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Roman Rudnytsky is a renowned American concert pianist of Ukrainian origin, who has been playing concerts around the world for many years.
A graduate of America’s foremost conservatory, the Juilliard School in New York, he began studying piano at age four and gave his first recital at age seven. A prize winner in ten international and national piano competitions, he has appeared as a soloist with many orchestras around the world. Since 1984, he has played concerts and conducted masterclasses through the public diplomacy program of the US Embassies in 35 countries, as well as playing recitals on nearly 70 cruises for P&O and Cunard.
In 1993, Roman performed the Australian premiere of the then-recently-discovered Liszt Concerto No.3 in E Flat as soloist with the SBS Youth Orchestra at the Sydney Town Hall.
Roman Rudnytsky is Professor Emeritus of the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University in Ohio, where he has served as a professor of piano and music for 39 years.