Since winning the prestigious Ettore Pozzoli International Piano Competition in Milan, Italy, at age seventeen, Anna Stoytchevahas performed throughout North America, Europe and Japan. She has appeared as soloist with the Orchestra del' Angelicum in Milano, the Juilliard Orchestra, the New World Symphony, and the Bulgarian National Radio Orchestra, among many others, and she has been the subject of several documentaries on Bulgarian National Radio and Television. In New York City, where she now makes her home, she has graced the stages of Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Merkin Hall, and her extensive chamber music experience includes performances at the Marlboro Music Festival, the Banff Center for the Arts, the Music Academy of the West, Kneisel Hall, and the Bowdoin Music Festival. She has also recorded two solo albums, distributed internationally on the GEGA NEW label, and she is a co-founder of the concert series “Bulgarian Concert Evenings in New York,” which takes place at the Consulate of Bulgaria. Ms. Stoytcheva holds Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees in Piano Performance from the Juilliard School, where among her many honors were the Vladimir Horowitz and William Petschek scholarships and the Rockefeller Award, the Peter Jay Sharp Award, and the Helen Fay Prize.