Anna Kiselyova

Artistic Director


Anna Kiselyova is a classical pianist, piano teacher, accompanist, researcher, also interested in various non-academic styles and modern music. She is a founder and director of Maestro Music Academy and Castleknock Music Festival.

Anna frequently performs as a soloist, with vocalists, instrumentalists, chamber groups and orchestras. She had appeared with concerts at the National Concert Hall, Hugh Lane Gallery, St.Anns’ Church, St.Brigid’s Church of Castleknock, Carlingford Heritage Centre, Norman Gallery, Townley Hall, Gleeson Theatre (Ireland), Haus Blankenheim (Germany), Theatre "Academy of Avvaloranti" (Italy), St. James Cavalier Centre, and Temi Zammit Hall (Malta); and at various venues in Ukraine. She had performed with DIT Symphony Orchestra and with many acclaimed musicians: Lynda O’Connor (violin), Ailbhe McDonagh (cello), Elizabeth Cooney (violin), Gerald Peregrine (cello), Julian Milkis (clarinet), Sylvia O’Brien (soprano), Lance Coburn (piano), Grainne Hope (cello), Vourneen Ryan (flute), Lisa McGuinness (soprano), Oleg Ponomarev (violin), Drazen Derek (guitar), Deirdre Duffy (soprano), and others.

Anna collaborated with Kids Classics in their programme of live concerts presented in children’s hospitals and libraries around Ireland.
She also has been presenting lectures-recitals about composers in the National Library, Dublin.

Anna has an international educational background, having obtained Bachelor Degree in Music from Zaporizhzhya National College of Music (Ukraine), LTCL Diploma from Trinity College London and Master’s Degree from DIT conservatory. In addition, she had attended several courses, workshops, masterclasses and seminars for music educators and performers in Leipzig, Saarbrucken, Aachen (Germany), Valletta (Malta) and Moscow (Russia).

Anna organised number of cultural events dedicated to Rachmaninov 140th, Scriabin 100th and Tchaikovsky 175th anniversaries with the support of Dublin City Council.