Siskiyou Violins of Southern Oregon, World Class Violin Ensemble
Tatsiana Asheichyk
Tatsiana Asheichyk

Tatsiana Asheichyk is a virtuoso pianist, accompanist, and experienced teacher with Russian musical traditions. She has been playing the piano since she was five years old. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the School of Music in Minsk, Belarus and from Brest State College of Music. Before coming to the United States, she completed two years of study at the Belorussian State Academy of Music under the direction of Dr. Igor Olovnikov. Ms.Asheichyk performed classical concerts in Belarus and in the Republic of Poland.

Currently, Ms. Asheichyk is in her senior year of studies with Dr. Alexander Tutunov’s piano studio, majoring in piano performance. She is mastering organ with Dr. Margaret Evans. She has had the privilege of being coached by such renowned teachers as John Perry and Paul Polley.

Ms. Asheichyk is the first prize winner among pianists and the scholarship recipient of the Oregon statewide Friends of Music Scholarship Competition 2012. During her college career, she received the Evans Music Performance Scholarship,the International Cultural Service Program scholarship, the SOU Diversity Scholarship, the Schneider Outstanding Music student award, scholarships from the American Association of University Women, and the Soroptimist International of Ashland. Tatsiana was chosen as a prizewinner of the American Protege 2013 International Romantic Music Competition and she had the priviliege of performing at Carnegie Hall, NY in March, 2014.

"Undoubtedly, she is among the very top students of our institution," said Dr. Alexander Tutunov. "She is a very gifted, very reliable, determined responsible student, who demonstrates remarkable progress, intelligence and enthusiasm. She is a great asset to our school''. “Tatsiana never fails to bring her best to every performance,” said Tutunov. “She thrives on success and is determined to become the best pianist that she can be.”

Ms. Asheichyk was the accompanist for the SOU Concert Choir and Symphonic Band in 2010-2011. "Tatsiana is an exceptional young musician and accompanist, who is talented, hard working, serious, ready to collaborate for the good of the department and determined to gain the most out of her studies at SOU and beyond," said Dr. Cynthia Hutton. "She is exactly the quality of student that the SOU Music Department seeks to recruit."

In the 2010-2011 Rogue Valley Opera Season, Ms. Asheichyk was chosen as a rehearsal accompanist for the production of La Traviata. In Summer 2012 she participated in Ashland Chamber Music Workshop.

She has served as the principal accompanist for the Siskiyou Violins since September 2012, and is currently the pianist/accompanist for Grace Lutheran Church of Ashland. After graduating from SOU, she plans to get her Master's Degree and Doctorate of Musical Arts.