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About Us

Pleasanton Academy of Music inspires and brings joy of music in every student. The educational style of the school is based on the traditions of the Russian School of Music and implementing some principles of Suzuki, Yamaha, and the American pedagogical method. Our teachers are experienced, talented musicians who have all trained in the best schools in the USA and abroad; all of them remain active on the concert scene, performing around the country and internationally.

Alexander Lazarev PIANO INSTRUCTOR

Alexander Lazarev (Doctorate at piano performance, Saint-Petersburg conservatory, Russia) was born in Leningrad, Russia and began his musical studies

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Tatiana Kubatina PIANO & VOCAL INSTRUCTOR

Tatiana Kubatina is a graduate of St. Petersburg Conservatory (Master of music in piano performance, minor in vocal) under the guidance

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Anna GroshevaPiano & Flute Instructor

Anna Grosheva, a piano virtuoso and seasoned musician hailing from Kazan. Her lifelong passion for the piano began at a young age, culminating in her graduation

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Yulduz AbduraimovaPiano Instructor

My life has always been an ode to the piano, a melody that has resonated throughout my existence, shaping my path and defining my purpose.

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Kylie PickardVoice & Piano Instructor

Born and raised in Pleasanton, Soprano Kylie Pickard has been performing for audiences around the Bay Area for over 11 years. Heavily involved in the PUSD Music

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Anthony AndersonTrumpet, Tuba, French Horn, Baritone, Euphonium, Trombone & Piano Instructor

Anthony Anderson is a brass as well as beginning piano instructor, teaching trumpet, trombone, French horn, tuba, baritone, euphonium and piano.

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Emily HarveyPiano Instructor

From a young age, Emily love for the piano has been a constant source of joy, and she is eager to share that passion with her students! Over the past 15 years

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Aidan HoganCello, Violin, Double Bass & Piano Instructor

Aidan Hogan is a professional cellist and music instructor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After beginning with the piano at age 6, Aidan began to take cello lessons at age 8.

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Johan QinViolin, Viola & Piano Instructor

Johan began playing the violin when he was 5 and achieved early success as the concertmaster of Foothill High School. He served as the concertmaster for 3 years.

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Dilara Jafarova SwainPiano Instructor

Dilara Jafarova Swain embarked on her musical journey at the esteemed Baku Musical College, where she earned her associate degree.

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Ian JensenGuitar Instructor

Ian Jensen is a talented guitarist hailing from San Ramon. With a passion for music that knows no bounds, Ian has developed his skills to perform in various venues

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Vivian NguyenPiano Instructor

Vivian Nguyen is an accomplished pianist who began playing the piano at the age of four. She has been featured as a piano soloist with the Temple Hill Symphony Orchestra and has garnered top prizes and scholarships in prestigious local, national, and international competitions.

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Maya BalachandranViolin, Viola, Cello & Piano Instructor

Maya Balachandran is a skilled musician with 18 years of experience in playing the violin, viola, piano, and cello. She pursued her bachelor degree

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Connor MoenClarinet, Saxophone, Piano & Guitar Instructor

Connor has always shared a profound connection with music. His parents, recognizing the importance of music in their children’s lives, initiated piano lessons

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Elina KhusniyarovaViolin, Viola & Piano Instructor

Elina, born in Russia, hails from the Republic of Kalmykia, Elista. At age 7, she moved to Moscow, joining the prestigious Central Music School of Tchaikovsky at Moscow

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Anastasia PonomarenkoPiano And Voice Instructor

Anastasia is a multi-talented musician with a passion for piano and singing. She embarked on her musical journey at the age of six and has been dedicated

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Karl KundmannSaxophone And Clarinet Instructor

Karl has been making music for 22 years. He started playing alto saxophone in 6th grade, but soon made the switch to baritone because he wanted to play

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Chris AschmanTrumpet And Steel Pan Instructor

Trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist Chris Aschman enjoys a multi-faceted career as a performer, educator, studio musician, and arranger.

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Roland SaynGuitar And Piano Instructor

Roland is an accomplished guitarist with a B.A. in Jazz Guitar from SF State University. His methodical approach to teaching has proven successful in his guitar lessons

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Gleb GolosovPiano And Flute Instructor

Gleb Golosov, a native of Togliatti, Russia, has had a lifelong connection to the arts. He studied at the Togliatti Conservatory and graduated from it.

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Angelina GutiérrezPiano Instructor

Angelina Gutiérrez, Ed.D. has multiple degrees in Piano performance, English studies, Theology and Education. Starting her piano studies at 4 years old

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Soyoung NamPiano Instructor

Soyoung Nam loved playing piano from a young age as her mom was a piano instructor. She started developing her skills in Sunhwa Art Middle/ High school

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Kyle TappaDrums & Guitar Instructor

Kyle Tappa is a professional drummer and guitar player. Inspired by his father, Kyle began playing the drums at the age of 10. Since then, he has performed in various

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Chris MeederGuitar, Ukulele, Piano And Drums Instructor

Chris Meeder graduated Arts Guitar/Recording Arts from Musicians Institute in Los Angeles. With a strong focus on the fundamentals

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Varya MilinderPiano / Voice

Ms. Varya Milinder was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. She graduated from Rimsky-Korsakov College of Music majoring in Piano Performance and holds a Theater

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Noah WollPiano And Vocal Instructor

Noah Woll is a pianist and vocalist. Since the age of 7, he has taken piano and voice lessons, which would lead to the discovery of musical theater.

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Farida NelsonPiano, Voice, And Guitar Instructor

Farida Nelson possesses Master Degree in piano performance and pedagogy. She graduated Baku Music Academy (Baku, Azerbaijan) in 2010.

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Tyler CraigGuitar, Bass And Ukulele Instructor

Tyler Craig is a guitarist and music educator who lives in Livermore, California. He grew up in a musical family where he began learning at the age of 12.

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Yekaterina AfonasyevaPiano Instructor

Yekaterina Afonasyeva began her piano studies at “Lyadov” Children’s Music School No.15 in Moscow,Russia. In 1995, after completing high school and music school

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Eric DannewitzClarinet, Flute, Sax & Recorder Instructor

Eric Dannewitz is an accomplished teacher and musician with more than 17 years of woodwind teaching experiece, 20 years of professional playing

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Ashley BowersViolin, Viola, Cello & Piano Instructor

Ashley has distinguished herself as a teacher, soloist, musician and orchestral performer. Shehasdedicatedherlifeto teaching children and adults alike

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Robert ZuromskiPiano Instructor

Robert Zuromski M.A. – Robert carries three degrees: A.A. in music studies, B.A. in Piano Performance, and an M.A. in Piano Pedagogy. A passionate professional

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Amelita GuevaraPiano Instructor

Amelita Guevara attained her master’s degree in education from California State University East Bay, with her research thesis on the power of musi

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Alec SloanePiano, Guitar, Mandolin & Composition Instructor

Alec Sloane is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.

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Linli WangPiano Instructor

Linli Wang is a Chinese-born American pianist and educator in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. She currently serves as a pianist at the San Francisco Ballet

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Elena ErmilovaPiano & Voice Instructor

Elena Ermilova, a seasoned piano and voice instructor with over 25 years of teaching experience, brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to her students.

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Ian CraigPiano And Cello Instructor

Ian Craig is a pianist and cellist who lives in Livermore, California. He grew up in a musical family where he began learning piano at the age of five from both his mother

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Liya LedyaevaPiano & Voice Instructor

Liya Ledyaeva was born in Siberia, Russia, began her musical education at the age of 4 in the special musical class for young talents. Ledyaeva began her studies

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Daniel ShermanDrums And Percussion Instructor

Daniel Sherman is a drummer / songwriter / producer and middle school / high school ministry leader from Livermore, California. He’s lived in Livermore his whole life

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