Among Juliana's teachers were Nadia Boulanger, Rosina Lhevinne, and
Nadia Reisenberg, and she received her formal education from the
Conservatoire de Musique in Paris and the Juilliard School where
she graduated with a bachelor's, master's and doctor of musical
As a champion of American composers, Dr. Osinchuk
has premiered numerous works. She was a recipient of a solo
recitalist grant from the National Endowment for the Arts,
presenting solo recitals at the Kennedy Center in Washington,
D.C., New York City, and Seattle featuring works of three Alaska
composers. She gave
the European premiere of Lowell Liebermann's 2nd Piano
Concerto at the Kyiv Contemporary Music Fest, and received
rave reviews from critics and audience alike for her performance
of the world premiere of Philip Munger's Piano Concerto
with the Anchorage Symphony.
Her orchestral engagements include performances with symphony
orchestras across the United States and Europe, including the
Tucson, Sacramento, and Northwest Chicago Symphony Orchestras.
Juliana is also a much sought after chamber pianist, and
in recent years has added continuo playing to her
Tchaikovsky's Piano Music, The Sorcerer's Piano,
Growing Babies Bright,
an album of lieder duets
Nothing but Singing to do, a new solo CD to benefit cancer
projects Keys to Recovery, and is featured on composer, Lawrence Moss'
Happy Birthday, Wolfgang
Variations were published by Alfred.
Dr. Osinchuk is active as an educator presenting
music workshops for young students as well as lecture-recitals
for professional and community groups. Juliana was awarded the
BP/YWCA “Woman of Achievement Award” for her professional
excellence and community service. She is on the Steinway Piano
roster of international artists, has served on the faculty of
Hunter College in New York City, and was associate professor at
the State University of N.Y. at Purchase. Juliana was
artistic director of the Anchorage Festival of Music for 15
years, and currently directs the Young Alaskan Artists Award
program now in its 17th year.