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Teaching Style

Anatoly has a broad teaching philosophy, focused on what the students want to achieve and learn in their lessons. This ensures that students are constantly interested in the music they are learning and are self directed in their practice at home.

Anatoly aims to provide students with a well rounded and solid musical education and to give them the skills to continue learning and playing music on their own. It is important to him that his students enjoy and are challenged by the music they play. Anatoly wants to share his passion for music with students and hopes they develop a similar enthusiasm, have great fun in his lessons and take with them an abiding interest in music that will enrich their lives.

Mastering a musical instrument requires almost daily work at home, in addition to regular lessons with a qualified and experienced teacher. Anatoly's role as a piano teacher is to guide your progress, develop your technique and artistic interpretation and oversee the overall musical education. The best way to benefit from any teacher's expertise is to prepare conscientiously for each lesson.

Anatoly has considerable experience with AMEB and VCE examinations and his students consistently achieve excellent results; however he recognises that examinations are not for everyone, and a number of his students achieve great progress and enjoyment working outside the exam structure.

Anatoly teaches the piano and accompanies all kinds of musicians in lessons, examinations and recitals. He does most of the teaching from his studio in East Brighton, which is close to public transport. He is also available to give lessons and accompany in other areas.

All ages and levels are welcome and the first lesson is free. This gives the student an opportunity to assess Anatoly’s teaching style, and for him to assess the student. During this lesson you will discuss what your goals in learning piano are and what you would like to learn in lessons. During this trial introductory lesson you begin the basics of playing the piano with material that Anatoly provides. There is no obligation to continue with lessons.

Please contact Anatoly about availability, rates and further information.

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