Tudor Bota, Pianist

Biography

 

  • 1980 First performance on stage with "Transylvania" Symphonic Orchestra in Cluj, Romania                                                        
  • 1984 Second Prize winner of the Catanzaro International Competition, Catanzaro, Italy                           
  • 1985 Numerous recordings, TV Channel 1, Radio Cluj Station, Cluj, Romania
  • 1986 First Prize winner of the "Lira de Aur", national piano competition, held in Suceava, Romania 
  • 1986 First Prize winner of the "Sigismund Toduta" National Competition, Cluj, Romania 
  • 1989 Accepted at the Academy of Music "Gheorghe Dima", Cluj, Romania. Studied piano with Prof. Ninuca Osanu-Pop 
  • 1990 Second Prize winner of the "Budapest International Competition", Budapest, Hungary 
  • 1992 Third Prize winner of the "Eduard Flipse" International Competition, Rotterdam, Holland 
  • 1993-1994 Professor Assistant at the Academy of Music "Gheorghe Dima", Cluj, Romania 
  • 1994 Recipient of a full scholarship at Boston University, College of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Studied piano with Prof. Anthony di Bonaventura 
  • 1995-1997 Awarded with a teaching assistantship at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 
  • 1996 First recipient of the "Gorill Scholarship" at Colby College, Waterville, Maine 
  • 1997 Master of Music in Piano Performance at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 
  • 1997-1999 Organist at the Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese, South Boston, Massachusetts 
  • 1997 Recipient of a full scholarship at the Boston Conservatory. Studied piano with Prof. Michael Lewin 
  • 1997-1999 Numerous recitals in New York, Boston, Lexington, Methuen, Framingham 
  • 1998 Winner of the "Honors Competition", Boston Conservatory, Boston, Massachusetts 
  • 1998 Doctorate in Piano Performance from Academy of Music "Gh. Dima", Cluj, Romania
  • 1999 Appearance with the Metropolitan soloists at New York 
  • 1999 Artist Diploma in Piano Performance at Boston Conservatory, Boston, Massachusetts 
  • 2000 Accepted into a Graduate Certificate Diploma Program in Piano Performance at New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts 
  • 2004-2007 Music Director at BallardVale Methodist Church, Andover, MA
  • 2004 Two CD recordings
  • 2007-2009 Music Director at Union Church, Waban, MA
  • 2007-2008 Numerous recitals in MA                                               
  • 2009- Music Director at Trinity Covenant Church, Lexington, MA
  • 2013- Artistic Director of Lexington Chamber Music Concert series