Meet the Other Members of the Kasman Family
Russian-American pianist Aleksandra Kasman has established an international solo career, with her playing being praised by the press for its “rock solid technique” and “singing every sentence with an expressive logic of extraordinary maturity” (Buongiorno Südtirol). She is the First Prize and Audience Award winner of the 2017 Premio Roberto Melini International Competition, and has won first prizes at the NFMC National Collegiate Piano Competition, High Point University Inaugural Piano Competition, and IKIF’s 2015 Dorothy Mackenzie Awards.
Kasman made her concerto debut at age thirteen with the Symphonic Orchestra of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine and the Alabama Symphony. She holds a master’s degree in piano performance from the Juilliard School, and is currently pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Michigan.
Nineteen-year-old pianist Dina Kasman is a sophomore at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she studies with her father. Dina is the first prize winner of the 2019 Gulf Coast Steinway Society and Birmingham Music Club Scholarship competitions. She also holds prizes from the concerto competitions of the Alabama Symphony, Southern Adventist University, and LaGrange Symphony, as well as the Alabama and Southern Division MTNA competitions.
As a thirteen-year-old, Dina debuted as a soloist with orchestra and has since performed with the orchestras of the Southern Adventist University and the National Symphony of Ukraine, playing concertos of Beethoven, Liszt, and Rachmaninoff. She has studied for five years at the International Summer Music Academy in Kiev and is an active solo and chamber musician in her native Alabama.
Tatiana Kasman is a graduate of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Russia. In addition to her main areas of interest, piano and music theory, she also studied organ and voice. She worked as a music correspondent at the popular Moscow radio station "Echo of Moscow," covering the Tenth International Tchaikovsky Competition as well as other important classical music events in the Moscow area.
Tatiana is an adjunct piano ensemble, private piano, and class piano instructor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She maintains a private piano studio and is a recipient of the 2019 "AMTA Teacher of the Year" award. Her students win numerous local, state and regional competitions every year.