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Vladimir Valjarevic

Vladimir Valjarevic

Vladimir Valjarević has distinguished himself as a performing and recording artist, educator, and administrator. As a concert pianist, he has appeared on concert stages in America, Asia, and Europe. The critics have praised his “caressing legato,” “silk-on-velvet seductiveness” (Fanfare Magazine), “beautiful lyricism and . . . wide variety of tones and colorings, perceptively applied with care” (All Music Guide). He has also been called “an outstandingly responsive partner and superb tonalist” (The Strad). As a recording artist, he has issued critically acclaimed CDs with innovative programming for Labor Records, Romeo Records, Centaur Records, Blue Griffin, and MSR Classics. As an educator and administrator, he has created and taught courses and masterclasses, trained teachers, administered festivals and school departments, and lectured at festivals and seminars. He is affiliated with the Mannes School of Music in New York City and the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Jersey, as well as with a variety of festivals and programs. Vladimir Valjarević is a Steinway Artist. He enjoys his work immensely, as well as art, literature, people, animals, nature, learning, languages, traveling, history, and food.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • History
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Theory

Spoken languages

  • English

Teaches At

  • Music school
  • Teacher's studio


  • 2023 - PGCert - University of London
  • 2011 - Doctor of Music - Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University
  • 2006 - Fulbright Scholar - Haute école de musique de Genève, Switzerland
  • 1997 - Master of Music - Mannes School of Music
  • 1996 - Bachelor of Music - Mannes School of Music

School Associations

  • Music Teachers National Association - National