Piano teachers are a valuable part of our business and our community. This is a list of piano teachers that have attended one or more of our piano construction workshops as a part of their dedication to continuing education. This workshop is on the differences in piano construction and how it affects the player.
Piano Teacher List
Ryazan Musical College of Gregory & Alexander Pirogov, B.A. 1984; Institute of Culture and Arts of Moscow, Masters, 1990
Tatyana taught piano and performed as an accompanist for choir and different instruments at the Ryazan School of Arts for Children #4 in Ryazan, Russia from 1984 (while working on her Masters) through 2001. She taught students from beginners (ages 6-7) to advanced students (pre-musical college). Her duties included the development and monitoring of course curriculum, parent conferences, directing student competitions and public performances. Her students participated and won national and international competitions. She always tried to develop her professional teaching skills by attending different master classes in Moscow presented by outstanding teachers from the Moscow Conservatory.
She moved to Scottsdale, Arizona in late 2001 and started to play as an accompanist for the Ballet of Arizona in January of 2002 where she worked for a few years. In 2002 she started to teach piano as an independent music teacher and has taught privately since then. Through her membership in PMTA, her students are offered a variety of programs outside the studio. Tatyana Eldridge is involved a lot in PMTA life sharing her professional knowledge and passion for music with her colleagues (for example, giving a presentation to her fellow musicians about Bach’s style), including chairing and co-chairing the Celebration of Music competition and the Fall Festival competition for many years. Currently she is a co-chair of the PMTA Fall Festival.