Our Teachers


Anna Yudina


Piano Pedagogy Degree, Principal, Art Director of the Academy

Anna Yudina, founder of Royal Academy of Music and Arts. She is an experienced classical piano teacher and performer from Kiev, Ukraine (Master’s Degree, Piano Pedagogy Degree) . Anna has over 30 years of experience teaching Russian classic piano style with attention to composition, sound and hand techniques; specializing in RCM grades and university level. The majority of Anna’s students, upon graduation, continued with their careers in music and many went on to major in music at the University level. Anna’s students have consistently had the best performances at piano competitions and received the highest ratings at piano exams.

Alla Bokovaya


Violin/ Piano

Alla teaches violin (preliminary to advanced) and piano (beginners to intermediate). She earned a Bachelor in Music and Violin from the Novosibirsk State Conservatory. Alla teaches classical and modern styles.

Tatiana Kekhman


Piano/ Voice

Tatiana( B.M. Teacher, Concertmaster and Performer) is an enthusiastic and dedicated piano teacher with over 25 years of successful teaching and accompanying experience in Canada and Russia. She started her piano studies in Russia, polished up her musical skills at the College named after P.I. Tchaikovsky, and in 2003 she obtained her Master’s degree from the Moscow State Gnesin’s Academy of Music. During these years she participated in many concerts and festivals, performing both as a soloist and a collaborative artist. She started her teaching career at the prestigious Music School in Moscow. Her style and method of teaching piano enabled her students to become prize-winners of many piano competitions, as well as to excel in their RCM examinations.

Jenny Lutov


Piano

Jenny received the Bachelor of Music Degree, majoring in Piano Performance, from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. She also holds a Diploma for Teacher of Music and Education from the Pedagogical College of St. Petersburg, Russia.

Since her arrival in Canada in 2000, she has been teaching piano to students of all grades. Jennia’s students have received First Class Honours from the RCM Examinations. Many have been awarded in such competitions as the Markham Music, the Arts Richmond Hill, Yip’s Music, and Kiwanis Music Festivals.

Kaloyan Kalchev


Singer/Songwriter

Kaloyan is an established singer/songwriter based in the city of Toronto. His classical music training and years of experience on stage, both in Toronto and his come country Bulgaria, formed his identity as a distinct artist. He is a graduate of York University’s opera program and has worked under the great David Varjabed. He teaches classical singing techniques and helps students learn to use their diaphragm to achieve their best and most powerful voice.

Raisa Dubosarsky


Piano/ Theory

Raisa teachers piano and music theory. She graduated from the Kaluga Regional College of Music with a degree in Piano Pedagogy and Music Theory. She has extensive teaching experience, and has developed a unique method for early musical education.

Devin Morra


Guitar

Devin teaches guitar (beginner to advanced),bass and ukulele. Devin has over a decade of experience playing and teaching various instruments. Devin teaches rock, pop and modern styles. He enjoys going to concert series of all genres, festivals, masterclasses, orchestras and seminars.

Andrey Peychev


Guitar

Andrey teaches guitar (beginners to expert) and band/ensemble (intermediate to expert). He is a graduate of the National Academy of Music Prof. Pancho Vladigerov (Sofia ,Bulgaria). – is the most authoritative higher education of music with the oldest and best teaching traditions.He teaches classical, flamenco, baroque, jazz, and modern styles.

Chaya Alperovich


Piano/ Theory

Chaya is an experienced classical piano teacher and performer from Russia (Bachelor and Master Degrees, Professor, Piano Class at Gnessin Russian Academy of Music). Chaya has over forty years of experience working in music schools. She has taught classes in piano performance, piano duet and ensembles. She prepares students for participation in piano concerts, competitions and festivals, and has performed as an accompanist to a diversity of instrumentalists, singers and choirs. She easily connects with every student in order to interest and involve them to the full extent in music creation. Chaya shows great patience working with students. Her warm personality, personal approach have produced great results.

Raiti Bendinan


Violin

Raiti has been playing the violin for 16 years. She learned and studied violin in Pars music institute. Part of the Pars symphonic Orchestra for 6 years. She is a member of the Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra since 2014.
She has been teaching violin for 6 years. Raiti is the assistant conductor for the RGSS beginner orchestra.

Natalie Nikiforova


Piano/Voice

Natalie is an experienced classical piano teacher and performer from Russia (Master’s Degree with Highest Honors, Professor, Class Piano in the Conservatory of Music).

Natalie started playing piano at the age of four. She began classical training in piano 17 years ago and continues to take lessons to this day. Natalie has over 15 years of teaching experience. While she has prepared many students for the Royal Conservatory of Music examinations and competitions, her passion is to inspire students to explore the power of sounds and to teach them how to play by ear. Her classes are designed to be fun and engaging.

Naz Toroyan


Voice/ Piano/ Composer

She began singing at age six when she began her education.
Graduate of Yerevan’s Romanos Melikyan State Musical College, where she excelled in composing. She is an author of more than 100 songs in classical, folk, jazz, rock music genres. Her songs have been performed by opera singers of Armenia in different concerts .Renowned Armenian composer and pianist Robert Amirkhyanyan described her songs as “magical creations”.

Aregnaz Toroyan


Art

Graduated of Mkhitar Gosh Armenian-Russian  International University -Higher Educational Establishment, with a Masters degree in Jurisprudence. In 2017 she Participated in a charity Exhibition dedicated to Artsakh/in donation to  Fine Arts school of Sushi/. Naz imagines views and shows them through paintings. In her paintings you can see her vision of world, beliefs, feelings, valuable things in her life. She just started her journey in a beautiful and endless world of Painting.

Iva Peycheva


Piano

Iva teaches piano (preliminary to advanced) and theory (preliminary to intermediate). She is an Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT) in Piano Performance. Iva is experienced in early childhood music education, and private piano lessons. Her classes are fun-filled and full of activity to keep the interest of young students. Iva teaches classical, broadway, pop and modern styles. Iva has collaborated as a pianist with orchestras, group singers and musical theatre productions.

Anna Trubina


Singer

2018 (graduated) George Brown College.
Acting for media
2016 Kyiv National I.K. Karpenko-Kary University of Theatre, Cinema and TV.
Theatre and Cinema actress
2012 Kyiv Municipal Academy of Arts.
Singer.
6 years of Music School

Leonid Levitin


Piano and Music Theory Instructor

Mr. Leonid Levitin was born in Odessa, Ukraine.

He successfully completed a Bachelor in Piano performance and also holds a Master in Music Theory. For many years Leonid has been working as a piano performer and an accompanist This work not only allowed him to gain extensive practical experience but also developed his natural talent for music composition and improvisation. After immigrating to Toronto Mr. Levetin also works as a music instructor (both Piano and Theory) and prepare students to RCM exams.

Since 2002 Leonid works as a music teacher of YRDSB. In his spare time Leonid performs Jazz and Pop music at various Restaurants and Banquet halls in Toronto.