Marianna Grynchuk

Marianna Grynchuk

Marianna Grynchuk is an Australian pianist of Ukrainian origin. She was born into a musical family and began her musical studies with her mother at the age of 4. The family migrated to Australia when she was 8, where she continued her studies with acclaimed pedagogue Eleonora Sivan (of the Leningrad Conservatory) and her associate, Gabriella Smart (M.Mus). 
Marianna made her recital debut when she was 11, and has since performed in Russia, Ukraine, USA, Switzerland and Italy. In Australia, she has frequently performed in leading venues of Adelaide, such as main hall of the Elder Conservatorium, the Adelaide Town Hall and the Festival Theatre, as well as concerti appearances with Norwood Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed solo in prestigious festivals around Australia – the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival (Victoria), Adelaide Fringe Festival, Soundstream New Music Festival (South Australia) and the Montville Young Musicians’ Festival (Queensland).


Marianna has received tuition at the Moscow State Conservatory with Stanislav Igolinsky and in Europe with Gottlieb Wallisch, Peter Waas, Konstantin Scherbakov and Serguei Milstein. Masterclass appearances include performances for Yuri Rozum, Louis Lortie, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Nikolai Demidenko, Alexander Braginsky and Mykola Suk. 
Marianna is a graduate of the Elder Conservatorium, Adelaide (Bachelor of Music with Honours) and the recipient of scholarships and grants from Recitals Australia, Elder Conservatorium, New York Keyboard Institute and Festival and the Helpmann Academy. She has received the prize for the most promising pianist in South Australia seven times and was the winner of the 5MBS South Australian Young Performer of the Year in both 2012 and 2014. Marianna was also awarded the 2014 Adelaide Critics’ Circle Emerging Artist Award. In October 2016, she commenced a Master of Music Performance at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève with Fabrizio Chiovetta.
An active chamber musician, Marianna has collaborated with the Langbein String Quartet, Soundstream Collective, cellists Simon Cobcroft and David Sharp, sopranos Emma Horwood and Alexandra Bollard. She also regularly performed with her brother, Maksym Grynchuk (trumpet).
In 2015, Marianna travelled to Academia Villa Bossi in Italy to record her debut solo CD ‘Travels’ for Sheva Collection. The CD was launched at the Carclew House Ballroom, Adelaide in February 2016, as well as being released in Europe and online. Recently, she undertook recording of her second CD, comprising of sonatas by Mozart, Liszt and Scriabin. The CD will be released later in 2018.