Duo AleAnya from San Antonio, Texas. Virtuoso concert pianists Alena Gorina and Anya Grokhovski
Alena Gorina and Anya Grokhovski are concert pianists with extensive concert experience as both soloists and chamber musicians who came together to share their love of piano ensemble repertory. Their programming is greatly influenced by their cultural and educational roots. Alena was born, raised, and educated in Belorussia (a former part of the Soviet Union) and Anya in Moscow, Russia. Needless to say, Russian music takes a special place in the hearts of Duo Alena and Anya. Both Alena Gorina and Anya Grokhovski hold Doctoral Degrees in piano performance; Alena from UT Austin and Anya from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow. Currently Alena is a lecturer at Texas State University, San Marcos and Anya Grokhovski is the Artistic Director of Musical Bridges Around the World, a non-profit cultural and educational organization based in San Antonio, Texas.