The Tatiana Stupak School of Music is the first Russian music school in Cyprus. We follow classical traditions, with the help of modern technology.
The teachers at our school will help you to fulfil your creative potential and promote interest in musical creativity for you and your children. Our first class teachers will help you to discover your talent, to improve and master your skills in playing an instrument, or in singing.
Our school will become a favourite place for your creative nature. In our classes you will always find positive emotions and learn valuable skills. We looking forward to seeing you at the Tatiana Stupak School of Music!
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Grand piano lessons
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The violin, cello, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, drums, electro and bass guitar classes are already open.
Music literature, Solfeggio and Chorus
Tatiana Stupak started learning the piano at age five, studying at the Special School of the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory in St. Petersburg, and after that, for a further five years continuing at the Conservatory itself. She won a Bach international competition and an organ international competition in Russia. She has performed in Austria and Germany as well as in Russia. Tatiana is now based in Cyprus.
Olivera Jakovljevic-Rialas, was born in Belgrade where she began her music studies at the Vojislav Vuckovic Music School for Gifted Children. She graduated from Belgrade University at the age of twenty one. She continued her studies at the "Franz Liszt Academy of Music" in Budapest, Hugary. Ms. Rialas enjoyed a distinguished performing carrier touring extensively throughout Europe and China as a member of "Dusan Skovran" Chamber orchestra. Ms. Rialas was a violin professor at Nis College of Music. Additionally Ms. Rialas had recitals throughout Yugoslavia and Hungary as well as performed with the Belgrade Symphony Orchestra and Nis Chamber Orchestra as a soloist. Since 2001 she performed in several recitals in New York including being the solo violin at the premiere of contemporary opera "Nightingale" , composed by Evan Hause. She was the concert master of New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra for Summer 2002 and Fall 2002 seasons. Ms. Rialas was also a member of the Wagner Festival Orchestra, an affiliate of the Mannes College of Music, for several seasons. Ms. Rialas has been successfully combining her performing carrier with teaching. In 2001 she began teaching at the Long Island Conservatory (LIC) and was appointed the String Department Chair for 2002-2004. She performed several times in LISMA Foundation Concerts at Carnegie Hall. She is the founder of "Performing Arts Factory" , Belgrade, whose mission is to help talented children in performing arts. Since January 2019, Ms. Rialas started collaborating with famous Russian pianist Tatiana Stupak as a Violin - Piano Duo! They played a lot of concerts in Limassol , Paphos and Nicosia.
Robert Grod was born in 1991 in Lithuania. He studied in Vilnius at the Balys Dvarionas music school in the class of J. Veiverienė. He is a laureate prize winner of the Dvarionas and Urba music competitions in Lithuania. In 2010 Robert began his studies at the Moscow State Conservatory, under the tutorship of Natalia Shakhovskaya. In 2012 he won first prize in the Kozolupov competition in Moscow, and in 2016 he graduated from the conservatory with honours. Since then, he has been working in Nicosia for Cyprus Young String Soloists, which is a programme of the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, aiming at identifying children aged 3-18 who are very talented in music, and at providing them with instrument instruction at the highest possible level.
Constantinos Paouros was born in Limassol in 1976. He started drum lessons at the age of twelve. In 1997 he went to Athens where he studied drums and percussions (specializing in Latin-jazz) at Nakas School of Music. In 2005 he went to Havana, Cuba where he began lessons in afrocuban percussion. He is now a drum and percussion instructor and worked as a professional drummer, performing in various concerts around the country of Cyprus, as well as internationally, such as in London, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Ashdod, Thessaloniki and Athens. He has collaborations as a drummer with various musicians such Dionisis Savopoullos, Lavrentis Machairitsas, and many others. He participates and organizes music events, concerts and festivals in various styles such as Latin Jazz, Jazz, Pop, 80s retro, Greek and many more. He is now a director of the band Havana Noche and Tropical Spirit band. Constantinos also plays as a musical member of Mr Wilson Band, Cuba Tropical , Funky Business, The Triple Soul Band, Methexis, Havana Vitral, Latin Connection, Admitos Pitsilides, Horodeia Ton Oneiron and Diastasis Group.
Christoforos began his training as musician by taking violin lessons in a private school in the USSR Georgia. Upon relocating to Greece he enrolled to the newly founded Music Gymnasium - Lyceum School in Serres, which provided extra musical curriculum for students who wished to pursuit career in musical education. He studied piano, violin, harmony; traditional and Byzantine music. Concurrently, being member of the school choir and orchestra, he performed in Greece and abroad. To further his musical training he later joined a school of vocational training, in Athens, and obtained a Diploma in Music & Technology, while working as copyist for composers. There he showed his talent as composer and encouraged by his tutor he decided to continue his formal studies in UK. In London he received his BA Music Honours, graduating with 1st class degree and honoured with David Turton prize for Music Composition by the Middlesex University, while continuing to work as a copyist and freelance teacher for young and adults. With solid academic background and excellent recommendations from his professors, Christoforos received an offer from King's College London where he completed his Master of Music in Composition.
Rodrigo is a Chilean bassist, well known in the latin, jazz, flamenco music scene internationally. He performs and organises seminars across Europe, Latin America and Asia, able to appeal to a multitude of audiences ranging from latin, jazz, flamenco to pop, afro, funk and reggae. He began working as a musician at the age of 17. Soon after, he decided to move to Spain where he would get highly recognised collaborating with Rubem Dantas (percussionist of Paco de Lucia & Chick Corea) and showing up in such big festivals as Jazz Almuñecar, Espantapitas, Ethnomusic, etc. Renowned in the Spanish music scene, he recorded 9 albums and played with famous musicians such as Diego Guerrero, Chano Domingez, Tomas de Perrate, Dan Ben Lior, sharing the stage with some international bands as well. Few years after, he travelled to Sri Lanka where he collaborated with the ethnic fusion band Naadro. In Greece, he performed flamenco at Acropolis Amphitheater (Athens) and Iakinthia Festival (Crete) with Oscar de los Reyes, Eleni Giannopoulou and Christo Tzifaki. Two years ago, he moved to Cyprus showing up at Pattiheon Theater with Italian singer Joe Diverio and also with Macumba band at Rialto Jazz World Music Festival and Afrobanana Republic Festival. Recently, he was touring with Andreas Georgiou Quartet in Germany (Munich, Berlin, Cologne).
Gino Abouchabke (Guitar teacher - performer -musician) was born in Brazil and has Lebanese roots. Studied jazz privately and classical guitar at Greek Ellinikon Odeon, holder of the relevant diplomas for guitar performance and teaching. Opened and run for several successful years his own guitar school in Lebanon, the 1st guitar school for modern guitar teaching. Then moved and resided in Cyprus, Limassol. Has over 40 years of teaching experience in respectful music academies and schools between Paphos and Limassol as well as private lessons. Specialises in modern guitar styles: Jazz, pop, rock and blues, picking technique, heavy metal, improvisation. Performs as a musician at the well-known venues and hotels of the island (Four Seasons , Amathus Beach, Elysium, Mediterranean Beach, Amavi, Royal Apollonia, Ventuno). Formed several musical projects with the finest musicians on the island "Felicidade" a quintet band (Brazilian Latin jazz), "Latino Touch" 7 piece salsa band and "Time Breakers" 80-90s most loved songs .
Vocals / Choir
Gabriella was born in Limassol, Cyprus. Having the music gene from a very young age, she started attending private Piano Lessons at the age of 6 and Double Bass lessons at the age of 16. At that age, she decided to excel her skills by enrolling in the esteemed music school "Marios Tokas", from which she graduated with distinction. After her graduation from Lyceum and Music School, at the age of 18, she moved to Prague, Czech Republic where she attended the Charles University and studied Choir Conducting and Music Education. In 2015, after she attained her bachelor's degree, she moved back in Cyprus where she worked as a private music teacher. One of her main accomplishments was in 2016, when she became the founder of "Apollon Choir" which performed in many events and is active until now. Now, she is eager to share her gained knowledge with aspiring young musicians who wish to follow this challenging yet exciting pathway.
Igor Babcinetchi graduated from the School of Music in his native Moldova initially on the trumpet but soon found his way to the trombone when he went on to study at the College of Music in Tiraspol. Here he graduated successfully and continued his study of music and the trombone at the University of Arts in Chisinau. During his studies, Igor had already got a seat in the National Philharmonic Orchestra. He graduated in 2001. Throughout his career, music has quite literally taken Igor around the world and really influenced his tastes in music and style of playing. He has played in a fiesta band in Spain, was Musical Director of a touring circus orchestra in Germany, he has held a seat in the Romanian National Opera in Bucharest and has been in the theatre orchestra onboard different cruise ships. This is where Igor really got to broaden his range by playing many different musical genres such as jazz, classical, cabaret and show music. He has been fortunate enough to collaborate with the Moldovan National Opera, Moldovan National Chamber Orchestra, Romanian National Philharmonic and the National Television and Radio Orchestra in Bucharest. Following cruise ships Igor relocated to London and became a freelance musician broadening his repertoire further by playing in big bands, brass ensembles and salsa bands as well as all the contemporary classics as part of function bands. He has supported a number of touring west end shows including 'Summer Holiday' and 'Thoroughly Modern Millie.' Igor got his first taste of teaching in London, passing on his knowledge and experiences to students of all ages. Igor has recently moved to Limassol to continue his career as a freelance musician and teacher of the trumpet and trombone.
Solfeggio Music Theory
George Antoniades was born in Limassol, Cyprus. He started attending private piano lessons at the age of 6. During his musical education he started showing a special interest in music theory. At the age of 14 he started private lessons of music harmony and counterpoint. After undertaking the compulsory military service, he moved to Thessaloniki, Greece, where in five years he was rewarded a BMus in Musicology/Music Education at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Master's Degree in Musical Analysis. During his studies at Aristotle University, he was also studying for his Piano Diploma at the Conservatory of Northern Greece. George Antoniades was a member of C.A.L.M (Community Action in Learning Music), an interdisciplinary research project combining the study of Music Education with Health Economics and European Law and Human Rights, founded at the School of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and a member of "Trisevgeni Kalokiri" mixed choir. He is currently sharing his musical knowledge, experience and passion with selected students.
For beginners and more advanced students
For students of any age
Optional preparation for exams
of the Royal Schools of Music
Introduction to rhythm and music sounds
groups aged 3 - 5 years
Highly qualified teachers
are winners of international competitions
Group classes 6 persons per group
For beginners and more advanced dancers
For students of any age
Salsa / Bachata / Chacha / Merengue
Monday to Friday
1-hour-long afternoon lessons
Highly qualified teacher
Sandra Vasquez from Cuba
Salsa / Bachata / Chacha / Merengue
Sandra Vazquez was born in Cuba.
From a very young age, she participated in different kinds of events, singing and dancing competitions. Obtained diploma at the art school in Ciego de Avila (Cuba). Worked as professional in Jardines del Rey, Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo (Cuba), performing in various hotels, venues and shows giving audiences most loved dancing rhythms: bolero, salsa, chacha, mambo and bachata.
In 2008, she performed at the National Hotel of Havana. Later on moved and resided in the beautiful island of Cyprus where she still performs, sings and dances in well established places, offering arts to music lovers who wishe to learn and enjoy the flavor of Cuban roots.
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