My Educational Background and Experience

I graduated from the Baku State Conservatory (former USSR)
with a Master's degree in piano performance and pedagogy.

I have had substantial experience teaching pre-conservatory music students
at a music college and have been teaching private lessons since 1989.

*Over 37 Years of Piano Teaching Experience*

My Mission Statement

To encourage and motivate students to reach their goals and build an excellent foundation in technique, sight reading, and performance!

I'm a member of

  • Plano Teachers Music Association
  • Texas Music Teachers Association
  • Music Teachers National Association

Students Participate In

  • PTMA Fall Festivals
  • Sonata Festivals
  • Class & Spring Recitals
  • Dallas Piano Competition
  • Plano Trophy Award Competition

Free Wifi

Parents can bring their wireless devices and enjoy wifi while they wait in my private studio.

Student Recital Video

PMTA Trophy Competition Winners Recital

Ashley Tauhert playing "Tarantella" by A. Pieczonka at the PMTA Trophy Competition Winners Recital.

Recent Competitions

Winners in Plano Solo and Regional Piano Competitions

Finalists in Texas State Performance Competition

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If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.