Anna-Maria Gkouni is an orchestral conductor, classical pianist and piano instructor. “Exploring the depths of the pianistic literature”, she has performed in venues in Greece, Germany and USA. Alongside solo repertoire she engages in projects of chamber music and collaborating with orchestras. Gkouni has performed in Mark Adamo opera Little Women and Scott Frankel musical Far from Heaven and recent engagements include the performance of César Francl Cello Sonata in A Major and collaborating with the Moores Symphony Orchestra ar Carl Orff Carmina Burana and Zoltán Kodály Háry János Suite. Gkouni has earned her MA in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and currently she is pursuing her DMA in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Houston. Gkouni has been awarded the Schissler Foundation Fellowship and the University of Houston Graduate Tuition Fellowship.