Andover Educators
Bianca Baciu

Bianca Baciu

B.Mus., Piano Performance, Transylvania University, Romania, 2000
Advanced Pedagogy Diploma, Transylvania University, 1999
M.Mus., Piano Performance, University of Western Ontario, 2002
D.Mus., Piano Performance, University of Alberta, 2006
World premiere Jack Behrens CD, Centaur Records, 2008
"Death of the Author - A Tribute", VDM Publishing, 2008
Certified Mindfulness Instructor, 2017
Certified Performing Arts Medicine Practitioner, 2019
Royal Conservatory of Music Examiner, 2019
Licensed Andover Educator, 2020

Region: Canada
Home State: Alberta
Available for:  * workshops * individual lessons
Contact:
Telephone: 780.974.2421

Dr. Bianca Baciu has led an active career as soloist, chamber musician, pedagogue, examiner, clinician and adjudicator, and has received numerous awards including the Marusia Yaworska Award for the most talented musician in Canada and the prestigious Izaak Walton Killam PhD Scholarship for research at the University of Alberta. She recorded a world premiere CD featuring piano solo works by Canadian composer Jack Behrens, released by Centaur records in 2008. Her book “Death of the Author – A Tribute,” discussing postmodernism in Jack Behrens’s piano music, was released in 2008 by VDM Publishing in Germany.

Dr. Baciu currently teaches piano, piano literature and performance wellness at Grant MacEwan University, and also maintains a full private teaching studio in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In 2017, she became a certified mindfulness instructor, dedicated to cultivating body and mind awareness in the Performing Arts. She is also an RCM Examiner and a certified Performing Arts Medicine practitioner.

The human body is not an instrument to be used, but a realm of one's being to be experienced, explored, enriched and, thereby, educated

Thomas Hanna, recorded class