Name: Anastasiya Naplekova
Originally from: Kharkov, Ukraine
Last school attended: University of Miami, Frost School of Music, DMA candidate
Notable performance: Anastasiya was a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine.
Winner of the Rudolf Firkusny International Piano Competition in Prague, Anastasiya Naplekova received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Kharkov State University of Arts and the University of Florida, respectively. Ms. Naplekova is currently a doctoral student at the University of Miami, Florida.
Ms. Naplekova has won prizes in numerous international competitions, among them fourth prize at the International Adilia Alieva Competition in France, and honorary mention at the International Ignacy Paderewski Competition in Poland. She has participated in international musical festivals, such as the Paris International Summer Sessions and the Beethoven Master Classes in Boston. She has appeared in solo recitals in the Ukraine, Russia, France and the USA and has performed as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine.