About Aksuna

Aksuna is a Melbourne concert pianist who is passionate in exploring our innate ability for storytelling through different artforms. As a concert pianist, she is well-known for possessing a wide spectrum in her touch, ranging from a fiery fierceness to a delicate sensitivity, and her technical ability to bring out the emotive and imaginative depth of the instrument.

 

With her background as a classically-trained pianist, she has actively performed around Australia, both as a soloist and in collaborative projects.  As a performer, she is most passionate in collaborative projects, and has performed with numerous community orchestras such as the Ku-Rin-Gai Philharmonic, the Melbourne Lawyers Orchestra and the Australian Asian Orchestra, the latter whom premiered her work, Ghost. Natasha is also a pianist of the eclectic 6-piano Project. 

 

A recipient of several honourary prizes, scholarships and competition awards, Aksuna obtained her Masters in Music from The University of Melbourne with first-class honours in 2013. Since graduation, she was a finalist in the 2014 Australian National Piano Award and, in the following year, was approached by the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations for a Unity Project. Her music has been broadcasted nationally on ABC Classic FM, 2MBS and 3MBS, and is known for its passionate energy, riveting imagery and sensitivity in connecting with the essence of the music, descriptions that go beyond what is seen on stage and felt as traits of who she is as a musician.