Elisabeth Pridonoff

Elisabeth Pridonoff has appeared with orchestras and on recital series throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia and has performed and taught at music festivals throughout the world including the Amalfi, Barcelona, Belgium, Chautauqua, InterHarmony, and since 2007 the Brevard Music Center. She is an Emerita Professor of Piano at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, and served as co-artistic director of the CCM Prague International Piano Institute with her husband Eugene Pridonoff. A graduate of the Juilliard School, she holds masters degrees in both piano and voice having studied piano with Sasha Gorodnitsky and Adele Marcus, and voice with Hans Heinz and Anna Kaskas.

Her former students hold faculty positions throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia and have been first-prize winners in the Horowitz, Missouri Southern, American Pianists Association Biennial Fellowship Auditions, Shreveport Wideman, Midland-Odessa, Pinault International Piano Competition in New York City, and the Catania International Music Festival Concerto Competition.

A prolific performer of chamber music, Elisabeth Pridonoff has collaborated with violinists, Ronald Copes, William Fitzpatrick, Masao Kawasaki, Timothy Lees, Steven Moeckel, Tai Murray, Eugen Sarbu, Misha Vitenson, Paul Wolfe, violists Catharine Carroll, Jessica Bodner, cellists Andrew Cox, Paul Katz, Michael Mermagen, Misha Quint, Peter Wiley, Aron Zelkowicz, clarinetist David Shifrin, french hornists Michael Hatfield, William Purvis, oboist Sara Bloom, and bassoonists Otto Eifert, William Winstead and with many artists among the Brevard Festival faculty.

Elisabeth Pridonoff is a Steinway Artist under the management of Alkahest Artists & Attractions with her husband pianist Eugene Pridonoff and performs internationally as the Pridonoff Duo.