Piano & Theory
Ms. Alla received her Ph.D. in Musicology from St Petersburg Conservatory in Russia. In Kazakhstan, where she was born, Ms Alla taught piano classes and theory courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She designed course materials for theory courses and performed research in oriental music theory while serving as an associate professor at the Conservatoire in Kazakhstan. Ms Alla moved to the US in 1993 and has been on the faculty of Pacific Conservatory since 2001. Ms Alla is an active member of the Music Teacher Association of California and enjoys preparing students for testing.
She is beloved by her students for her delightful personality and superb teaching skills. Ms Alla is an avid skier and enjoys interior design, literature and traveling.