COLLABORATIVE PIANIST AND COACH
Pianist Anatolia Ioannides, enjoys a versatile career as a teacher, performer, collaborative pianist and coach.
Ms. Ioannides has performed in a number of national and international venues and festivals such as Voces Intimae and Opera in Concert, the Mozarteum Sommer Akademie. She has served as staff pianist for the Piatigorsky International Seminar for Cellists, UNT-Clarinet essentials, and the Banff Centre for the Arts, and has performed for the Jugend Musiziert Wetbewerb, and the Women in Music Composers’ Conference, USC-Visions and Voices and KUSC-Sundays Live with the Rick Todd’s USC Wind and Percussion ensemble.
As the artistic director and founder of the chamber ensemble Cmc3+, she was involved in outreach programs in Southern California public schools, advocating for a comprehensive music program and the importance of chamber music in secondary education. As the principal pianist of Cmc3+, she coached high school student ensembles in workshops and master classes as part of the ensemble’s residency activities at Glendale High School in Southern California.
In addition to coaching and accompanying college students and performing with faculty and guest artists at UNT and SMU, Dr. Ioannides and teaches piano and the art of accompanying and chamber music to pre-collegiate music students at her private studio in Dallas. An active member of Music Teachers National Association, she is in strong demand as adjudicator for young artist festivals and competitions in Texas and California.
Ms. Ioannides is co-founder and the pianist for Ensemble
Trio Polis with UNT faculty clarinetist Kimberly Cole and violinist Felix Olschofka and the accompanist and coach for UNT’s ClarEssentials Summer Workshop.
Dr. Ioannides received her B.M in piano performance and pedagogy from the Universitat für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. She completed her M.M and D.M.A in Keyboard Collaborative Arts at the University of Southern California.
She is a Royal Conservatory of Music registered teacher and a member of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA), and a Board member and Symponic Festival Chair of the Dallas Music Teachers Association (DMTA).
DMTA is the largest and most active chapter of MTNA in the United States.