Co-Founder, Technical Director
Frane Rusinovic is a Croatian-American pianist born in Split, Croatia. He started playing piano at the age of 9 and has been pursuing a career as a concert pianist ever since.
At the age of 10, he moved to the United States with his family, where he studied piano with Anna Ouspenskaya at the Levine School of Music in Washington D.C., earning a Certificate of Distinction. He continued his study as a student of Boris Slutsky at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.At the age of 18, he moved to Germany to study at the Hochschule fur Musik und Tanz Koln where he earned a Bachelors and Masters degree in piano performance. There, he studied with Dr. Florence Millet and graduated in the class of Jacob Leuschner.
Frane has performed at numerous recitals and master classes with renowned world pianists such as Kemal Gekic, Pavel Gililov, Arbo Valdma, Martin Houghs and Arkady Aronov. He took part in and won many local and national piano competitions, performing at Merkin Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, and the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. In recent years, he has continued performing all across Europe: Dusseldorf, Hannover, Amsterdam, Berlin, Vienna, Split, and more.
Frane currently resides in northern Virginia and is actively performing as a soloist, with chamber music ensembles, and with several jazz combos.