Ariana Krasniqi DuPont


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About Ariana.

Ariana Krasniqi DuPont a Kosovarian concert pianist, began studying piano at the age of eleven under performed her first solo concert at the age of fifteen. She worked with several pianists such as while performing frequently in the region.

Immediately after the war in Kosovo (2000), she received her first scholarship from the city of Prizren, started to study under Boris Romanov in Skopje, and graduated from the Lorenc Antoni Music School, Prizren, in 2001.

In that very year, she enrolled in Dr. Hoch's Conservatory in Frankfurt, Germany, where her exceptional talent was promptly acknowledged and generously backed. She was the recipient of numerous grants, including those from Gertrud-Assmann Stiftung, the Patronatsverein of Dr. Hoch's Conservatory, the Lions Club of Weilburg, and the Richard Wagner-Stipendium in 2005.

Among her many solo performances she also collaborated with various orchestras. She was actively engaged as a chamber musician and regularly hired as a piano accompanist by the Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium.

In 2009, she graduated under Wolfgang Hess and Irina Edelstein, receiving two masters degrees in Music Education and Piano Performance, from Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium and the Hochschule fuer Musik und Darstellende Kunst, both in Frankfurt, Germany.

Erika Haase, Irina Edelstein, Derek Hahn, Diez Eichler, Sylvia Wang, Walter Delahunt and Steven Spooner are some of renowned pianists she has taken master classes from.

Since 2002, she has enjoyed teaching many piano students of different ages and levels, organised many student concerts and workshops, and prepared them for competitions and entry into universities.

She currently resides with her Husband and Son in Ewing, New Jersey.