German born pianist Uta Weyand combines her dynamic concert life with numerous pedagogical activities, giving master classes and conferences at conservatories and universities in Europe and Asia as well as North and South America. She studied in Germany, USA and Spain with Elza Kolodin, Leon Fleisher, Vitaly Margulis and Joaquín Soriano. In 2000 she was appointed Professor of Piano at the Conservatory of Music in Castellón (Spain).
Having been living in Spain for more than ten years, Uta Weyand is a passionate interpreter of the Spanish piano repertoire. She dedicates herself to unknown or neglected piano works, performing music by Montsalvatge, Guridi, Ohana and Dupont among many others. She worked closely together with such composers as Michael Braunfels and Xavier Montsalvatge.
Uta Weyand received worldwide press reviews with her recordings for Hänssler Classics with music by Schumann, Mozart, Debussy, Montsalvatge, Granados and the Complete Works for Piano Solo by Manuel de Falla.
She has been teaching piano at the Royal Conservatory in Madrid since 2002 and is regularly member of important juries such as Gina Bachauer in Salt Lake City, Franz Liszt in Weimar, Hamamatsu International Piano Competition, José Iturbi Piano Competition in Valencia/Spain. and Van Cliburn in Dallas/USA.
Uta Weyand is a visionary and pursues a very specific goal in life: the liberty of living the balance between learning, creating and teaching. After more than 15 years` experience as a teacher she has always felt the need to create something new for future generations. In 2007, she realized her idea and founded the PIANALE Piano Academy.
The PIANALE International Piano Academy & Competition is now one of the most successful combinations between piano master classes, musicians’ language courses and a range of public concerts.