Vadim Serebryany

Associate Professor, Music Performance
School: School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Office: James J Whalen Ctr for Music 2336, Ithaca, NY 14850
Specialty: piano

Vadim Serebryany has been acclaimed by audiences and critics on five continents for his sensitive and intelligent music making.  

Mr. Serebryany has been highly sought after as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician.  He has performed in Europe, South America, Australia and throughout North America, and in 2008 completed his eighthconsecutive recital tour of Japan.  In recent seasons Mr. Serebryany has embarked on many interesting and challenging projects, including performing the complete Beethoven sonatas for piano and violin, as well as presenting various solo and chamber works of the Second Viennese School composers in creative programs. In recent seasons, he has been a guest soloist with the National Arts Center Orchestra, The Kingston Symphony, the Osaka Century Orchestra, and Montgomery Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Serebryany has collaborated with such prominent artists as David Geringas, Mark Morris, Gary Reylea, Suren Bagratuni, EugeneOsadchy, Mayumi Seiler, Almita Vamos, the American String Quartet, the Enso Quartet, and the Glenn Gould String Quartet.  In 2007 he and Mr. Kawasaki made their recital debut at Carnegie Hall.

In 2005, Vadim founded Trio+, with violinst Yosuke Kawasaki and cellist Wolfram Koessel.  The ensemble is known for its creative programs which explore a large portion of the chamber repertory, including duos, trios and larger ensembles in which they frequently collaborate with guest artists. The trio has performed to critical acclaim throughout North America and Japan.

An Honours graduate with Distinction from the Royal Conservatory of

Music in Toronto, where he was a student of Marina Geringas, Vadim went on to complete his Bachelor¹s and Master¹s degrees at New York City¹s Juilliard School, under the tutelages of the legendary Russian pianist Oxana Yablonskaya and the esteemed American pianist Jacob Lateiner.  The final leg of Mr. Serebryany¹s formal education took him to Yale University, where he completed his studies in the prestigious Doctor of Musical Arts program under the brilliant Russian pianist and teacher Boris Berman

From 2005 to 2008 Mr. Serebryany served as Artist in Residence at La Sierra University in Riverside, California, and has also served as a visiting professor at Lawrence University. From2008 to 2016

Mr. Serebryany was a professor of music at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama, and in 2015 was named Huntingdon’s first ever Belcher-Cheek Artist in Residence.

Mr. Serebryany joined the piano faculty at the renowned School of Music at Ithaca College in 2016.