Julianna Kiss was born in Miskolc (Hungary), she started her musician studies at the age of 5. She has received her first teacher Degree from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Miskolc in Hungary. She has received her Postgraduate degree from the Mdw Universität für Musik und Darstellende Künste Wien. She has a concert diploma in piano from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Pecs in Hungary. From 2012 to 2015 she studied Mentor teacher program and Kovács-method at the Budapest ELTE-PPK University. She received further impulses from professors of piano, such as Sándor Falvai, Gyöngyi Keveházi, László Gyimesi, Attila Némethy, Tamás Vásáry, Dénes Varjon, Csaba Király, Thomas Kreuzberger , Eun Ju Lee. Who are famous teachers of the Hungarian piano school.
She studied heritage of Liszt and Bartók and Russian piano school method from them. She studied the fortepiano music on the Masterclass of legendary Prof . Malcom Bilson. She studied chamber music at the Music University of Padua. She won on several National and International Music Competition for example: She won X. International Music Competition “Musica Insieme” 5th Concorso Internazionale “ Don Vincenzo Vitti “.
Her repertoire is vast: it includes piano solo and several chamber music pieces. She is a piano accompanist for several choirs.
She works in Budapest as a sought-after piano teacher and is also employed by the Hungary as a piano mentor and piano consultant. She is an enthusiastic representative and advertiser of Kovács-method, which takes an important part in her work.
In 2013, EMMI (Ministry of Human Resources, department of Hungarian Government) adjudicated her the „Bonis Bona – For the Talents of the Nation” award, because of her prominent work in music teaching and talent management. From 2014 she is a member of „Nemzeti Pedagógus Kar” (National Teacher Faculty). She became consultant for music teachers in 2015. Head of the Keyboard Department in her school since 2012.
Her piano students have already won close than 200 prizes at national and international competitions.
Julianna is the founder and artistic director of the Danubia Talents International Music Festival and Competitions.
She hold several masterclasses in Hungary and abroad. She is also jury president or member at various national and international competitions in Catania, Rome, Ischia, Orbetello – Italy, Xabia – Spain, Wien – Austria, and Budapest - Hungary.
I. Danubia Talents International Music Competition Vác 2016.
7th. International Competition “Youth Academy Awards” Rome 2017.
II. Danubia Talents International Music Competition Vác 2017.
8th. International Competition “Youth Academy Awards” Rome 2018.
VI. Concorso Internacional de Piano “Vila de Xabia” Spain 2018.
I. Wiener Danubia Talents International Music Competition Wien 2018.
III. Danubia Talents International Music Competition Vác 2018.
I. Danubia Talents Liszt International Music Competition Rome 2018.
5th. Concorso Musicale Nazionale “Nellina Cappellani Costa” Catania 2019.
7th. International Piano Competition “ISCHIA” Ischia 2019.
IV. Danubia Talents International Music Competition Budapest 2019.
II. Danubia Talents Liszt International Music Competition Rome 2019.
II. Wiener Danubia Talents International Music Competition Wien 2020.
Orbetello Piano Competition Orbetello 2020.
As a concert pianist she tours all over Europe, playing concerts in Italy, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Ukraine and Hungary. She has given many charity concert in Hungary and abroad. Her artistic work includes hundreds of concerts. She has invited to play with Daniel Lugosi clarinetist he performed live for TV broad casting. (VirtuososTalent Show) Daniel Lugosi won on the Virtuosos Talent Show. She organized the first Casio Festival in Hungary and gave a concert.(Liszt, Bartók, Piazzolla piano pieces)
She has organize concerts and exhibitions for young talents and supports young talents in many ways form.
She participated with four Hungarian young students in an ERASMUS program in ITALY (2018. Music, a bridge among cultures).
She collaborate with AIMART (Accademia Internazionale di Musica e Arte Rome) and Accademia d’Ungheria Rome.
Publications: dr. Kovács Géza Memory book: Kovács-method in professional piano education.
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