proponent of the Russian repertoire, he gave the US premiere of Boris Pasternak's Piano Sonata, broadcast nationwide by the NPR, and his recital "The Art of the 19th Century Russian Character Piece" was noted by the New York Times for "considerable color and focus" he brought to each work.
Dmitry Rachmanov is a graduate of The Juilliard School and he holds the DMA from Manhattan School of Music. His teachers include Nadia Reisenberg, Arkady Aronov, and he coached with Yvonne Lefebure, Karl Ulrich Schnabel, Menahem Pressler and John Browning. He won prizes at the Kapell, Senigallia and Awerbuch competitions, received the ArtsLink grant and held a fellowship from the American Pianists Association. He is a Steinway Artist.
(Updated September 2012)