Dr. Ruti Abramovitch

Piano and Musicianship Faculty
Music Theory Faculty
Program Area: 
Private Instruction
With Music Institute of Chicago since: 

Ruti earned her Doctor of Music from Indiana University.

Significant teachers and mentors: 

Several of Ms. Abramovitch's significant teachers/mentors over the years include: Menahem Pressler, Emanuel Krasovsky, and Gyorgy Sandor.

Awards and achievements: 


An active performer, Ruti recently performed a solo recital at the Dame Myra Hess concert series at the Chicago Cultural Center. In addition, she has performed in Chicago's Art Institute chamber music series and has had a few of her performances broadcasted live on Chicago's classical radio station 98.7fm WFMT. She is currently finishing her degree after studying with world renowned musician, and founder of the Beux-Arts trio, Menahem Pressler. She is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards which include the Indiana University Concerto Competition, the Latin-American Music Competition, and the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale.

Professional affiliations & activities: 

Hailed for her "sensitive touch, sense of line, ability to summon tone colors and a playing which honors the music and caresses the ears” (Peter Jacobi, Bloomington Herald times), pianist Ruti Abramovitch is a talented and sensitive artist whose interpretations and communicative playing has gained her much acclaim. She performed at some of Chicago's most prestigious musical landmarks. These performances included solo recital at Dame Myra Hess concert series, chamber music collaborations at Spertus Institute, and the PianoForte Salon Series. In addition to her teaching activities at the Music Institute of Chicago, she is also a faculty member of Vandercook College of Music in Chicago.

Interests outside of music: 

When Ms. Abramovitch is not practicing music, she is interested in visual arts, painting (her once childhood dream), reading poetry, and learning French.

Favorite quote: 

"Music is the poetry of the air." ~ Richter