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Tatyana Eldridge


Ryazan Musical College of Gregory & Alexander Pirogov, B.A. 1984; Institute of Culture and Arts of Moscow, Masters, 1990

Tatyana taught piano and performed as an accompanist for choir and different instruments at the Ryazan School of Arts for Children #4 in Ryazan, Russia from 1984 (while working on her Masters) through 2001. She taught students from beginners to advanced students (pre-musical college). Her duties included the development and monitoring of course curriculum, parent conferences, directing student competitions and public performances. Her students participated and won national and international competitions. She always tried to develop her professional teaching skills by attending different master classes in Moscow presented by outstanding teachers from the Moscow Conservatory.

She moved to Scottsdale, Arizona in late 2001 and started to work as an accompanist for the Ballet of Arizona in January of 2002 where she worked until 2010. In 2002 she started to teach piano as an independent music teacher and has taught privately since then.

Through her membership in PMTA, her students are offered a variety of programs outside the studio. Tatyana Eldridge is involved a lot in the PMTA life, sharing her professional knowledge and passion for music with her colleagues (for example, giving a presentation to her fellow musicians about Bach’s style), including chairing and co-chairing the Celebration of Music competition (now this event is known as Dean & Carolyn Elder competition) and the Fall Festival competition for many years. Currently she is a co-chair of the PMTA Fall Festival. She also served as the State Membership Chairperson 2014-2017. Currently she is the 3rd Vice President/Conference Chairman of Arizona State Music Teachers Association. The conference will be held on May 31 - June 2, 2018. Tatyana is leading committee oversight, negotiating with resort facilities, developing program for the conference, and bringing presenters and performers.