Puchianu Eliza Gabriela
Eliza Puchianu was born in 1990 and began her musical studies in 1997. She majored in piano at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in 2015 and was admitted at Boston Conservatory’s Master’s programme for 2016-2018. In 2010 she was awarded a Diploma in Teaching Music and Performance by the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
Her performing career is diverse, covering both solo, chamber and accompanying performances. In November 2014 she was awarded a prize in Freemasons Music Competition, in February 2014 she won a Yamaha Scholarship for Pianists, and in 2013 she won the Nordell Competition in the Feis Coeil Festival (Dublin). In 2010 and 2011 she won numerous competitions: Audery Chisolm, Ludving Cup, English Song and Lieder Duo in RIAM Feis (Dublin). She performed in chamber recitals in Ulm (Germany), Vilnius (Lithuania), Paris (France), Padova, Venetia (Italy), Bratislava (Slovakia), Vienna (Austria), Isle of Man (Great Britain), Dublin (Ireland). Her accompanying experience included collaborations with Dublin Opera Briefs, the George Enescu International Competition 2014, the Wexford Opera Festival (Ireland), and Edinburgh Festival (Scotland).
From 2012 until 2014 she was a piano professor at the Leesson Park School of Music in Dublin.
She made her solo debut with an orchestra in 2006 at the Romanian Atheneum and in 2088 she performed with the National Radio Orchestra. In Ireland she performed as a soloist with the RIAMSO orchestra in concerts held at Castalia Hall in Kilkenny and at the National Concert Hall in Dublin in April 2014. In Romania, she won 11 first prizes in national and international competitions, and 10 second and third prizes in national competitions.