Anikó Szokody

Anikó Szokody

Anikó Szokody is a native of Hungary and holds a Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance from Indiana University, having studied with György Sebők, a Piano Artist Degree from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest as well as a Teachers Diploma. She also earned an Artist Diploma from the Conservatorio Beethoven in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she studied with Pia Sebastiani.

As an active international soloist and chamber musician, she regularly appears on Hungarian Television and Radio and can be heard on WMHT and Vermont Public Radio. Hungarian Public Television has produced a documentary on her professional career, which has been aired in Hungary and throughout Europe.

Additionally, Anikó has also performed as soloist with the Budapest Strings, the Orchestra de Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Chautauqua Festival Wind Orchestra and has concertized in Italy, Poland, Austria, Germany, Argentina, throughout the United States and most recently in Qatar. She has performed in such places as the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Troy Savings Bank Music  Hall, Zankel Hall in Skidmore College, Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, Brunswick Castle Concert Hall, Hungary, Franz Liszt Academy Concert Hall, Old Franz Liszt Academy Concert Hall, Kodály Institute Concert Hall, to name but a few. She has also had the distinguished honor of presenting a special performance for Árpád Göncz, President of Hungary at the Consulate in Buenos Aires, as well as playing for guests from the White House at an event organized by the World Federation of Hungarians in Washington D.C.

Her recent performances in New York have included collaborations with the Adirondack Ensemble, Capital Chamber Artists, Upper Hudson Musical Arts, Luzerne Chamber Players and the Saratoga Chamber players.  Anikó is a regular performer on the Luzerne Faculty Concert Series and the Luzerne Chamber Music Festival. She has had the privilege to perform with Luzerne Music Center’s President, Artistic Director and CEO, Elizabeth Pitcairn several times and appeared in chamber music performance with Michelle Kim, Assistant Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra as well.

Ms. Szokody was Associate Instructor of Piano at Indiana University, served as studio pianist for cellist Janos Starker and has been on the faculty of Chautauqua Institution, New York from 1999-2006. While in the United States, she was on the faculty of Union College as well and maintained a successful private studio. Her students were regular top prize winners at piano competitions and continue their studies at the Juilliard School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Bowdoin and Indiana University School of Music.

Having moved to Hungary in the Fall of 2011 she joined the piano faculty of the University of Szeged, Hungary and the Kiskunhalas School of Music. In 2012 Ms. Szokody was also invited to join the faculty of the Conservatory of Szeged, where she enjoys a very active teaching schedule. In the Fall of 2014 she was appointed to the position of “Artist” Teacher Faculty at the University of Szeged. Her students are recent prize winners at the National Chamber Music Competition, where Ms. Szokody was presented a Special Recognition Award for her coaching work and achievement at a national level.

Anikó Szokody Teacher (piano) tel.: +36-62-544-605 E-mail: aszokody@gmail.com webpage  


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