Maria Guralnik

Maria Guralnik

Adjunct Professor

Background

Maria Guralnik coordinates the Arts Management program at Purchase College, State University of New York currently serving over 200 undergraduate majors. From 1993-2009, Ms. Guralnik served as General Manager of the Van Cliburn Foundation where she oversaw career development for the winners of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition including the contracting and servicing of all U.S. engagements and coordination of international tours following each quadrennial competition. She is a past president of the North American Performing Arts Managers Association and was a managerial associate at Columbia Artists Management where she was involved in touring a wide variety of internationally renowned soloists and ensembles. In addition to her full-time teaching load at Purchase, Ms. Guralnik is personal representative for classical pianist Frederic Chiu and serves on the board of Vanaver Caravan, a touring professional dance and music ensemble based in the Hudson Valley.