Calendar

Upcoming Events


Julia Mortyakova

Banff Centre For Arts and Creativity
Musician in Residence
September 18 – October 25,
Performing in weekly Open Concerts
More info: https://www.banffcentre.ca/events/calendar
Solo recital – Music by Women
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Bentley, Music and Sound Building, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Canada
Admission: Free

College Music Society 2017 National Conference
Performing Olga Harris’ “Suite for Piano”
Date: Friday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Travis Park United Methodist Church, San Antonio, Texas
More info: https://www.music.org/pdf/conf/natl/2017/schedule.pdf

Solo Recital at the Chaminade Club of Jackson
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Municipal Arts Gallery, Jackson, MS
Admission: Free

Solo Recital at the Yaroslavl Art Museum
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Yaroslavl Gubernatorial Art Museum, Yaroslavl, Russia
Admission: 300 rubbles
More info: http://artmuseum.yar.ru/announce.aspx

Music by Women Festival 2018
Artistic Director and Performer
Date: March 1-3, 2018
Location: Connie Sills Kossen, Poindexter Hall, Mississippi University for Women
More information: http://www.muw.edu/musicbywomen

Paper, “A Musician Without Borders: The Life and Music of
Teresa Carreno”
Date: March 16-18, 2018
College Music Society Pacific Southwest Regional Conference
Location: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada

Presentation, “A Musical Renaissance: the Reestablishment of a Music Department”
Date: March 16-18, 2018
College Music Society Pacific Southwest Regional Conference
Location: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada

Valentin Bogdan’s Metamorphosis IV for Piano Duo (with composer)
Date: March 16-18, 2018
College Music Society Pacific Southwest Regional Conference
Location: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada

W.A. Mozart Piano Concerto in E flat Major for Two Pianos
Featuring piano soloists Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan
Starkville Symphony Orchestra
Barry Kopetz, Conductor
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Rent Auditorium, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

Past Events


W.A. Mozart Piano Concerto in E flat Major for Two Pianos
Featuring piano soloists Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan
Assisi Performing Arts Orchestra 

Catherine Hudgins, Conductor
Date: Friday, July 14, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Location: Sala San Paolo, Assisi, Italy
Admission: Free

Duo piano recital
Featuring pianists Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan
Assisi Performing Arts Festival
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Location: Sala San Paolo, Assisi, Italy
Admission: Free

NACUSA New Music Concert
Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Location: Hulsey Recital Hall, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
Admission: free

NACUSA New Music Concert
Date: Friday, May 19, 2017
Location: University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama
Admission: free

Duo Piano Recital with Valentin Bogdan
Opening Recital for the Hefner HBCU Piano Competition
Date: Friday, April 7, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Tennessee State University, Nasvhille, TN
Admission: Free

Ellis Duo Piano Competition
Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Location: Belhaven University, Jackson,MS

Faculty Duo Piano Recital with Valentin Bogdan
Date: Tuesday 21, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Connie Sills Kossen, Poindexter Hall, Mississippi University for Women
Admission: Free

Duo Piano Recital with Valentin Bogdan
 Date: Monday, March 13, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Location: University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL
Admission: Free

MSC NMWA Artist Showcase Recital featuring works by Women Composers
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 2:00 p.m.
Location: Connie Sills Kossen, Poindexter Hall, Mississippi University for Women

Music by Women Festival
Artistic Director and Performer
Performing duo piano works by Cecile Chaminade and Olga Harris with Valentin Bogdan
Date: March 3-4, 2017
Location: Connie Sills Kossen, Poindexter Hall, Mississippi University for Women
More information: http://www.muw.edu/musicbywomen

Valentin Bogdan’s Metamorphosis IV for Piano Duo (with composer)
College Music Society Southern Regional Conference
Date: February 23-25, 2017
Location: Austin-Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

Duo Recital with Valentin Bogdan
Chaminade Club of Jackson
Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Municipal Arts Gallery, Jackson, MS
Admission: Free

MUW Music Presents: Faculty and Student Recital
Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017, noon
Location: Shandon United Methodist Church, Columbia, SC
Admission: Free

“Preparing Students for their First Recitals” Session
Mississippi Music Teachers (MTNA) State Conference
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016 8:30 a.m.
Location: Delta State University, Cleveland, MS
More info: http://msmusicteachers.org/conference.php

“Existential Piano Teacher” research presentation
MUW Senior Faculty Symposium
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Art and Design Building Auditorium – Mississippi University for Women
Admission: free

NACUSA New Music Concert
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hulsey Recital Hall, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
Admission: free
More information: https://www.uab.edu/cas/music/event-calendar

Guest Artist Series
Duo Piano Recital
Valentin Bogdan and Julia Mortyakova
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Scaeffer Auditorium,Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
More information: http://calendar.kutztown.edu/mobile/mobiledetail.aspx?iid=19922

Guest Artist Series
Duo Piano Recital
Valentin Bogdan and Julia Mortyakova
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Location: St. Joseph’s Church, Maplewood, New Jersey
Admission: free

Guest Artist Series
Duo Piano Recital
Valentin Bogdan and Julia Mortyakova
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Location: St. Joseph’s Church, Maplewood, New Jersey
Admission: free

NACUSA New Music Concert
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Location: Connie Sills Kossen, Poindexter Hall, Mississippi University for Women
More information: http://www.muw.edu/as/music/events/137-as/139-music/9046-national-association-of-composers-usa

Concerto Soloist, Piano Concerto No. 2 by Olga Harris
Starkville Symphony Orchestra
Barry Kopetz, Conductor
Date: Friday, September 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Rent Auditorium, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

Concerto Soloist, Piano Concerto No. 2 by Olga Harris
Assisi Performing Arts Festival Orchestra
Rodney Ackmann, conductor
Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016
Location: Assisi, Italy

Solo piano recital
Featuring pianists Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan
Assisi Performing Arts Festival
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Location: Assisi, Italy
Location: Sala San Paolo, Assisi, Italy
Admission: Free

Classical and Modern
A special concert for
Mississippi Governor’s School participants
Date:Thursday, June 9, 2016
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium

2016 NACUSA National Conference
Performance of Valentin Bogdan’s “Metamorphosis IV” for 2 pianos
Date: May 20, 2016
Location: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

NACUSA New Music Concert
Performance of works by Olga Harris and Valentin Bogdan
Date: Sunday, April 24, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Louisiana Tech Recital Hall, Ruston, LA

Faculty Solo Piano Recital
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Admission:Free
More information:  http://www.muw.edu/as/music/events

Guest Artist Masterclass
Julia Mortyakova, piano
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2016 1:00 p.m.
Location: Marsh Auditorium,
University of Southern Mississippi
Admission: Free
More information: http://www.usm.edu/calendar/1-2016/guest-artist-masterclass-julia-mortyakova-piano

Guest Artist Recital
Julia Mortyakova, solo piano
Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Marsh Auditorium
University of Southern Mississippi
Admission: Free
More information: http://www.usm.edu/calendar/1-2016/guest-artist-recital-series-presents-julia-mortyakova-piano

 

“The Artist and Administrator,” paper
“The Look: Applying Existential Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre to Performance and Stage Fright,” paper
2016 College Music Society Northeast Regional Conference
Date: March 18-19, 2016
Location: Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
More information: http://www.music.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=698:ne-overview&catid=110&Itemid=854 or http://www.music.org/pdf/conf/reg/ne/2016schedule.pdf

“The Artist and Administrator,” paper
“The Look: Applying Existential Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre to Performance and Stage Fright,” paper
Performance of Valentin Bogdan’s “Metamorphosis IV” for two pianos
2016 College Music Society South Central Regional Conference
Date: March 17-19, 2016
Location: Midwestern State University, Wichita Fall, TX
More information: http://www.music.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=680&Itemid=841

Guest Artist Recital
Dr. Julia Mortyakova, piano
Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Barbara Vagham Recital Hall, FIne Arts Center South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC
Admission: Free

Solo Piano Recital as part of Music Marathon Day
Women Composers Festival of Hartford
Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT
More information and admission: http://womencomposersfestivalhartford.com/2016-festival/ and
http://womencomposersfestivalhartford.com/music-marathon/

Guest Artist Recital
Dr. Julia Mortyakova, piano
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Location: E.T. Goins Recital Hall Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN
Admission: Free
More information: http://cbms.tnstate.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7K6XvLy7WK83fs%2bxhn%2f5uvZw%2fzyWdm%2bNItkWJwnnsuNPAQ3CMOfVi4

Solo Piano Recital at the Chaminade Club of Jackson
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Municipal Arts Gallery, Jackson, MS
Admission: Free

Performance of Olga Harris’ “Rhapsody for Julia”
2016 College Music Society Southern Regional Conference
Date:Saturday, February 20, 2016 1:30 p.m. Hill Recital Hall
Location: Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL
More information: http://www.music.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=570:so-overview&catid=93&Itemid=687

NACUSA New Music Concert
Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Admission: Free
More information:  http://www.muw.edu/as/music/events

Recital
Date: Friday, November 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS
Reeves Hall
Admission: Free

Mississippi Music Teachers State Conference
Commissioned work by Valentin Bogdan

Date: Friday, November 6, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Mississippi College, Jackson, MS
Admission: Free
More information: http://msmusicteachers.org/conference.php

NACUSA New Music Concert
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Admission: Free
More information:  http://www.muw.edu/as/music/events

NACUSA New Music Concert
Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
Performing Arts Center, E.T. Goins Recital Hall
Admission: Free

Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals
Featuring Pianists Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan
with Starkville Symphony Orchestra

Date: Friday, September 18, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Rent Auditorium, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Admission: TBD
More information: http://columbus-arts.org/events/ or  http://www.muw.edu/as/music/events

Pianists Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan
Two Piano Recital
Featuring Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals
with Assisi Performing Arts Chamber Orchestra
Date: Thursday, July 9, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Sala San Paolo, Assisi, Italy
Admission: Free

Solo Piano Recital
Featuring Pianists Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan
Assisi Performing Arts

Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015, 9:00 p.m.
Location: Sala San Paolo, Assisi, Italy
Admission: Free

Mortyakova/ Bogdan Piano Duo-
Convention Artists – Recital
Mississippi Federated Music Clubs State Convention
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium

NACUSA New Music Concert
Date: Saturday, April 3, 2015, 3:00 pm
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Admission: Free

Recital
Chaminade Music Club of Jackson
Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Location: Municipal Art Gallery, Jackson, MS
Admission: Free

MUW Music Faculty Homecoming Recital
Date: Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 pm
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Admission: Free

Mortyakova/ Bogdan Piano Duo-
A Viennese Soiree with Pianists Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan
Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Location: The University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI
The Henry Ford Estate-Fair Lane
Admission: Regular Admission $15.00, Senior Citizen $14.00, Student $9.00(K-12/College & University)
(For ticket information call 313-593-5330 – Tickets may be purchased at the door one half hour before performance)
http://flmg.umd.umich.edu/

College Music Society South Central Conference
Paper – The Intrinsic Value of Performance
Date: Friday, March 13, 2015,  2:30 p.m.
Location: Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK

2015 Women Composers Festival of Hartford
Piano Recital featuring new music
Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015 2:00 p.m.
Location: Christ Church Cathedral, 45 Church Street, Hartford, CT
Admission: General $18.02; Seniors/Students/Music Educators $3.80

2015 Women Composers Festival of Hartford WC Forum
Lecture Recital on the Music of Cecile Chaminade
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 9:30 a.m.
Location: Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT
Admission: Single Forum Event $3.80; All Forum Events $13.28

College Music Society Southern Regional Conference
Composers Concert
Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015 7:30 pm
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Admission: Free

College Music Society Southern Regional Conference
Composers Concert
Date: Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:30 pm
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Admission: Free

College Music Society Southern Regional Conference
Performers/Composers Concert
Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015, 2:00 pm
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Poindexter Hall, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Admission: Free

NACUSA New Music Concert
National Association of Composers USA National Conference
Date: Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Location: Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Admission: Free

W Duo Piano Recital
Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan
Hosted by: Vicksburg Music Teachers Association
Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 11:00 am
Location: Frist Presbyterian Church, Vicksburg, MS
Admission: Free

Gordy Honors Forum Series 
Lecture/Performance  “The Hidden Gems of Classical Music: Women Composers”
Date:  Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6 pm
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium, Poindexter Hall
Admission: Free

Mississippi Music Teachers State Conference
Lecture/Recital
“In Her Shoes” – works by women composers
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Location: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

Gildea String Symposium
Starkville/MSU Symphony Orchestra
Dr. Michael Brown, conductor
Performance of the Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, by Camille Saint-Saens
Date:   Saturday, October 18th, 2014, 7:30 pm
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS, Rent Auditorium
Admission:  Free

NACUSA New Music Conscert
Tennessee State University Symphony
Deidre Emerson, Conductor
Performance of the Olga Harris Piano Concerto
Date: Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Location: Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
Performing Arts Center
Admission: Free

Young Artists Seminar
You Do What?: Career Development for Musicians (Presentation)
Date: Thursday Oct. 9, 7:00-9:00 pm
Location:Neighborhood Academy of Music – 112 Butternut Ln, Clayton, NC 27520
Admission: Free and open to the public
more info: http://www.claytonpianofestival.org/young-artists/

Clayton Piano Festival
Solo Piano Recital
“In Her Shoes” – works by women composers
Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 7 pm
Location: Clayton, NC
The Historic Wagner House
Admission: Tickets $20
For tickets call 919-271-6398
More info: http://www.claytonpianofestival.org

Solo Piano Recital
Date: Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Location: Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
Carswell Recital Hall
Admission: Free


NACUSA New Music Concert
Date: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 3 pm
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus MS, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium, Poindexter Hall
Admission:  Free

Assisi Festival Orchestra
Gregory Scime, conductor
Performance of the Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, by Camille Saint-Saens
Date: Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at 9PM
Location: Assisi, Italy
Admission:  Free

Assisi Performing Arts presents:
Duo Piano Recital  with Valentin Bogdan
Date: Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 5 pm
Location: Assisi, Italy
Admission: Free