Pavlo Getman

Bassoon & Piano Teacher

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

Meet Pavlo Getman, 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 is committed to nurturing the future generation of musicians and inspiring them to embrace music and art as a crucial part of their lives.

With a Master’s in coaching small and large music ensembles, Pavlo has extensive experience preparing instrumental players from basic to professional levels, conducting operas, and managing youth and professional orchestras. Additionally, Pavlo is fluent in Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, and English, allowing for clear communication with students and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Pavlo’s impressive achievements include graduating with honors from the Music School of M.I. Glinka in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, and the Moscow Conservatory of P.I. Tchaikovsky in Moscow, Russia. Furthermore, Pavlo was the 2nd place winner of the National Ukrainian Competition of Young Performers in 1983 and the 1st place winner in 1984. Additionally, Pavlo was nominated for a Grammy Latino in the Best Classical Music Record category for “Tango Mata Danzon Mata Tango” with the Orchestra of Baja California in 2001.

As the Founder, Artistic Director, and Soloist Bassoon of Tijuana Camerata in Baja California, Mexico, Pavlo aims to provide high-quality cultural experiences to the bi-national region of Mexico/US. Furthermore, Pavlo has coached woodwinds at the National Youth Symphony in Mexico City, conducted the Mexicali Youth Symphony and the Tijuana Youth Symphony, and instructed bassoon players and chamber music ensembles at the School of Arts of the Autonomous University of Baja California in Ensenada.

As a Principal Bassoon for the Orchestra of Baja California, Pavlo has performed in many national tours and concerts, including the “Musica Sin Fronteras” concert with Luciano Pavarotti as the soloist, and participated in the Cervantino Music Festival for two consecutive years (2004-2005). Pavlo has also toured and performed at the Lincoln Center under the direction of Maestro Angel Romero in 2005 and participated in various recording productions.

Apart from a successful career in music, Pavlo is also involved in community programs such as Sistema Nacional de Fomento Musical, where Pavlo serves as a director and conductor, educating underprivileged communities.

Pavlo’s passion for music and dedication to providing quality music education has impacted countless individuals, and committed to continuing this work for years to come.