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Marietta Orlov

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Marietta Orlov

M.Mus (Bucharest), B.Mus (Bucharest)  Marietta Orlov studied in her native Romania with the renowned teacher Florica Musicescu (teacher of Dinu Lipatti and Radu Lupu) and graduated from the Faculty of Music in Bucharest with a Bachelor of Music in Performance and a Master's Degree in Performance. Starting at age of 16, she was active as a soloist for 10 years. During this time, she had the distinct honour of being appointed Romanian State soloist. Following this period, chamber music became the primary focus of her performing activity. After moving to Vienna, she had extensive concert tours throughout most of Europe including broadcasts on radio and television. Most notable were her festival concerts at the Prague Spring Festival, and the Bromsgrove (England) Festival, as well as festivals in Spain In Canada, where she resides now, her performances included engagements at the University of Toronto, Guelph Spring Festival, the Mooredale Concert Series, and recordings for CBC Radio and Television. A dedicated teacher renowned for fostering some of Canada's most promising young musicians, Marietta Orlov is currently on faculty at The University of Toronto's Faculty of Music and The Royal Conservatory of Music's Glenn Gould School and The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists. Previously, she was on faculty at the Faculty of Music in Bucharest and the Vienna-Notre Dame College. Ms. Orlov has taught and presented master classes at the Aria International Summer Academy, the Chautauqua Festival in New York, International Institute for Young Musicians (Kansas) Oberlin College and the Toronto Summer Music Academy and Festival. Marietta Orlov has served on numerous competition juries including Guelph Spring Festival, Women's Musical Club, Patrons of Wisdom International Competition, Toronto Symphony Women's Club National Competition, the Montreal Vienna Connection, Canadian Chopin piano Competition and the Oberlin International Piano Competition.