Indie Alaska

A day in the life of a Russian pianist | INDIE ALASKA

Season 10 Episode 9 | 5m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

Russia has a long history in Alaska since the fur trades. One notable member of the Russian Orthodox community in Anchorage is professional pianist, Margarita Merkusheva. Since moving to Alaska from Vladivostok 20 years ago, she's continued to advance her musical career by writing custom music for the Alaska Dance Theatre and giving piano lessons to dozens of families in the Russian community.

Aired: 07/14/21

Rating: NR


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