A native of Belarus, Polina Khatsko has established herself both as an active performer and a dedicated teacher. Among her accomplishments are the performance and recording of complete works for cello and piano by Beethoven with Anthony Elliott, as well as being a key participant in the acclaimed "Complete Solo Piano Works by Chopin" project organized by the studio of Arthur Greene. As an avid collaborator, she is in continuous demand by both instrumentalists and vocalists. As a deeply committed teacher, Ms. Khatsko prides herself in passing onto her students the core principles of the Russian Piano School.
Polina Khatsko has served on the piano faculty of the University of the Northern Iowa, the University of Michigan preparatory department and the Leipzig Summer Piano Institute. She was on the collaborative piano staff for the International Music Academy in Pilsen, Czech Republic, the Cambridge International String Academy, England, the University of Michigan String Department, and is an annual collaborative pianist for the Sphinx International Competition. Currently, she is a staff pianist at the University of North Carolina School for the Arts and the Wake Forest University School of Music.
Ms. Khatsko earned her Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan as a student of Arthur Greene.