Katia Kuznetsova

Katia K.

Miami, FL

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Katia delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+

Teaching since:

My background and experiences are an eclectic combination of music, audio engineering, and television production. Born in 1987 in Moscow, Russia, I started piano at the age of 5. At the age of 19 I graduated from one of the best musical colleges in Russia (Gnesins State Musical College) with the piano/music theory degree. Few years later I got degree in Audio Engineering with the concentration in Music Recording and Production. I have 5 year experience of teaching students 6-25 y.o.
In Russia, as musician and audio engineer, I was involved in projects ranging from a live jazz concert with Herbie Hancock to television broadcasts including the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. I chose to further expand my experiences by studying abroad. After being admitted to NYU and Johns Hopkins, I decided on the Middle Tennessee State University three year Master of Recording Arts and Technologies program. I enjoyed studying under the incredibly talented people there and have had opportunity to work with Alexis Gomez (a young talent and semi-finalist of the American Idol show), to work at the 2016 Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, and to direct a production of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. After graduation in May 2017, I moved to Miami where my husband lives and looking forward to meeting new people here and teach piano again in my spare time.

If you choose me as your teacher, you will get not only piano lessons, but also a more broad view on interconnection between music theory, audio and physics of sound. For young students, I offer learning through games and singing songs during the breaks between practicing. I enjoy teaching kids and I am a very patient person.

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Graduate Teaching Assistant
Sep 2014 - May 2017
Middle Tennessee State University

Recording Industry Major

Audio engineer
Feb 2011 - Jul 2014
Ostankino Television Technical Center

Recording, mixing in Pro Tools HD. Audio Post Production

Mixing engineer for live broadcasts
Aug 2011 - Apr 2014
ANO Sports Broadcasting "Panorama"

Live audio mixing for major sporting events: World Winter Olympic Games in Sochi (2014), World Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi (2014), World Summer University Games in Kazan (2013), and more

FOH Engineer
Apr 2010 - Mar 2012
Gnesins Concert Hall

Live sound engineer at jazz concerts and festivals

Piano/music theory teacher
Jan 2004 - May 2009


Recording Arts and Technologies, Master of Fine Arts
Aug 2014 - May 2017
Middle Tennessee State University
Audio Engineering/Music Production, specialist
Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
Russian Gnesins Academy of Music
Piano/Music Theory
Sep 2002 - Jun 2006
Gnesins State Musical College


Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Audio Engineering Society
May 2015

Established in 1948, the Audio Engineering Society, Inc. (AES) draws its membership from amongst engineers, scientists, other individuals with an interest or involvement in the professional audio industry. The membership largely comprises engineers developing devices or products for audio, and persons working in audio content production. It also includes acousticians, audiologists, academics, and those in other disciplines related to audio. The AES is the only world-wide professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology.

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