Dr. Liana Pailodze Harron’s musical accomplishments span both classical and contemporary styles. A versatile pianist and seasoned educator, Liana first emerged as a soloist at the age of eight. She has performed as a featured artist with the Shilakadze Chamber Orchestra, the Georgian Television Orchestra, the Georgian Symphonic Orchestra, the Frost Symphony Orchestra, and the Frost Wind Ensemble. As an ensemblist, Liana has played in chamber music settings at leading venues across the United States and Europe, including Carnegie Hall, Benaroya Hall, Arsht Center, Lincoln Center, the New World Center, and the United Nations.
Born in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, Liana first studied piano at the Paliashvili Music School for Gifted Children. She went on to receive her Doctoral degree in piano performance at the University of Miami, graduating cum laude. As a student she received several scholarships and awards, including the Bertha Foster Scholarship Award, the Lillian Brown Scholarship award, the Sigma Alpha Iota Scholarship Award, and the Vansteinberg Scholarship Award.
Currently residing in New York City, Liana holds a faculty position at the world-class 92nd Street Y School of Music. In addition, she is the Music Director for the Manhattan Girls Chorus, a talented and diverse community of young musicians.