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Guest Artist Masterclass: Kadisha Onalbayeva, piano

Steinway Artist Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva will present a Guest Artist Masterclass on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m.

Steinway Artist Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva was born in Zhetisay, Kazakhstan and began her musical training at the age of five. She is the first pianist from Kazakhstan to be named a Steinway Artist. She attended the Zhubanov Special School for Children in Almaty, Kazakhstan. While at Zhubanov she studied piano and composition, gave piano recitals and was involved in both piano and composition festivals and competitions. Awards include the Soviet Union’s New Talent competition and various prizes in national piano competitions and Central Asia piano competitions. She also participated in international music festivals in Germany, Turkey, Russia, and Uzbekistan. After graduating from the Zhubanov School, Kadisha entered the Kurmangazy National Conservatory of Music. She was awarded the President’s Award for Young Artists and Chevron’s Award for Talented Students in piano and composition.

Dr. Onalbayeva will present a piano concert on Friday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00am

Marsh Auditorium
111 Southern Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Event Type

Concerts & Performances, Lectures & Presentations

Target Audience

Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Faculty & Staff


Academic, Arts & Culture


Guest Artist Series



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School of Music
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