Project Description

Golda Vainberg-Tatz

“A pianist with wonderful firm, clear touch” (The New York Times) …

…“fascinating interpreter” (Tagblat, Germany), “artist of depth and virtuosity” (The Time Argus, USA). Golda Vainberg-Tatz has performed with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra (the Tchaikovsky Grand Hall in Moscow), Shanghai Symphony, Lithuanian National Symphony, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, St. Kristoforas Chamber Orchestra, Kaunas State Symphony Orchestra in Lithuania, the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra in Michigan, and the Cincinnati Symphony. As a recitalist and chamber musician, she was heard in Europe, Russia, Israel, the US, Canada, and China, including numerous collaborative recitals with the Vilnius (Lithuania) String Quartet.

She was a guest artist in the Mozarteum Festival in Salzburg, Vilnius Festival in Lithuania, St. Petersburg Palaces Festival in Russia, Puigcerda Music Festival in Spain, International Academy in Italy, Shanghai Conservatory International Festival, and the Shanghai Himalayas International Piano Festival (performing the Mozart Two-Piano Concerto with Andre-Michel Schub and the Shanghai Philharmonic).

Golda Vainberg-Tatz received her musical education in native Lithuania at the Čiurlionis School of Arts, Israel’s Rubin Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University, the Manhattan School of Music, and The Juilliard School.  She won the first prize in the Lithuanian State Competition for Young Pianists, full scholarships with distinction from the America Israel Cultural Foundation, Maurice Clairmont awards in Israel, top prizes in Young Keyboard Artists Competition in Michigan, the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, the Frinna Awerbuch International Competition in New York, the Prix- du Disque from French Piano Institute in Paris, and the Palm Beach Invitational International Competition.

An associate faculty member at The Juilliard School, she serves on the faculty of the Pre-College Division at the Manhattan School of Music, the Young Artist program at Kaufman Center (New York City), Puerto Rico International Piano Festival, Adamant Summer Music School in Vermont, and Morningside Music Bridge summer program.

She has given master classes at the Jerusalem Academy of Music, Tel Aviv University, Shanghai Conservatory, and Čiurlionis School of Arts (Vilnius, Lithuania); judged auditions and competitions, including the first Olga Kern International Piano Competition and the Malta International Piano Competition 2018; and adjudicated DMA recitals at the Manhattan School of Music and concerto competitions at The Juilliard School Pre-College division. Her students have won national and international competitions.

Ms. Vainberg -Tatz’s recordings include The Portrait (a solo recital on the FPI label), French violin and piano sonatas with Raimundas Katilius (VSCD label, Lithuania), and Mozart piano concertos with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra (Consonance label, USA). Her CD of piano music by Robert Schumann (3D, France) received highest critical acclaim by Fanfare and American Record Guide magazines. In addition, Moisei Vainberg’s piano Quintet with Vilnius String Quartet was released on Delos Label.

In 2003, she was appointed by Mme. Rosalyn Tureck to serve as the director of the Tureck International Bach Competition in New York, tureckbachcompetition.com.