Alexander founded New York Piano School in 2019 with a belief in the power of music and the idea that the joy of music should be accessible to all.
Alex believes that piano lessons should stimulate and develop creativity and the imagination while helping the student to acquire a healthy and effective technique.
Conservatory trained with a degree in classical composition, as well as additional studies in piano with Alexander Budyonny and pedagogy with Natalia Budyonny, Alex offers his students deep insight into music and piano playing.
Alex has worked with students between the ages of 3 and 70, and offers lessons in English, Russian and Spanish.
Jordyn has been musically active since the age of 5. She believes music has been a great blessing in her life and that she would not be the person she is today without it. Jordyn believes performing and educating go hand in hand, with clear, effective communication at the heart of both.
Jordyn earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Master of Music in Piano from University of North Carolina School for the Arts, and has participated in masterclasses with Orion Weiss, Gilles Vonsattel and Jon Kimura Parker.
When she’s not playing or teaching, Jordyn enjoys her other passions which include taking care of her puppy Brahms, and vegan cooking.
As an undergraduate student at Pepperdine University, Calina studied with Dr. Louise Lofquist and Rufus Choi. She is the winner of several national and international competitions, including 1st place at Concours de France in Paris, 3rd place at Piano Talents in Milan, Italy; and 1st place at Millennium in Bucharest, Romania
Calina has worked with both children and adults of all playing levels and in addition to her work as a pianist and teacher, is currently working on a Masters Degree in Music Therapy.