Mrs. Polina Melamed
Piano, Voice, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher
I am a Certified Piano Teacher holding Diploma from A.M. Gorkiy Pedagogical Institute (Kiev,Ukraine).
Certified Kodaly Teacher (Royal Conservatory of Toronto) , Certified CMA Teacher, Suzuki Piano Teacher (I recently took Piano Foundations 1A and 1B at the RCMusic Toronto) .
I started my music studies at the age of 4. Several times performed on the radio playing solo. At the age of 12 performed with Ukrainian National Philharmonic Orchestra Piano Concerto #2 by D Kabalevsky.
My areas of expertise:
-Holistic Nikolaev’s Russian School of Piano Playing: Basic of correct posture and key attack, mastering the whole-arm action principle
-Hand-Sign System, Movable Do based on Kodaly Pedagogy Method. Singing unison and simple two-and tree-part pieces based on Kodaly methods.
-Voice Physiology, Breathing Anatomy, Posture for singers, Vocal Warm-Ups
- Piano and sight-singing group lessons for children and adults.
Gives a great opportunity to learn from each other while performing in front of other students!
-Dr. Suzuki Pedagogical Method in Piano Playing.
Every child can! From lovely and simple folk songs- to Classical Masterworks!
-Theory: basic, intermediate and advanced Rudiments.
Teaching for more than 28 years, I never stopped learning . As a musician, I like to practice daily. I perform at the weddings, parties.
I took over the years many different courses at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto to grow as a musician and teacher.