Our online piano teacher Kristina offers classical piano lessons for beginner to advanced students age 6 and above. Kristina has Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees in Music Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Arts in Helsinki, Finland. At the moment, she is completing her Artist Diploma at the prestigious Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles, California.
She has performed as a soloist and as a member of multiple chamber ensembles in Europe and the US. She is an active participant in major music festivals such as Aspen Music Festival and School in Aspen, Colorado, and Festival Internacional de Mùsica de Castelló in Spain. Kristina has performed as a soloist with the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kaunas City Philharmonic Orchestra and St. Christopher Chamber Music Orchestra. She has accompanied ballet classes at the Finnish National Opera Ballet School (2014-2019) and, currently, she is a part time accompanist at Colburn School (Academy and Conservatory departments) and a piano teacher at the Jump Start Program at the Colburn School. In 2018, Kristina received a first prize at the IV Rahvusvaheline Noorte Klaverinkonkurss ODIN in Tallinn, Estonia, and in 2019, a first prize at the Re-league competition in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Kristina has been teaching piano lessons since 2014 in Europe and the US. She has prepared numerous students for recitals, master classes, piano duets, chamber music concerts and entrance examinations. Kristina has studied piano since the age of 4 and enjoys communicating her passion for music with her students. She strongly believes that music can be learned and enjoyed by everyone. The repertoire is carefully chosen for each student individually, considering each student’s abilities. Kristina is available to teach via Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp and Viber.
Besides English she is also fluent in Russian and Lithuanian and can teach in these languages as well.
To learn more about Kristina you can visit her website: annakristina.net