Ana Maznejkova

Ana Maznejkova is a young Macedonian pianist born 2010, from Strumica, Macedonia. She started learning piano with her parents, Lenche Maznejkova and Zoran Maznejkov, both piano teachers. At the moment she is a seventh grade pupil at the Primary music school “Boro Djoni" in Strumica. Ana Maznejkova is an active participant at piano masterclasses with prof. Aleksandar Serdar (Belgrade, Serbia); prof. Hajdi Elzeser (Detmold, Germany); prof. Kristina Svetieva (Skopje, Macedonia) and Asami Sate (Japan). Its hard to determine when Ana started learning piano since her first attempts on the piano were even before she started walking, but her first official public appearance was at the age of 3, at a concert in her birth town. Since than Ana has performed at 98 concerts, competitions, festivals and events in Macedonia and in Europe, as well. She has three piano recitals (the first one was at the age of 7) and three half-recitals with repertoire consisting different musical epochs and genres. Ana Maznejkova has performed in 10 countries in Europe (Italy, France, Austria, Serbia, United Kingdom, Georgia, Belgium, Kosovo, Hungary and Bulgaria), in a prestigious halls like Bozar in Brussels, Mozarteum in Salzburg, Casa Verdi in Milan, Chamber Hall of the Paris Philharmonie etc… Ana Maznejkova is a regular participant at the European piano competitions, performing in live. At the age of 4, Ana won the 1st prize at the international piano competition in Gevgelija, Macedonia. Since than, she has won 26 first and absolute first prizes at the piano competitions in Paris, Salzburg, Belgrade, Vienna, London, Milan, Prishtina, Brussels, Skopje, Gyor, Treviso, Sofia, Rimini and many more. In 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022 Ana aprears and win first prizes at the National piano competition. In the same years 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022 she becomes a national winner in solfeggio, and in 2022 she won 100 points at the national competition in music theory. In 2019 and 2020 Ana is a winner of 2 international absolute first prizes in chamber music, and she is also winner of few other international prizes: 1 absolute first prize in theory of music and 2 absolute first prizes in soflegio. Ana Maznejkova is a winner of many trophies and gold medals, two cristal medals for exceptional talent, from the competitions in Vienna and Milan; title “Laureate” at the piano competition in Belgrade, Serbia; in 2020. In 2017, she was recognized and chosen as a winner of the prestigious prize “Best student” (which can be awarded once) by the Primary Music School “Boro Djoni” in Strumica for her exceptional results. Ana Maznejkova, together with her elder sister, Ivana Maznejkova, in the autumn 2022 has recorded a CD with electroacoustic music for piano and fixed medium, composed by the Macedonian composer Ana Pandevska. Ana Maznejkova has performed at the National festival “Days of Macedonian music”, organized by the Macedonian Composers Union; annual manifestation “Town of culture / Strumica”, organized by the Ministry of Culture; festival “Piano city – Novi Sad” in Novi Sad, Serbia; project “Musical Wednesday” in Skopje, organized by Jeunesses Musicales Macedonia etc. and every year between 2014 and 2019 she was a participant of the concerts organized by EPTA-Macedonia (the national branch of European Piano Teachers Association), many times being awarded as the best performer. In Macedonia, Ana has performed in Skopje, Bitola, Shtip, Veles, Valandovo, Gevgelija, Kavadarci and Strumica.

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