Our Faculty

The K&M Music School is excited to introduce and highlight our outstanding teachers through the Faculty website page! Our dedicated teachers strive to help students follow a path to continual improvement in their playing abilities. Equipped with solid classical music training, the teachers at K&M Music School can provide the best possible private lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages. Choosing a music teacher with a classical music degree has numerous benefits for students. Each of our faculty has extensive instrumental and keyboard studies as well as performing experience.

Our teachers’ formal educations and backgrounds also include music theory, music history, pedagogy, and more. The faculty at K&M Music School actively participate in collaborative and performing opportunities throughout the year, continuously improving and refining their own skills. Because of their many years of experience, the teachers at K&M Music School have the insight and wisdom that is needed to help young students learn to correctly play an instrument, develop music reading skills, and successfully perform. Setting goals and assessing each music student’s progress is a vital part of the method used by our faculty.

Our lessons encompass an immersive approach that combines intellectual abilities and oral skills through the solid foundations of the traditional Russian School of Music Principles. Parents can feel assured when they choose lessons with the classically trained and experienced teachers at K&M Music School that their child will receive a genuine and thorough lesson each week. Our faculty invites prospective students and parents to arrange a meeting to discuss the possibilities and benefits of private music lessons. We hope that you will continue reading below to learn more about the K&M Music School faculty and the professional values and enthusiastic qualities they bring to their teaching.

Meet our highly professional classical music faculty

Michael Dvoskin violin teacher and Co-founder and Artistic director of K&M Music School in San Diego

Michael Dvoskin is a classical Russian violinist and conductor. He performed on different stages across Russia, America and Europe. Michael has been performing in Honor of Her Majesty The Queen of Spain in Madrid 2006.

Michael Dvoskin

Co-Founder, Artistic Director & Violin Teacher

Katherine Dvoskin - Co-Founder & Piano Teacher at K&M Music School in San Diego

Katherine Dvoskin is an active pianist and chamber artist. She received her BM degree from the Moscow State College of Music by F. Chopin and MM degree from Moscow State Academy of Music, Russia. Katherine studied with internationally respected pianist, Victor Derevianko—who was a student of famed piano pedagogue, Heinrich Neuhaus.

Katherine Dvoskin

Co-Founder & Piano Teacher

Tatiana Petrosyan - Cello & Piano Teacher at K&M Music School in San Diego

Tatiana Petrosyan earned a Master of Music Degree in cello performance at St. Petersburg Conservatory named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov, Russia. Tatiana has 40 years experience of teaching and performing at Moscow State Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra and opera orchestras such as Buryat State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.

Tatiana Petrosyan

Cello & Piano Teacher

Pavlo Getman after Conduct - Bassoon and Piano Teacher at K&M Music School in San Diego

Pavlo Getman is an accomplished Youth Orchestra Director and Music Professor with over 25 years of experience in providing exceptional musical education to children, teens, and young adults.

Pavlo Getman

Bassoon, Piano & Saxophone Teacher

Elena Mashkovsteva - Harp Teacher at K&M Music School in San Diego

Russian Harpist Elena Mashkovsteva is known for her impeccable technique, grace, and elegance. She is a soloist, chamber musician, and dedicated teacher.

Elena Mashkovsteva

Harp Teacher

Terry Loerch, Social Manager - K&M Music School for Kids and Adults in San Diego

Terry Loerch has an extensive work experience of over 23 years in various areas such as Public Relations, 501 (c) 3 development, Communication outreach and Social development, Startups, DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), disability resources, RA (Reasonable Accommodations) process, accommodations, ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations/training, SEO (Search Engine Optimization), marketing, restructuring, and organization structure development.

Terry Loerch

Social Manager

Mariia Kostiukevych - K&M Music School Piano Teacher

Mariia Kostiukevych has a straight-up gift with kids. She's one of the teachers who just knows how to make piano lessons a blast. Her students are always lighting up as they learn new songs and nail tough chords. And you should see the proud smiles on their faces when they rock the stage at recitals. Mariia brings out the best in every young learner.

Mariia Kostiukevych

Piano Teacher

Feel free to get in touch and arrange a meeting!