Maria Teresa Studio
Maria Sierra is a pianist from Barcelona, Spain. She started playing piano at the age of 3 with her mom, herself a pianist. With training rooted in the best traditions of Russian Piano School, she holds several graduate degrees with highest honors in the area of education, including honors in the Masters in Music Education from Barcelona University. At the age of 21 she already hold three Graduate degrees: Piano, Collaborative Piano –Chamber Music- and Music Theory, all three finished with cum laude. Her Russian piano technique come from the prestigious Russian pianist Leonid Sintsev from Saint Petersburg Conservatory and also from Oxana Yablonskaya from Juilliard School in NY. Thanks to her mother’s pedagogy she also developed a perfect pitch ear she teaches to her students. After winning several International piano competitions she concertized in Europe, Russia and United States. In 2013 she recorded a piano and organ CD with Raul Prieto and with Brilliant Classics label at Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, one of the greatest halls in Europe. Right now she splits her life between regular concerts and her piano studio. Four years ago she builded her own studio in Carmel, IN where she got more than 30 students in one year. In January 2018 she moved to San Diego with her husband Raul Prieto, Civic Organist of Spreckels organ pavillion at Balboa Park.
Distance Learning Available No
Genres & Ages Taught All ages. From beginners to advanced students.