Linda Boianova


Bulgarian-American pianist Linda Boianova is a finalist of the East & West Artists International Auditions for a New York Debut and has performed with the Adirondack Chamber Ensemble, at Bucknell University, Weimar, Germany, throughout Switzerland, Ukraine, Austria, Bulgaria, Greece, and the United States.

Ms. Boianova has commissioned and premiered works by American, Bulgarian, and Chinese composers and is a recipient of a grant from the Landow Doctoral Fund, an opera coaching assistantship from the Eastman Opera Theatre, a scholarship from the Mozarteum Academy, the Performer's Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, as well as fellowships to the International Piano Academy in Hamamatsu, Japan, the Art Song Festival in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Quartet Program at Bucknell University.

Dr. Boianova’s piano teachers include Fernando Laires, Nelita True, and Mikaela Exerova. The pianist has participated in master classes with Paul Badura-Skoda, Bernard Ringeissen, Hiroko Nakamura, Malcolm Bilson, Menahem Pressler, Lorraine Desmarais, and Lisa Moore, and has been fortunate to have such vocal coaching mentors as Julius Drake, Warren Jones, Jean Barr, and Hakan Hagegard.

2012-2013 engagements include Geva Theatre’s production of Sondheim’s Company, Eastman School of Music’s Trumpet Institute, The Quartet Program at Fredonia, performances with the Savannah Philharmonic, the Women In Music Festival at the Eastman School of Music, Faculty Series solo and chamber music recitals at Nazareth College and SUNY Geneseo, judging of piano and vocal competitions in the Rochester area, and artistic direction of a new recording of Franceso Cavalli’s La Calisto.

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Collaborative Pianist


  • Eastman School of Music, D.M.A.
  • Eastman School of Music, M.M.
  • Eastman School of Music, B.M.


    Isadora's Dance
    Jonah's Song
    Love after 1950