Asya Gulua received her initial musical training in her native Moscow at the Gnessin School of Music, where she studied with Anna Arzamanova and Sergei Lebedev. In 1996 she immigrated to the United States and enrolled at the Interlochen Arts Academy. She holds degrees from the Juilliard School (BM), Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music (MM), and the University of Oregon (DMA). She has frequently appeared in duo piano performances with her husband, pianist and composer Arsen Gulua. Ms. Gulua lives in Salem, OR where she works for the Oregon Symphony Association, teaches private students, and collaborates with musicians and composers on a local and national level.