P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Konstantin Soukhovetski, 2004

MFA, The Juilliard School

Konstantin Soukhovetski is an immigrant from Russia

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MFA in Piano at The Juilliard School

KONSTANTIN SOUKHOVETSKI is an independent artist. In 2019, he became a United States citizen. He was born in Moscow, Russia and came to the United States after being admitted to The Julliard School. His family remains in Moscow.

Konstantin completed the master's of music program at The Juilliard School, where he also received his bachelor's of music.

At The Juilliard School, Konstantin won the Arthur Rubenstein Prize as an outstanding pianist in the class of 2003 as well as the Gina Bachauer Prize. Konstantin has continuously studied piano with Jerome Lowenthal since 1999. He was in the performance program at Julliard School, where he won the William Petschek Debut Recital Award at Alice Tully Hall.

Additionally, Konstantin has debuted at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, recorded for NPR and WQRZ, performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, won second prize at the Naumburg International Piano Competition, third prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition, grand prize at the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, first prize at the Hilton Head International Piano Competition, and second prize at the 2004 UNISA International Piano Competition in Pretoria, South Africa.

The winner of numerous prizes at international piano competitions, he now maintains an active international schedule of concerts, including a recent eight-performance tour of South Africa. He made his chamber music debut at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC with the Biava Quartet in 2010, gave his debut recital at Wigmore Hall in London in 2011, and has recently performed with the Houston Symphony and at the Manchester Music Festival Orchestra.

  • MFA Piano | The Juilliard School 2005
  • BM Piano | The Juilliard School 2003
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