2016 VICTORIA SUCHODOLSKI

Victoria Suchodolski is a Boston-based pianist and harpsichordist who has performed throughout New England as both a soloist and chamber musician. She has performed at Steinert Hall, Distler Performance Hall at Tufts University, Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, and as part of the Wellesley Free Library Concert Series, the Summer Concert Series at Phillips Exeter Academy, and the Taylor House Music and Art Series in Jamaica Plain, among others. Victoria has performed in national and international harpsichord masterclasses for Luc Beauséjour, Marco Mencoboni, and Corey Jamason. She has performed Bach concertos on both harpsichord and piano with the Euridice Baroque Ensemble of Amherst, MA and with members of the Lublin Philharmonic as part of the 17th International Piano Festival in Nałęczów, Poland. 

As a harpsichordist and organist, Victoria participated in the American Bach Soloists Academy for their 2018 and 2019 seasons. Works that she performed at the ABS Academy include Handel's "Semele" and "Terpsicore", Bach's "Trauerode", and arias from various Bach cantatas. She is currently the organist for St. Lawrence Church in Brookline, MA. Victoria holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in piano performance from Carnegie Mellon University, where she studied with Sergey Schepkin and Ralph Zitterbart. Victoria received her Master of Music degree at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with Gilles Vonsattel as her primary instructor.

In addition to performing, Victoria has a thriving teaching career. She has served on the board of the New England Piano Teachers’ Association (NEPTA) and was the chair of NEPTA’s Mildred Freiberg Competition for middle school aged pianists for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. Victoria has also adjudicated competitions and festivals, including the Rhode Island Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Festival and the Keiser Student Music Competition at St. Paul’s School. Her piano students have performed on NEPTA’s recital series and have earned high marks in the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program examinations. Victoria currently teaches at South Shore Conservatory, and has previously served on the faculties of Kingsley Montessori School, Newton Music Academy, and the Performing Arts Center of Metrowest.