Catching up in 2023

Hello friends, It’s been a while since I posted anything on the site, but meanwhile Joseph and I have been busier than ever in the last few years.  A lot has happened, much too much to put into this news update.  Here are some highlights:  We took on the role of Artistic Directors of Vivace […]

New Piano Duo CD by Lomazov/Rackers Piano Duo released

Dear friends, Joseph and I are proud to share the release of our new CD with music for two pianos by John Adams, William Bolcom, John Corigliano, and recording world premieres by John Fitz Rogers and Man Fang. This was a labor of love ever since the world shut down in 2020.  It took us […]

Eastman faculty recital – livestream

Dear Friends, Sharing the details of my upcoming faculty recital at Eastman here – December 4, 2021 7:30 PM – livestream only (no archive) While things have been returning to normal, I’ve been amiss updating my site with new posts.  This feels like a good intro back into “normal” new life.  The concert halls […]

Summer 2020

Summer 2020.  As the rest of the world, we have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Amidst the fears, hopes, and anxiety for the future, we remain grateful for the music in our daily life, as it becomes in turns, the shelter, the inspiration, and the unyielding structure of our lives. The summer of 2020 […]

Summer 2019 travels

The summer of 2019 is shaping up to be the busiest one yet.  In addition to directing and hosting our Southeastern Piano Festival in Columbia SC, Joseph and I always greatly anticipate taking part in Texas State Int’l Piano Festival and Music Fest Perugia, where we’ll perform Poulenc Double in Texas and Grieg and Chopin […]

Fall 2018 Update

As of Fall 2018, Marina Lomazov has joined the piano faculty at the Eastman School of Music, as Professor of Piano. Together with Joseph Rackers, Marina will continue to serve as co-Artistic Director of the Southeastern Piano Festival, and as a Guest Artist Faculty at the University of South Carolina.

2017 Highlights

Lomazov/Rackers Piano Duo CD is released on MSR Classics! A labor of love, this disk of piano duo arrangement of Stravinsky Rite of Spring and Petrushka is available through Amazon, iTunes, and MSR among other outlets.  Audio Society of Atlanta says: “Performed with demon precision and complete dedication” 2016–17 season was busy.  In addition to a […]

2016 Summer Update

The June week of the 2016 Southeastern Piano Festival featured wonderful concerts from Sergei Babayan, Ann Schein, Eric Lu, and great performances from our twenty rising stars, the participants of the festival.  The rest of the summer was filled with travel, concerts, teaching and adjudicating.  The Lomazov/Rackers piano duo was invited to perform a rarely heard work for […]

Marina is named the South Carolina Arts Commission Fellow

Fellowships recognize and reward the artistic achievements of South Carolina’s exceptional…

SEC Faculty Achievement Award

In April 2015 Lomazov received the Faculty Achievement Award from the Southeastern Conference (SEC)…