Tatyana Zhuk

Tatyana Z.

Brooklyn, NY
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Tatyana delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Females 5 to 85 and males 7 to 80

Teaching since:

Tatyana has been praised by students, parents, and artistic collaborators for her rare ability to inspire passionate love of music and music education. After many years of rigorous study and successful practice of American and Russian schools of music education, Tatyana is able to draw freely from each to synthesize a customized learning approach that works best for the individual student.

Students of all ages come to Tatyana to make the first steps or rediscover the joys of playing piano and gain mastery of their singing voice. Whether your goal is as modest as being able to play and sing a simple tune at a forthcoming party or as ambitious as having your child admitted to a prestigious specialized school years from now, Tatyana will confidently and skillfully guide you to accomplishing your objectives.

Tatyana has successfully prepared dozens of students for admission to the most competitive specialized middle and high schools in New York City including The Bay Academy for the Arts and Sciences, Mark Twain Middle School for Gifted and Talented, Stuyvesant High School, LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts, and Brooklyn Tech High School.

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Private Piano Teacher/ Music Instructor
Jan 1992 - Present
Private Studio

Design custom programs of music study for adults and children of various ages and levels. Teach piano and vocal lessons for children and adults. Develop and conduct vocal coaching lessons in Russian, Ukrainian, French, Italian, and German repertoire for singers in New York metro area. Successfully prepare numerous students for admission to specialized schools for gifted children as well as The Associated Board of The Royal Schools of Music and NYSSMA tests.

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Piano Accompanist and Vocal Coach
Jan 1999 - Nov 2009
Maria Rangel’s Studio, New York, NY

Accompanied and assisted in facilitating voice lessons for wide variety of students with operatic, lieder, and Broadway repertoire. Participated in all stages of student preparation for college admissions auditions, music completions, and studio recordings.

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Principal Member
Jan 1999 - Dec 2001
Intercambio Musicale Chamber Group, New York NY

Prepared for and performed at a series of classical music recitals at St. Stephen Cathedral, NYC. Coached signers in Russian, French, Italian, and Ukrainian repertoire.

Piano Accompanist/ Music Instructor
Jan 1998 - Oct 2000
Garden of Youth Day Care Center, Brooklyn, NY

Developed and implemented a music study program for pre-school children. Conducted piano, music, and choir (vocal) lessons for 3-5 year old kids. Developed the program for and prepared holiday concerts for parents of students.

Piano Accompanist
Jan 1998 - Dec 1999
Green Meadow Waldorf School, Chestnut Ridge, NY

Accompanied choral lessons with a wide range of classical, jazz, and Broadway repertoire. Played vocal parts selectively and together.

Piano Accompanist
Sep 1986 - Jun 1991
Department of Vocal Training and Choral Conducting, Kiev State Pedagogical Institute, Kiev, Ukraine

Accompanied Vocal Training and Choral Conducting classes. Assisted in preparation of and participated in choral concerts.


M.Ed. and B.A. in Musical Education and Liberal Arts
Sep 1986 - Jun 1991
Kiev State Pedagogical University
A.A.S. with Honors in Musical Education and Liberal Arts
Sep 1981 - Jun 1986
College of Music


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Professional Proficiency


Masters Degree in Music Education (M.Ed.)
Jun 1991
Kiev State Pedagogical University, Kiev, Ukraine

Diploma, Music Teacher and Piano Instructor/Accompanist
M.Ed. and B.A. in Musical Education and Liberal Arts.


Diploma of Recognition
Aug 2014
Estudio para el Bel Canto, Mexico
Certificate of Appreciation
Mar 2011
Second Annual Concert Festival, Baruch Performing Arts Center


Music Teachers National Association
Jun 2007

The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

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Tatyana Zhuk

Celebrating music at the  “Rising Stars” concerts series at the Brooklyn Public Library in Brooklyn, NY

Learning music can be lots of fun! Student concert and costume party celebration at the private studio.
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