Maria Teresa Sierra is a pianist from Barcelona, Spain. She started playing piano at the age of 3 with her mother, herself a pianist. She pursued her studies with prestigious Russian pianist Leonid Sintsev from Saint Petersburg Conservatory and also with Oxana Yablonskaya from Juilliard School in NY. At the age of 21 she already hold three Graduate degrees: Piano, Collaborative Piano –Chamber Music- and Music Theory. Thanks to her mother’s pedagogy she developed a perfect pitch ear she also teaches to her students. After winning several International piano competitions Maria Teresa concertized in Europe, Russia and United States. In 2013 she recorded a piano and organ CD with Raul Prieto and with Brilliant Classics label at Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, one of the greatest halls in Europe.
In addition to that, her other passion is teaching. She pursued a Master’s degree in Music Education from Barcelona University and right now Maria Teresa splits her life between regular concerts and her piano studio. Two years ago she builded her own studio in Carmel, IN where she got more than 30 students in one year. On January 2018 she just moved to San Diego with her husband Raul Prieto, Civic Organist of Spreckels organ pavillion at Balboa Park.
Listen to Maria Teresa Sierra on Itunes: Duo MusArt-Barcelona (Brilliant Classics label).