Sasha Kolpakov

Sasha K.

Van Nuys, CA

Lesson Details

Guitar

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Learn how to play your favorite songs in short time with an individual approach!

Personal lessons for music lovers, beginners and professionals who want to improve their level in Spanish Flamenco, Classical, Jazz and Pop music.

You will learn:
- How to hold a guitar in the proper hand position;
- How to play all kinds of chords;
- How to read tabs;
- How to play solo (finger style);
- and also, you will learn the rhythm.

Lessons are held individually in a private studio, online, or at student’s home.
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About

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

Teaching since:
January 2010

Sasha is a virtuoso guitarist of the famous Romani (Gypsy) artistic dynasty that has given the world three generations of exceptional musicians.

He continues the best family traditions of guitar mastery, which he adopted from his grandfather, Alexander, a celebrated Russian-Gypsy guitarist, and from his uncle, Vadim, a virtuoso seven-string guitarist and special guest of Madonna’s world tour, “Sticky and Sweet.”

He has 8 years of teaching experience.

One of Sasha student recently recorded his first CD. When he start take lessons from Sasha, he didn't play on guitar. He taught him only via Skype. Also Sasha has students in such countries as England, France, Russia, Italy and  also 8 students in Los Angeles. 

Learn how to play your favorite songs in short time with an individual approach!

Learn Guitar with Sasha & Improve your playing to the next level!

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Experience

Guitar Teacher & Concert musician
Jan 2016 - Present
Teacher & Musician

Guitar teacher and performer
Jan 2015 - Dec 2016
Musical Connection

Guitar Teacher
Sep 2013 - Dec 2014
Vorlamovo College of Music


Education

Guitar teacher & Concert musician
Sep 2009 - Jul 2013
Nostsova College of Music

Languages

English
Professional Proficiency
Russian
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

International televised festival and competition, “Russia’s Talents"
Feb 2015
First Prize
11th D. G. Shatalov All-Russia Competition for Young Performers on Folk Instruments, “Sozvezdie Zhigulej"
Oct 2013
Diploma
15th All-Russia Competition of Young Talents “Roza Vetrov”
Apr 2013
First Prize
18th Toliatti N. Ya. Chaikin International Musical Competition,
Mar 2013
Diploma
The regional competition “Musical Mosaic”
Nov 2012
First Prize
14th All-Russia Competition of Young Talents “Roza Vetrov”
Oct 2012
Third Prize

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