Svetlana Karpunkina

Field of Practice:

Music / Sound

City, Country:

Köln, Germany

Year:

2005, 2006, 2007

Born 1971 in Duschanbe/Tadjikistan.

She studied piano at the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory from 1993-1998, at the Musikhochschule Basel from 1998-2001, at the Musikhochschule Nuremberg from 2000-2002 and at the Musikhochschule Cologne from 2002-2005.

She performs internationally as a soloist and in ensembles for chamber music, including the Basel Symphonisches Orchester as well as at music festivals, including Oeschenhausen and Potsdam.

She has won numerous prizes at international piano competitions, including 1996 in Rome, 1998 in Enna/Sicily and during 2000-2003 at piano competitions in Sydney/Australia, Cleveland, OH/USA and Madrid/Spain. 1996-2001 she received a scholarship from the G. Anda and Dr. C. Gerber Foundation in Zurich for a postgraduate program at the Music Academy in Basel. In 1998 she received a DAAD fellowship.