aida gavrilova piano


Aida M. Gavrilova was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina where she began her professional training as a pianist. Having won the national Youth Competition at the age of 16,while she was still a student of Yokut Mikhailovich, Aida was subsequently awarded a scholarship to study at the Moscow Conservatoire ”P.I. Tschaikovsky”. In Moscow her teachers were B.A Romanov, B.B. Bechteryev and the late Y.E. Milstein. During her time at the Conservatoire, Aida gave numerous recitals in her native country and the former Soviet Union, as well as broadcasts on Yugoslavian radio and TV.

She graduated with top honours in 1984 and moved to London, where she continued her studies with James Gibb. During her studies at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama she was recipient of many scholarships, most notably the prestigious Myra Hess Award. After completing her studies, she was invited to teach at the same school (Junior Department) where her pupils were highly successful, winning scholarships and prizes throughout the country. She also worked at Trinity College of Music and Colchester Institute, and has been involved in music education ever since. Aida took part in Puigcerda International Music Festival , Mendigorria Music Festival in Spain and Verdiere in France where she, apart from appearing as a soloist, coached piano students from Spain ,Russia, USA, Taiwan and Japan.

During her stay in London (1984-2001), Aida became an established soloist and chamber musician, performing both in the UK and abroad(France, Austria, Spain, Norway), making appearances at venues which include The Royal Academy of music, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Holliwell Room in Oxford etc.

Aida appeared as a soloist with Colchester Symphony Orchestra and Sarajevo Philarmonic and played with violinists Jeannie Wells Yablonsky, Tatjana Grubich Goldberg and Nigel Goldberg. She recorded piano works by a British composer Alan Langford-CD released in 2000.

Since her arrival in Spain, she has performed with the choir of "El Palau de la musica" in Auditorio de Lleida(conductor J.Casas) and Auditorio de Zaragoza(with Taciana Gomez Malet,flauta).