Olga holds a
Bachelors and a Masters degree of Music in Piano
Performance from Saint Petersburg University and has been
teaching extensively for over 30 years. Her teaching
career included serving as a Music Instructor in a
Specialized Music School for Gifted Children. She
currently is an active, certified member of the Music
Teachers Association of California and enjoys teaching kids
as well as adults.
received a Masters of Arts in Music Diploma from the famous
Moscow Conservatory. Her remarkable professionalism
and patience combined with an elite education and over 20
years of teaching experience makes her a perfect choice for
beginners, intermediate or advanced students of any age.
Her gentle approach to teaching is truly remarkable.
Jane received her
BM and MM in Violin/Viola Performance from Ukrainian
National Conservatory of Music. Jane has more than 30
years of extensive experience teaching kids as well as
are pursuing a career in music. She believes in
cultivating the love for music through teaching technique,
theory, musicianship, history as well as performance
Clarinet, Flute and beginning
holds a BA degree in Jazz Studies from San Jose State
University and went to New York for graduate work at the
Manhattan School of Music on a
scholarship for classical saxophone.
Jonathan is a Bay Area saxophonist immersed in both
classical and jazz repertoire. Jonathan plays and
teaches woodwinds specializing in saxophone, clarinet,
flute and beginning oboe. Jonathan is trained in both
classical and jazz repertoire and is equally
accomplished in both. He also teaches music theory, jazz
harmony, improvisation and is comfortable with all
musical levels and ages. In addition to private
lessons, Jonathan offers group classes including
beginning woodwind ensemble, jazz combo and saxophone
Classical and Flamenco
holds a Bachelors degree from Michigan State, and a graduate
degree from Thunderbird Graduate School. Larry studied
Flamenco and Classical Guitar under Ricardo Bilbao, Sila
Godoy, Loris Chobanian, and Mary Ackerman. He enjoys
teaching guitar to students of all ages and levels.
Electric and Acoustic
Rock, Jazz, Blues, Folk Styles
Sterling has been teaching and performing professionally
since 1999. A jazz guitarist, he has played venues from
Seattle to Fort Lauderdale. He
of the Arts in
Seattle, WA and earned a Bachelor of Music in Jazz
Performance. He then attended
and earned a Masters of Arts in Music with an emphasis
in Jazz Studies and composition.
BA from The World of Journalism College, Taiwan
Dora has studied with numerous internationally-known vocalists,
including Tze-Lang Kao, Professor of Shanghai Music Conservatory
and judge of three International Music Competitions. Dora
has won the Silver Medal in the Taiwan Provincial Voice Competition,
as well as the Grand Prize in the Taipei Voice Competition.
She has been a member of the San Jose Opera since 1989, and
San Jose Symphonic Choir since 1981. She toured Europe with
the San Jose Chinese Chorus, and has been a soloist there
since 1985, as well as a soloist with the Sunnyvale Singer
Chorus since 1979.
Professor Stein received his degree from Kiev Conservatory
and has been a concertmaster in one of the leading Russian
orchestras for more than 20 years.
He had numerous stage solo appearances throughout Russia under
Khachaturian and Kabalevsky conducting. Pr. Stein has also
performed in an ensemble together and has been affiliated
with such luminaries as Gilels as well as other world-famous
musicians. In addition to that, he has extensive experience
teaching University students, many of whom were winners of
international competitions, and are currently among the best
-known names on the concert stage.