Summary of work experience:
o 34 years of practical work as music educator
o Piano, voice, and guitar instructor
o Mentor teacher in all listed teaching fields
o Early childhood music teacher with Orff Schulwerk approach
o Choral conductor
o Ballet and vocal accompanist
My Teaching Philosophy is based on the best that Russian and American piano and music pedagogy has to offer with attention to individuality, creativity, age abilities and needs of today's students. Influenced by pedagogical ideas of such renowned musicians as Heinrich Neuhaus, Joseph and Rosina Lhevinne, Frances Clark, Carl Orff and others.
o Member of Music Teachers National association (MTNA),
o Maryland State Music Teachers Association (MSMTA).
o Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association (PMTA).
o California (CMTA)
o effective contemporary methods applied in piano pedagogy
o vocal pedagogy with special training in children's voice development
o choral conducting
o original guitar method for young children,
successfully taught for over 20 years
Ability to recognize the student's individuality and select a proper method and repertoire. Composing and arranging music for children. Experience in conducting recitals, workshops and special events. Reliable, sociable with students and parents.