"Formidable Russian born pianist.... highly sensitive and passionate playing with colorful tone." - Anthony Tommasini, Boston Globe
"Strong and fiery player!" - Richard Dyer, Boston Globe
Distinguished pianist and teacher Tatyana Dudochkin has been on piano faculty since 1990 and has served for 20 years as a Chair of the Piano Ensemble Department in the Preparatory and Continuing Education Division at the New England Conservatory.
Tatyana also taught piano for several years at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at the Puigcerda Music Festival in Spain. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Annual Composers' Anniversary Celebrations at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall since 1990. She is President of the Chamber Music Foundation of New England as well as being Founder and Director of the International Chamber Music Ensembles Competition since 2005.
Tatyana is a winner of the First prize and Grand Medal at the prestigious Early Music Festival-Competition in Lithuania, as well as numerous awards including the All-Union Music Competition, the Ukrainian National Music Competition, and the National Music Competition at Tallinn, Estonia.
Critically acclaimed for her performances as a soloist and chamber musician, Ms. Dudochkin concertized extensively throughout the former Soviet Union, United States, Canada, Spain, Italy, and Holland. Ms. Dudochkin has been an Artist in Residence at the Rockport Music Festival, Spring at Prague Festival, Hampton Music Festival, and many others.
Tatyana has recorded extensively on the Melodia label, performed and recorded at WGBH, WBUR, "Voice of America,” “Morning Pro Musica,” Washington National Public Radio, and Continental Cable vision "In Performance.” She is also featured in many recordings of Live from Jordan Hall and recently performed at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall.
Ms Dudochkin has received many Recognition of Outstanding Teacher Awards including International Yong Artist Competition in Washington D.C., International Piano Competition in Cinigalia (Italy), Montreal Piano Competition (Canada), International Piano Competition (Spain), Massachusetts Music Teacher Associations Competition, World Piano Competition (Cincinnati, USA), Talented Young Musician Association, Yang Virtuoso at Carnegie Hall, American Fine Art Festival, Crescendo International Competition, and Vladimir Horowitz Music Festival. She received The 2019 "Teacher of the Year" award from Youth Music Competition.
Her students have won more than 300 top prizes at International, National and World competitions. They have been accepted to the most prestigious colleges and universities such as The Julliard School of Music, New England Conservatory, Oxford University (England), Harvard University, Princeton University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, Yale University, Vienna Conservatory (Austria) and others.
B.M., M.M., D.M.A. with highest honors, St. Petersburg Conservatory and Kiev Conservatory. President of Chamber Music Foundation of New England.