The American pianist, Bronika Kushkuley, began studying piano when she was six with Julia Bernstein. Since May 1999, she has been a student of Wha Kyun Byun of the New England Conservatory. She has been the first prize winner of three international competitions, including the International Young Pianists Competition in Senigallia, Italy in 1997 where she competed with pianists under the age of sixteen from twenty countries.
In 2000-2001 academic year, Bronika Kushkuley won two concerto competitions and performed J.S. Bach Concerto in D Minor with the New England Philharmonic Orchestra and L.v. Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 2 with the NEC Youth Symphony Orchestra. A part of her May 2000 solo recital was broadcast by National Public Radio and her recordings were recently featured on Boston Classical Radio Station (WCRB) in "The Great Young Ladies of Classical." She has performed in numerous piano recitals in the USA and Europe, including performances at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Teatro Marcello, Jordan Hall and Avery Fisher Hall.
Bronika Kushkuley recorded her first solo CD at the age 10, her second CD was recorded live when she was 12 years old.