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Nely Burla

Degrees & Studies

D.M. in Piano Performance, Diploma with Honors, Saratov State Conservatory (Russia); M.M. in Piano Performance and Teaching, Diploma with Honors, Donetsk State Music Academy and Kharkov State Academy of Arts (Ukraine); B.M. in Piano Performance and Teaching, Diploma with Honors, Donetsk State Music College.



Music Conservatory of Westchester

Faculty since 2021

Born In

Manhattan, NY

Performances & Distinctions

Nely Burla has performed numerous recitals as a soloist and chamber musician in Ukraine, Russia, Israel, Canada, and United States. As a collaborative pianist she has performed in such venues as Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Steinway Hall, Yamaha Artist Services, The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College, New York State Music Teachers Association, New York State School Music Association, Connecticut International Music Competition, University of Toronto, Canadian Music Competitions, Glenn Gould Studio at CBC (Toronto), Toronto Center for the Performing Arts, Kiwanis Music Festival, Peel Music Festival (Ontario), Upper Galilee Performing Arts Center and Jerusalem Cultural Center (Israel) among many other concert venues, auditions and festivals.

Mrs. Burla has many years of experience as a piano teacher for children of all ages, as well as for students at the Collegiate level. She has taught at Donetsk State Music Academy (Ukraine), Yip’s Music Center (Toronto), and Amadeus Conservatory (Chappaqua) among others, and has also worked as a collaborative pianist at Hoff Barthelson Music School, University of Toronto and Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto). Her students have earned high scores on NYSSMA auditions, Royal Conservatory of Music examinations from grade 1 to Performance and Teachers Diplomas. Her former students now teach in music schools and colleges. She also has written publications for teachers currently held in the Russian State Library in Moscow. Mrs. Burla is currently on the faculty of The School for Strings in New York City.

Mrs. Burla will be very happy to share her love for music and teach your children online or in person at your convenience.