Irina Nenartovich: An Evening of Classical Piano Music to Support Ukraine

Contributed by: Fr. Ryan Paetzold

Please join us for an evening of classical piano music to raise donations for the people of Ukraine. All donations raised at this event will be given to Episcopal Relief and Development to aid their humanitarian work in Ukraine.

About Irina Nernartovich

Irina Nenartovich was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and began studying music at the age of 5. Irina studied piano and composition at the Music School for Gifted Children and at the State Conservatory of St. Petersburg. She studied with M. Meckler, S. Volfenson, S. Slonomsky, and G. Banschikov. In St. Petersburg she composed music for piano, chamber ensembles, voice, and orchestra.

In 1990, Irina moved to Israel where she continued composing and performing. In 1999, she moved to Cherry Hill, NJ and has since become a certified organist in addition to composing and performing organ music. In 2009, Irina became a NJMTA Commissioned Composer. She has written numerous pieces of music for young pianists and has compiled 12 books for piano students: “Sounds from Different Lands” and “Piano Journey”. Irina has served in many churches throughout our area including St. Andrew, Mount Holly; Grace Episcopal Church, Pemberton; St. Stephen, Beverly; and Christ Church, Palmyra where she serves as the regular organist and pianist.