Classical Pianist & Piano Teacher


Vice President at Brooklyn Music Teachers’ Guild


Students’ performance venues:

Carnegie Hall, NY
Jazz at Lincoln Center, NY
Steinway Hall, NY
Klavierhaus, NY
Concert Space at Beethoven Pianos, NY
Greenwhich House of Music, NY
Tenri Cultural Center, NY
Bloomingdale School of Music, NY



Due to Covid19, all piano and theory lessons are conducted online only.

My program is designed to help you develop a healthy, reliable, consistent, flexible, efficient, mindful and tension free technique; and cultivate your inner sense of creativity and musicality, at all levels!



Learn how to play your favorite pieces, as you develop a strong technique with postural awareness.

Expand your repertoire from Baroque to Contemporary.

Train your ear to recognize melodic, rhythmic and harmonic patterns to understand the language of music.

Learn how to practice mindfully and efficiently with clear objectives and strategies that will maximize your results.

Apply your theoretical knowledge directly on the piano and learn how to transpose and harmonize your favorite melodies.

Enhance your visual, aural and physical coordination.

Develop your ensemble playing and rhythmic skills through piano duets and develop your sight reading skills.



Refine your technique, increase your coordination, expand your solo and duet repertoire, develop stylistic understanding of various periods of music,

develop your ear and theoretical knowledge, create your own compositions, learn structural analysis, develop your sight reading and memorization skills.

NYSSMA, ABRSM (piano, aural comprehension, theory, all levels), preparation for pre-college and performing high school auditions and juries and piano competitions are available.



The confidence my daughter has built with each successful performance has enabled her to play in front of 300 people.
Dmitri G. – Greenpoint, Brooklyn

My daughters have thrived under her tutelage. She is unique in many ways, but most pronounced is her profound sense of professionalism…
R.H. – Kew Gardens, NY

Karine has been my children’s piano teacher for the past 4 years now. Karine, in her short time each week, has done an extraordinary job with them. She has brought them to such high level, of not just piano playing, but of musicianship. Karine incorporates not only techniques but also history, theory and sight singing, which gives them the full understanding of the music which they are playing…
M.L. – Fresh Meadows, NY

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