Since winning the prestigious Ettore Pozzoli International Piano Competition in Milan, Italy, at age seventeen, pianist Anna Stoytcheva has 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 performed at Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Merkin Hall, and her extensive chamber music experience includes performances at Marlboro Music Festival, Classical Tahoe, Pianofest, Banff Center for the Arts, Music Academy of the West, Kneisel Hall, and Bowdoin Music Festival. She has also recorded two solo albums, distributed internationally on the GEGA NEW label. Ms. Stoytcheva holds Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees in Piano Performance from the Juilliard School, where she received Vladimir Horowitz and William Petschek scholarships and the Rockefeller Award, the Peter Jay Sharp Award, and the Helen Fay Prize among other honors. Currently she is the Co-chair of the concert series "Bulgarian Concert Evenings in New York," which takes place at the Consulate of Bulgaria and Weill Recital Hall in New York City. She is also a member of the American Chamber Players ensemble and teaches in her private studio.