Pianist Miroslava Kisilevitch was born in Ukraine into a family of professional musicians. After completing her Master of Music in Piano Performance degree, and Doctor of Musical Arts degree with a summa cum laude from Lviv Higher State Music Academy, Ukraine, she came to the US to study with Lydia Artymiw at the University of Minnesota, where she completed her Master of Music in Piano Performance degree, and Doctor of Musical Arts degree with a secondary area in Pedagogy and Education.
Her extensive performance experience includes solo and chamber performances and as soloist with many orchestras throughout the Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary and the United States. She received critical acclaim for her large and varied repertoire (which includes many works of prominent Ukrainian composers), was invited to perform chamber recitals as part of the Smithsonian Institution Recital Series by the Embassy of Ukraine in Washington, DC, and in Chicago in a concert sponsored by the Ukrainian Museum of Chicago. She also appeared as a soloist with the Linden Hills Chamber Orchestra and the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra in Minneapolis, MN.
She has been on the faculty at North Central University in Minneapolis, MN, MacPhail Center for the Arts in Minneapolis, MN, Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. She is a member of Music Teachers Association of California, and has her private studio at Music Academy of the West. Her recent performances include a Recital of Ukrainian Composers at the Ojai art Center, Ojai, CA; and playing as a soloist with the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra in Minneapolis, MN.
Miroslava is also very passionate about Ukrainian Art. She has an exquisite collection of XIX-XX century Ukrainian Ethnic clothes. Some of the costumes and jewelry from her private collections were featured at the Santa Barbara United Women for Ukraine event, and Arts&Lectures Ukraine Fest Cultural Celebration.