Anna Maimine was born in Moscow, Russia, where she started studying piano at age four with Natalya Dolenko at the Gnessin School for Children. At age twelve Anna came to Rochester where she continued her studies at the Eastman School with Gary Fisher, Alla Kuznetsov, Natalya Antonova, Nelita True, and Douglas Humpherys.
Anna graduated from the Eastman Community Music School with an Honors Diploma in Piano and a Certificate of Merit. During those years, she was a prize winner of the SUNY-Geneseo Young Artist Competition, the Junior All-Star MTA Piano Competition, and the Arco and Fortissimo Chamber Music Competition. Most recently Anna garnered prizes at the Moulin d’Ande Annual Concerto Competition in France, the Annual 1,000 Islands International Young Artist Competition, the Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition, the Empire State Piano Competition, and performed Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto as the winner of the Eastman Concerto Competition. She was also a National Finalist at the 2011 MTNA Young Artist Competition.
Anna has performed at multiple venues throughout New York state including Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. She performed the inaugural concert for Classical Pianists of the Future series at the Tri-Cities Opera House in Binghamton, NY. Further engagements included performances as part of the Second Sunday series at the Phelps Mansion and the Guest Artist Piano Series at the Kilmer Mansion also in Binghamton. An active collaborator, Anna premiered an award-winning chamber music composition through the Rochester Chamber Music Society and performed as part of the Music for a Summer’s Eve series at Hobart & William Smith College.
Anna completed all of her collegiate studies at the Eastman School of Music where she received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree under the tutelage of Douglas Humpherys. She maintains an active career as a solo and chamber music performer collaborating regularly with soloists from the Greater Rochester area. Anna joined the Buffalo State faculty in 2009 where she teaches piano lessons, keyboard classes, and serves as an accompanist.