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Music Director 

 

       Mrs. Asya Mirvis,  founder of Classya     Teacher of Piano, Voice and Guitar

 

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“My adventure in music started when I joined a specialized choral school in Moscow. which offered well-rounded music education with strong emphasis in  piano. 
Those were the best years of my youth, immersed in beautiful music, concerts, trips, summer camps with my chorus …There was no other choice for me but to continue this amazing journey, now as a teacher..."

 

 

Asya Mirvis is a musician and pedagogue with uniquely diverse teaching and performing background.

She is an experienced piano teacher and a choral conductor with a deep knowledge of singing voice and special expertise in child’s vocal development.

Her pedagogical background comes from intense college studies (Moscow State College of Music), followed by  years of professional development, including piano pedagogy with one of the most respected teachers in Moscow, Valeria  Sturtzel,  Orff Schulwerk pedagogy and Early Childhood Music and Movement course from Russia’s State Academy of Pedagogical Science, a program for teachers, established by Dmitri Kabalevsky and his followers.

Her interest in guitar music grew from accompanying her singing to studying the instrument in-depth privately and with the nationally renown teachers at the Classical Guitar department of the I. Dunaevsky Music School in Moscow. Upon completion the studies, A. Mirvis taught guitar class at the  Children's Center for the Arts in Moscow for almost 10 years.

For the past 30 years, Mrs. Mirvis has taught privately and in schools in both countries and worked as choral, vocal and dance accompanist.  She currently maintains a successful music studio "Classya"  in the Rockville/N.Potomac area in Maryland.

Many of her students have participated in festivals, community concerts and competitions in the states of California, Pennsylvania and Maryland, as well as in Honor Recitals in Carnegie Hall, NY in 1999, 2003 and 2005.

She has prepared students to work as piano accompanists in churches, with choirs and jazz bands. Her students continue their music studies in colleges advancing in piano, musical theater and in classical voice.

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