Mirna Lekić is a Bosnian-American pianist active as a recitalist, chamber musician and educator. She plays a wide range of repertoire that reflects her interests in historical performance practice, particularly works for fortepiano, as well as in new music, celebrated through commissions and premiere performances. Mirna’s solo performances have been broadcast on WQXR, WNYC, WFMT, WPRB, and Bosnian TV and radio stations, and her recent publications include two critically-acclaimed recordings: a solo album, Masks (Centaur Records), and Eastern Currents (Romeo Records), a disc of contemporary chamber music. This past season, Mirna’s concerts included recitals in New York, at the Accueil Musical series in Paris, and at the Hall of the St. Petersburg Union of Composers and the Gorky Leninskiye Museum in Russia.
Ms. Lekić studied piano with Ursula Oppens, Irina Morozova, Vladimir Valjarević and Douglas Humpherys, and has participated in fortepiano classes taught by Bart van Oort and Malcolm Bilson. She graduated with high honors from the Eastman School of Music, the Mannes College of Music, and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where she earned a doctorate with a dissertation focusing on the music of Claude Debussy.
Mirna serves on the faculty of Queensborough Community College, City University of New York. In 2018, she was a laureate of The American Prize competition, and received the City University of New York Henry Wasser Award for outstanding assistant professors. (www.mirnalekic.com)