Pauline Rovkah, (Major Auditions Winnner, 1993),studied piano and music at the Special Music School and Kharkov Conservatory, Ukraine, under Mikhail Khazanovsky. After graduation she served on the faculty of Kharkov Conservatory, performed as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles, and made appearances on national television and radio.
In Pittsburgh since 1991, Ms. Rovkah was coached by Eunice Norton. She performed in the concert series of the Steinway Society of Western Pennsylvania, Duquesne University, the Frick Art Museum, Chatham College, and the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Ms. Rovkah gave solo recitals at the Chautauqua Institution and in Peacham, Vermont. In 2000, after winning a National Competition, Pauline gave solo and chamber performances in Rome, Italy, for the Rome Festival. She conceived, organized and performed in a number of thematic concert events at Chatham College, among which were "Nature in Music," a part of the International Environmental Conference in 2001, "Canto do Sul," a highlight of the Global Focus Year for South America in 2002, and "Music Without Boundaries" in 2003.
Pauline Rovkah is presently the Artist in Residence and the Director of Piano program at Chatham College. She is also the Artist in Residence at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, where she is Artistic Director of the Concert Series she has founded.