Maria’s vibrant violin and piano studio is based in Oak Park. Ages of student range between pre-K to adults. Maria’s enjoys bringing her lessons to students and is passionate about positive and competent teaching.


For the beginning violin Maria uses S. Shalman’s technique. For more advance students she is relying on over a decade of performing experience. It is important for Maria to instill love for playing an instrument, while teaching proper, healthy way of developing technique and musicality.


Maria learned beginning teaching technique in piano from renown Ukrainian pianist and instructor, Ludmila Kasjanienko. The system relies on building an excitement about music in a student, while instilling healthy habits of playing, sitting and listening. Maria teacher note reading along with physicality of playing.