Guitar, Improv Acting, Jazz Dancing, Piano, Theater Acting, Theatrical Dance, Violin, Acting, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Dance, Elementary Math, Flute, Music Performance, Music Theory, Saxophone, Speaking Voice, Trumpet, Bassoon, Trombone, Viola
• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States.
• I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I teach.
• I am creative and enthusiastic while working with people of all ages.
• I have a reputation of being passionate about achieving professional goals.
09/08- Present NYC Board of Education, P.S. 48
• Band & Orchestra Director
• Teach children K-5 to play musical instruments in small groups and large ensembles
• Organize and perform Winter and Spring Concerts
02/08- Present Yakov's Music for Gifted & Talented, Inc, Brooklyn, NY
• Founder and Music Director
• Teach various musical instruments and vocal
06/07-06/08 Rockaway-Five Towns Symphony, Lynbrook, NY
• Music Director, Conductor
• Conducted weekly rehearsals (night) and 3-4 concerts during the concert season
10/03-06/08 Globe Institute of Technology, New York, NY
• Adjunct Professor of Music
06/07-08/07 JCC of Cherry Hill, NJ
• Musical Theater Director
• Taught acting, improvisation, singing. Produced musical shows.
10/06-06/07 JCH of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, NY
• Musical Theater Director
• Produced musical theater shows
• Taught students of ages 5-12 various vocal selections
09/00-06/07 NYC Board of Education, District 20, P.S.200; P.S.179
• Band / Orchestra Director
• Taught all woodwind, brass and percussion, violin, piano
05/99-06/06 School for Musical Performance, Brooklyn, NY
• Instructed students on Piano, Guitar, All string and wind instruments and vocals.
• Prepared students for the auditions to the prestigious schools and other music organizations.
1993-1997 St. Petersburg Radio Orchestra, Russia
• Principal Bassoonist
Other work experience:
• Performed as a bassoonist with The Kirov Opera & Ballet Theatre, the Mussorgsky Opera & Ballet Theatre, The St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, The Chamber Opera Orchestra of St. Petersburg and other Symphony and Chamber orchestras of St. Petersburg, Russia
• Performed Solo Recitals in Russia, Poland, Norway and United States
06/98 The St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music, St. Petersburg, Russia
M.A. in Music: Major – Bassoon Performance; Minor – Conducting
06/91 The St. Petersburg College of Music named after Rimsky-Korsakov, Russia
B.A. with a Double Major in Orchestral Performance (Bassoon) and Music Education
Piano, Violin, Cello, Music Theory, Viola
Oleg is a violinist who represents the brilliant Russian violin school which is arguably one of the leading violin schools in the World during 20th century. In 1984 he was accepted to Moscow Conservatory of Music and in 1991 he graduated Conservatory with highest marks in violin and piano. In 1990 he was invited to participate in IV International Violin Competition 'Isola di Capri' (Capri Italy) and won 1st Prize of this competition playing N. Paganini's 4th Violin Concerto with cadenza which Oleg composed especially for this event. After competition he was invited to participate in music festival in Rimini Italy where he shared the stage with such famous musicians as Boris Berezovsky (1st Prize 1990 P.I.Tchaikovsky Piano Competition) Enrico Pace and Evgeny Bushkov (both winners of many international competitions). After one year with State Symphony Capella of Russia where conductor was legendary Gennady Rozhdestvensky and where Oleg performed in section 1st Violins in 1992 he accepted position of Assistant concertmaster of famous Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and traveled around the globe performing in almost every important music hall including Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Hall in New York Royal Albert and Barbican Hall in London Beethoven Hall in Bonn (Germany) Gewandhaus Symphony Hall and Suntory Hall in Tokyo and Osaka (Japan) Musikverein Golden Hall in Vienna and many more. In 1994 Oleg immigrated to USA and settled in Fort Lee NJ. He made his American debut recital in Memphis TN in 1995. Since 1994 he performed with such orchestras as New Jersey Symphony Albany Symphony New York Virtuosi Chamber Symphony New Philharmonic of New Jersey Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra Bachanalia Chamber Ensemble and appeared in a few Broadway productions such 'Ragtime' and 'Music Man'. In 1996 Oleg was invited to perform with the Houston Festival Orchestra as Concertmaster under the the button of Maxim Shostakovich son of the the great Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich. Currently Oleg teaches extensively in NJ where he holds a full time position as a string director at the Fort Lee Public Schools.
Moscow Conservatory of Music (Moscow, Russia) BM , MM.,
Violin, Music Theory, Viola
I graduated from Mannes College of Music with a BS in violin performance. While at Mannes, I was a student of Sally Thomas (Julliard School) and other primary teachers include Claudia Schaer, Amy Barlowe and Oscar Ravina. I have had chamber music studies with Ann Setzer, Peter Prosser, Chin Kim, Gena Raps, and members of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and NY Philharmonic. Masterclasses include those with Cho-Liang Lin, Pamela Frank, and Ida Kavafian. I am graduate of the Mannes Pre-College division Honors program and alumna of both the New York Youth Symphony and Meadowmount School of Music.
I am also registered with the Suzuki Association of America and have completed Suzuki teacher training for books 1 - 8 at NYC's School for Strings, working with Ekaterina Gerson and Allen Lieb. I have also had additional pedagogy training with Ann Setzer of the Julliard School.
I recently completed Music Mind Games Unit 1 teacher training with Michiko Yurko, and look forward to integrating her method of teaching music theory in an accessible and fun way into my teaching.
In addition, I have had 10 years of teaching experience, and I also have a minor in psychology with a specialization in developmental and educational psychology.
Violin, Music Performance, Music Theory, Viola
I am comfortable teaching all types of students: young beginners, general music-lovers, and conservatory-bound students.
I teach in the Washington Heights Conservatory as well as in my own private studio. In the past, I have taught violin and viola at the Gregorio Luperon High School and the Harbor Conservatory.
Staying sharp as a player is important to good instruction, so on top of my teaching schedule, I perform a lot of chamber and orchestral music, as well as the occasional solo recital.
Violin, Music Theory, Viola
I received my Bachelors Degree in Viola Performance in 2010 from Syracuse University and my Associates Degree in Violin Performance at Onondaga Community College (originally a violinist). I absolutely love music and want my students to love it too! I am always impressed to see how music positively affects people in their day to day lives. I am patient, versatile, and can work with the most casual beginner, to an advanced student who may want to take college auditions. I currently teach about forty students as well as perform locally. I sub for Binghamton Philharmonic and Symphoria and play with the North Jersey Symphony. I especially love animals, children, coffee, and books.
Piano, Violin, Music Theory, Viola
Well, definitely music is the most part of my life. I began violin and piano lessons at age 6. I am a gradute of Kishinev Music Conservatory from Moldova, and Mannes College of New York, where i also studied viola.
My goal is to make each student happy and i always try to acheive the best in each of my students ability.
I encourage my students to perform at various competitions, recitals, local achievements like NYSSMA, ABRSM or other organizations.
Performing is very importatnt to skill improvement, i think.
My education and teaching experience gives me a great opportunity to transfer my knowledge to everyone who is interested. You are welcome to try a lesson with me and start the music journey!
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