Dr. Dmitry Rachmanov is a Professor of Piano at California State University, Northridge, where he serves as Chair of Keyboard Studies. A sought-after educator, master class clinician, adjudicator and lecturer, Dr. Rachmanov has served on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music and Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, and he has appeared as a guest artist at schools such as Royal Northern College of Music (UK), Shanghai Conservatory and Beijing Central Music School in China, UCLA, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Washington, University of Alaska, Anchorage, Florida State University, Arizona State University and Indiana University at Bloomington, among others. Dr. Rachmanov is a frequent adjudicator, having served on the juries of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Brahms International Competition in Poertschach, Austria, Claviarium in Moscow, Russia, among many other regional, national and international contests.
As a researcher, Dr. Rachmanov has authored reviews and articles on historical subjects related to piano performance in publications such as Keyboard Classics, the Journal of the Scriabin Society of America and the London-based International Piano magazine, which has published Rachamnov's surveys of recorded legacies of the Chopin F Minor Ballade, Op. 52, Rachmaninoff's Corelli Variations, Op. 42 and the Paganini Rhapsody, Op. 43 as well as a features on the art of the Russian pianist Grigory Ginzburg and the noted Juilliard pedagogue Joseph Bloch. Dr. Rachmanov is an active lecturer, having presented his research on various topics at public venues, such as the Beijing National Theater to conservatories and universities, as well as music teachers associations, such as MTNA & MTAC, among others.