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Mihyang Joo

5612 Sheals Lane

Centreville, VA  20120

Phone:   703-539-5073

E mail:


Instruments taught:  Piano

Education: DMA,MM/ piano performance

Affiliations:  NVMTA,  MSMTA


Additional Info/Specialties:

Available as Performer:   Yes

Available as Accompanist:   Yes


Elza Ritter

14768 Basingstoke Loop

Centreville, VA  20120

Phone:   703-901-361

E mail:


Instruments taught:   Piano, Voice, Violin, Flute

Education:  Russian Music Pedagogical Institute after Gnessin.  Russian Music Academy in Moscow. Majors:  Piano Performance. Chamber Music. Piano Pedagogy.

Affiliations:   NVCC 15 years: Applied piano, group piano, music theory, music history.

Activities/Services:   Private lessons and group classes. Piano, voice, music theory, solfeggio, pedagogy, music history, chamber music, Master Classes, consultations, coaching, accompanying, performing. Any activities as weddings or church services available to sub depends on day/time. Preparing advance programs in a short note. Sight read any style and difficulty.

Additional Info/Specialties:  Young and adult students at any level and age as long they are willing to practice reasonable amount with attitude toward good quality, not just waste time on piano. Specialize in fixing hand position and establishing new, good habits for good technique with Russian methods. Own method based on 35 years of experience (20 years in USA).  Teach in English and Russian languages. Coach teachers who are interested in Russian methods.

Available as Performer:  Yes

Available as Accompanist:   Yes

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