Lilia Zheltova, piano
Lilia Zheltova received her M.A. in musicology and piano at the St. Petersburg Conservatory (Russia). She taught and accompanied at the Petrozavodsk Music College, then worked as a lead dramaturge and lecturer at the Tashkent Opera House and the Uzbek Philharmonic.
She published over 50 musical and theatrical revues in various newspapers and magazines. Ms. Zheltova has also appeared as an Arts Commentator on TV and Radio Programs.
In 1990, Lilia immigrated to the United States. Currently, Ms. Zheltova teaches piano at the San Francisco Community Music Center, and at her private studio. She also appears as an accompanist and chamber groups' member for several Bay Area ensembles and companies, including SF State University, Marin Ballet Company, ODC, and American Conservatory Theater. As an accompanist she has performed in India, France, China, New Zealand, Taiwan, Thailand, Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany with the San Francisco Youth Eurhythmy Troupe.
Her teaching method is based on individual approach to every student, incorporating piano technique, music theory, sight reading, and repertoire in every lesson. Ms. Zheltova is a member of MTAC and prepares students for the Certificate of Merit Exam.