Tamila Salimdjanova

Tamila Salimdjanova


Award-winning pianist Tamila Salimdjanova has been described as a “truly miraculous in execution she was fully equal to every emotional and technical hurdle. A veritable tour de force” – serenademagazine.com

Tamila received a widespread recognition after winning the first prize as well as the audience award at BNDES International Piano competition in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Her other awards include top prizes at the Birmingham international piano competition (UK); Massarosa international piano competition (Italy); Lagny-sur-Marne international piano competition (France); Animato international piano competition (France) and the Campillos international piano competition (Spain), Virtualoso Piano Cleveland (US) as well as many others. She is a semifinalist of Arthur Rubinstein (Israel), Leeds (UK) and Montreal (Canada) international piano competitions.

Among Tamila’s solo engagements are recitals at the Radio France Festival in Montpellier (broadcasted live on Radio France), Festival Pianos-Folies du Touquet in France, Casalmaggiore Music Festival in Italy, and Festival de Inverno Campos do Jordao in Brazil among many others. She has appeared in Bern Casino, Basel Casino, Salle Cortot, Steinway Halls of Hamburg and London, St. Martin in the Fields, Theatro Municipal de Rio de Janeiro, and The Concert Hall at Fresno State University.

Tamila made her orchestral debut with the National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan led by Kuvanch Usmanov, performing W. A. Mozart Piano Concerto KV 450 in B- flat Major at the age of 9. She has also performed with Orquestra Experimental de Repertório, the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfonica da Bahia, Morocco Philarmonic Orchestra, Thames Chamber Ochestra, Biel Solothurn Symphony Orchestra in such venues as Sala Sao Paulo and Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, Teatro Castro Alves in Salvador, Bern Casino.

Tamila also regularly performs in a duo with her violinist brother Askar Salimdjanov and has enjoyed performing chamber music with many others over the years.

Tamila's repertoire is vast and varied, spanning solo piano works from Baroque period to the composers of present days.

Presently, Tamila’s resides and works as a performer and piano teacher in Chicago, United States of America. She is currently a piano faculty member at the Music Institute of Chicago and Metzger Music Studio.

Tamila is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Northwestern University. She is available for lessons for all ages and levels and has over 14 years of teaching experience.

Teaching is a joy for Tamila. Her teaching philosophy includes developing the right approach and patience in her students. She wants to inspire and help her students enjoy a deep love for playing the piano. Lessons with Tamila are both engaging, exciting and rewarding.

To contact/schedule a lesson with Tamila email metzgermusicstudio@gmail.com or call 773-744-1156

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