Alex Konioukhov Piano Studio

Alex Konioukhov Piano Studio

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I have md in piano from Saint-Petersburg Conservatory in Russia, 30 years of experience, member of MTAC 

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San Jose, CA 95118
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  • Emma Yu

    Alex is a stupendous teacher. I've been learning from him for more than 3 years and they have been the most worthwhile years of piano in my life. I've switched several teachers. More than 6, if I remember correctly, simply because I never found a teaching style that worked for me. Alex is very patient with me, especially since I can't read notes very fast. He pushes, but not too much. He's always willing to help and is well aware of what lacks and needs improvement. Without his help, I would not have passed Level 10 and the Panel. I am very appreciative of all that I have learned from Alex. I am very grateful for all he has done for me.

  • Elena Shur

    We’ve known Alexandre for 20 years now. He started out teaching our daughter, and when our son was old enough to start playing we didn’t even think of going to anyone else. Alexandre has been an outstanding teacher to both of our children. He’s very patient, tailors lessons to each student’s personality, and picks pieces his students will be excited to learn. He comes from the Russian school of pianist Anna Esipova, and has passed that classical training on to our children, and he also teaches music theory, sight reading, and jazz. Overall, he’s a great teacher and a wonderful pianist. We really recommend him!

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

We do sight reading, scales, learning pieces from different music periods.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

MD in piano from Saint-Petersburg Concervatory in Russia, 30 years of experience 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Yes, I do have standard pricing, but if I have two kids in one family I give a discount.

How did you get started teaching?

After I finished my career as a concert pianist 

What types of students have you worked with?

All levels and ages

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Choose one from a good school 

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Are you ready to practice everyday?