Ivan Shapovalov

Ivan S.

Bellflower, CA

Lesson Details



Ivan delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
July 2004

Master of Arts.


Piano Teacher
Jun 2016 - Present
Arts Development School of Music

Piano Teacher
Apr 2016 - Present
Yamaha Music School

Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
Private Opera Studio (Irina Komarovskaya)

Music teacher
Oct 2009 - Mar 2013


Master of Arts. World musical culture./Piano
Sep 2013 - Jun 2015
Maimonides State Classical Academy
Bachelor of Arts. World musical culture/Piano
Sep 2008 - Jun 2013
Maimonides State Classical Academy
Bachelor of Arts. Piano.
Sep 2004 - Jun 2008
Gnessin State Musical College


Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Jazz improvisation
Jun 2014
Berklee college of music

Leaded by Gary Burton

Music teacher, pianist, concertmaster
Jun 2004
State Music College (KG)


May 2015
Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Apr 2015
Moscow Region Ministry of Culture
Diploma (II prize)
Oct 2004
Ministry of Culture and Science KG
Diploma (III prize)
Apr 2003
Ministry of Culture and Science KG
Apr 2002
Ministry of Culture and Science KG
Honourable mention
May 2000
Ministry of Education and Sport KZ

Photos & Videos

Grand Duo Concertante. Part 1. Weber
Piano -Ivan Shapovalov. Clarinet - Ivan Verin
Brahms. Sonata in C Major. Part 1
My student Roman
Debussy. Prelude "The Girl with the Flaxen Hair"
My student Sasha
Ivan S.

Ivan S.

Ivan S.

Photo by Ivan S.
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9 Reviews

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Ivan Mar 31, 2016
Composition · In home

I am DJ and sound producer. And i used to study Harmony and chord progressions with Ivan. He helped me to improve my theoretical and practical knowledge and teached me how to use classical musical theory in modern dance music. I really can recommned this teacher not only for beginners but also for advanced students who have lack of theory base.

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Roman Mar 14, 2016
Synthesizer · In home

Very good teacher, Ivan is kind person, but at the same time he is strict enough. He explains everything clear and can help you if you feel lost. I started studying music without any knowledge and Ivan managed perfectly. I strongly recommend him.

Pavel Mar 8, 2016
Classical Piano · In home

Thanks to Ivan for the best lessons and opportunity to take a bit of his experience! For me Ivan is one of those people who really love what they do and share their love with world and others. If you are looking for experienced, thoughtful, patient piano teacher who could not only teach and check your progress but be your guide in fantastic world of piano music you couldn't find a better man.

Ivan conducts his lessons in a very friendly manner and I'm sure that sometime you would say with great honor that he become your friend. And it is one more thing why it is worth to take his lessons.

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Marina Mar 3, 2016
Classical Piano · In studio

Ivan is a very good piano tutor!

Anatoli Mar 2, 2016
Piano · In home

Up to me: i think one of the best advantage that he could explain complex things in rathe simple, understandable way (on fingers). I've learned memorized scale modes at the end! by his suggessions. Responsive at allmost any reasonable time. Quick feedback on any question. Democrative price. And of cource - to my mind you learn music by yourself and you should trust your instructor and then make the tasks, because nobody cancelled the one of the golden rule : No pain, no gain.

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Sara Angeloff Mar 1, 2016
Classical Piano · In studio

I had an amazing time learning from this teacher, he has so many degrees and knows about so much! i am in my thirties and wanted to learn more classical piano but he is so patient with children it is incredible! I will tell all my mom friends to bring their kids!

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Anna Mar 1, 2016
Classical Piano · In studio

My music teacher Ivan Shapovalov is a person who is not just a talented teaching their subject, but also instills a taste and love to the present classical music in his students. I am very thankful for the fact that I was fortunate to be one of the students of Ivan. He is a consummate master and musician! Thanks to his patience and careful attention to the process of teaching, his music lessons are joyful and easy for students. Ivan is a professional with a capital! I recommend him as a teacher all my friends and colleagues. Even if you are just a beginner musician, together with Ivan at you all must succeed. Ivan, thank you so much!!!

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Rauf Mar 1, 2016
Classical Piano · In studio

Thank you to Ivan for all his efforts: I really love the music, the piano,and his role in this respect was indispensable!

Anton Mar 1, 2016
Piano · In studio

Everything was great!) Ivan is a very attentive & thoughtful teacher.

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