Svitlana Fiorito

Founder, Stamford Music & Arts Academy.

Began her piano studies at the age of five and has had a versatile background in performance, accompanying, teaching and music education.

She received Bachelor Degrees from Liatoshinsky Music College and Masters from National Academy of Arts, Ukraine. Her teachers were Nikolai Dubinenko, Viktor Siryatsky, Igor Ryabov and Thérèse Dussaut.
Mrs. Fiorito has been teaching piano to children as young as 4 years old to College Students for 25 years. Svitlana’s performance, pedagogical, and educational background provides a stylistic way of teaching, which caters towards the individual’s development and needs. Healthy technique, musicality, and creativity are main components of her teaching and her specialization in early childhood paves the path for a developmentally appropriate way for beginners and advanced students alike.
Mrs. Fiorito students has won more than two hundred awards at state, national and international competitions including Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists, Germany, Washington International Young Artist Competition in D.C., “Musica Classica” Music Festival in Spain, Honors Recital from Piano Teachers Congress of New York, MTNA Eastern Division Competition, Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, J.Y. Park Piano Competition, Renee B. Fisher Competition and Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey. They have been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center for the Arts, U.S. State Department, Aspen Music Festival, Eppan Music Academy in Italy, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Arts Center, Merkin Hall, Symphony Space, Conventional Center in Dallas, TX and Historique du Bon Pasteur, Montreal, Canada. In addition, her students have performed with Tianjing Symphony Orchestra in China, Greenwich Symphony, Ridgefield Symphony, North Shore Symphony, Island Chamber, New Britain Virtuosi Orchestra and Plainfield Symphony Orchestras, on TV and Radio Stations.