- Levels Taught:
Children and adolescents from russian speaking families are also very welcome to start the sessions with me, in order to get more confident speaking reading and writing in their native language.
You will get to speak, spell and read in russian very quick, in the most comfortable, convenient and interesting way possible, weather the lessons are for adults or children.
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
I am teacher since I was an adolescent. Always wanted to do everything it takes so my pupils take what they need from my lessons, understand and assimilate all the information, and also live with the desire of coming back and continuing with me the journey in the field they have selected.
Many of my students became my close friends that I go to see operas, broadway shows , concerts or other cultural and entertaining events with.
I also organize recitals and interesting meetings with the participation of my students.
For any additional information, contact me and I will answer in no time.
Teaching and tutoring private piano and singing lessons for adults and children.
Preparing students for auditions in musicals and music schools auditions.
Teaching at public schools and private lessons
Michael is enjoying his lessons with Florentina!
Great teacher. She assessed my level at the beginning and has given me plenty of work to improve my piano and voice. She's classically trained, and that definitely influences her instruction and approach. Her understanding of my goals and flexibility in lessons makes the lessons personal and individualized.+ Read More
I feel comfortable with Florentina, she gives good feedback, she is very clear in her guidance, which helps me understand exactly what i need to do to improve.
Florentina is an extremely knowledgeable and patient instructor who takes the time to help her students learn. Each class I take away something new, and I am farther along in learning piano than I thought I would be after only a few classes! She is also extremely flexible with timing, which is much appreciated.+ Read More
She was really constructive and very helpful, and I enjoyed the session very much
Florentina is a great instructor!!! She's classically trained, and she knows her stuff. She'll really push your limits and make you feel uncomfortable until you grow where you need to go. I would love to take more lessons with her, but I'm moving back to Los Angeles. She's very chatty.+ Read More
Very patient with my 7-year old daughter.
Florentina is an excellent vocal coach. She is very professional and has a gorgeous voice. I am a beginner and if not for her excellent teaching I would never have thought it was possible for me to be able to sing in any place other than by myself in my car etc... I enthusiastically endorse her and encourage others to give her a try wether you are a beginner or expert!+ Read More
Florentina has been doing exactly what I needed and wanted despite my occasional frustration - patiently teaching me the fundamentals to playing the piano.
I had an amazing time with Florentina. She was very welcoming and was able to explain many concepts that I was unfamiliar with. You will learn how to sing while becoming more knowledgeable about the science behind singing.
As a typical overtrained Asian student, I had numerous terrifying run ins with hardass music teachers as a child. I am glad then, that Florentina has managed to change my perspective of musical tutors. While strict, she has a vivacious personality that brings life to the lesson, motivating me to try my best (a difficult task at the best of times). Additionally, she has great talent, and an ability to render the most abstruse topics clear. For instance, I was having trouble shifting my voice to a higher pitch, but following her impromptu explanations of "chest sounds" and "head sounds", I found it much easier to follow and even managed to successfully transition to higher notes. If you want a teacher that knows her stuff and can keep you in line, then Florentina is an excellent choice.+ Read More
Florentina was great. She worked well with my 12 year old grandson and fulfilled the main priority which was to teach him how to use and protect the instrument that is his voice. He enjoyed working with her and we will definitely consider additional lessons from her in the future. Excellent experience.+ Read More
Florentina is friendly and knowledgeable.
Florentina is a great teacher. She is attentive to detail and she knows her stuff. She gives the student plenty of time to practice proper technique during each lesson and ensures he understands the concept being taught. She also emphasizes student comprehension as opposed to 'what I say is right' teaching.+ Read More
Florentina is great - very personable and friendly but also stern at the same time and holds my boys (5 and 7) accountable and focused on learning piano.
Florentina is tough but really nice and willing to work with you!
Florentina has been teaching piano to my two daughters for several weeks. She has been excellent - demanding and yet patient with both girls, very clear in her instructions to them, and flexible in tailoring her method to the different personality traits and learning method of each girl. My daughters really enjoy their lessons with Florentina, and I think that has been evident in the progress they've made in just a few short weeks. I highly recommend Florentina for piano lessons.+ Read More
Florentina is great. She has the perfect combination of knowledge, teaching ability, patience, and humor required to explain the internal sensations associated with proper and healthy singing. While helping me discover my voice, Florentina has made me feel like I uncovered some secret ability. I would recommend her to anyone.+ Read More
Being trained by a vocal coach who has a great ear for tone is important. This is what I was looking for and found it in Florentina. She is very personable and experienced in coaching, and I look forward to fine tuning my craft with her guidance.
My daughter Lilia has done two lessons now with Florentina, and absolutely adores her. She has done a great job in a short time establishing rapport with my daughter and has really worked out some great exercises to help her start to feel at ease singing naturally. Understanding that training on fundamentals is a long-term process, I can see great potential for helping Lili learn singing.
Florentina's teaching studio is spotlessly clean, and displays engaging and helpful musical notation tips right on the wall of the studio. My daughter is comfortable and has fun working on her music with Florentina.
She is also prompt to reply to correspondence and easy to work with as far as scheduling. We are hoping that she will continue to work with Lili for some time to come!!
Florentina had me playing a Bach Minuet within two weeks.
Florentina is teriffic! Our 3 year old took to her immediately. She has a lot of both knowledge and patience (important to have when teaching kids). She was able to keep our daughter interested and engaged.
I've had only a couple of vocal lessons with Florentina and I already amazed of the work she have done. I'm 25 years old and I always thought that I might be able to sing but I thought I have very weak voice and was always shy to sing if someone is around even my closest ones. After 3 lessons with her she made me realize that I actually have a great voice, she taught me how to use my voice and sing such a high notes that I've never thought I would be able to. Now all my family hear me signing all day long around the house :)+ Read More
Florentina is talented and well-trained as a singer and is a competent instructor. She has an amazing, kind, supportive personality. I learned so much even in only one hour! I can't wait for our next meeting.
Florentina's skills to teach are really good. What seams to be so difficult, turns out to be very easy tought by her.
I enjoy working with her !
My 7 year old son has loved working with Florentina. She is excellent at explaining concepts to him, and taking him to the next level. She's simply great with children! We highly recommend her.
Our sons love Ms. Florentina. They are so different , but she knows how to find the right key to each of them.