In 2016, she was awarded 2nd Prize at the International Festival and Competition «Musica Classica» in Ruza, Russia. In 2008, Anna won 2nd Prize in the International Music Competition «Mozart-Wunderkind» in Baden, Austria. In 2013, she won 3rd Prize in the VII International Piano Competition «The Path to Mastery» in Moscow. Between 2013 and 2018, Gershtein has also competed in the International Music Competition «Romanticism: its Beyond and Origins» (Moscow), the Grand Prix of Russian competition “Artists of the XXI century: Achievements. Enlightenment” (Moscow), and the National music competition (Moscow).
Gershtein was born in the city of Voronezh in southwest Russia in 1988. From 1995 to 2006, Anna studied at the Voronezh College of Music (former Voronezh Central Music School) with Professor Nina Filatova, then continued her education at the Voronezh State Academy of Arts with Professor Filatova and Professor Svetlana Semenkova. From 2009-2016, she studied with Professor Vladimir Ovchinnikov at the Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow.
Anna performs as a solo pianist, accompanist and in chamber ensembles, and teaches piano at Letovo International School. Gershtein has performed with the Voronezh Philharmonic Orchestra, the Gnesin Academy Student Orchestra, and the State Symphony Orchestra Novaya Rossiya (or New Russian State Symphony Orchestra).