Liana Pailodze Harron, Piano
Liana Pailodze Harron is a versatile pianist and educator, accomplished in both classical and contemporary styles of music. A soloist since the age of eight, she has been featured with the Shilakadze Chamber Orchestra, the Georgian Television Orchestra, the Georgian Symphonic Orchestra, the Frost Symphony Orchestra, and the Frost Wind Ensemble. Equally at home as an ensemblist, Liana has performed in varying chamber settings at venues across the United States and Europe, including Carnegie Hall, Benaroya Hall, Arsht Center, Lincoln Center, and the New World Center.
Born in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, Liana first studied piano at the Paliashvili Music School for Gifted Children. She went on to receive her Doctoral degree in piano performance at the University of Miami, graduating cum laude.
As a student she received several scholarships and awards, including the Bertha Foster Scholarship Award, the Lillian Brown Scholarship award, the Sigma Alpha Iota Scholarship Award, and the Vansteinberg Scholarship Award.
Currently residing in New York City, Liana holds a faculty position at the world-class 92nd Street Y School of Music. In addition, she is the Music Director for the Manhattan Girls Chorus, a talented and diverse community of young musicians.