“Call it star quality—music likes Kern the way the camera liked Garbo." - The Washington Post

"You can’t buy it, you can’t teach it. But Kern’s got it. And we can be thankful that there is an Olga Kern…to carry the great tradition she represents into the future." – D Magazine

"Kern's rendition of Chopin revealed not only her technical abilities but also an innate musicality." – Los Angeles Times

"Sheer talent does not come more transparently." - Gramophone

News

Olga Kern Joins the Piano Faculty of Manhattan School of Music


Beginning in September 2017, Olga Kern is honored to join one of the premier conservatories of the world, Manhattan School of Music (MSM), as piano faculty.

See Manhattan School of Music.

Congratulations to the Olga Kern International Piano Competition Winners!


The inaugural Olga Kern International Piano Competition concluded today. Congratulations to all the competitors! The winners are:

1st – Chen Guang, 22, China, Italy
2nd – Anna Dmytrenko, 24, Ukraine, US & Germany
3rd – Anastasiya Naplekova, 32, Ukraine, US
4th – Joshua Rupley, 23, US (NM), Germany

Read about additional honors and prizes awarded here.

Olga Kern International Piano Competition kicks off


This week in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the inaugural Olga Kern International Piano Competition begins. The Competition will steward young musicians in their path to success.

Stay tuned for competition updates