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Raisa Isaacs, pianist and harpsichordist, 30+ years of teaching experience, a Founding teacher for Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Music Development Program, offers piano lessons for all ages and levels and harpsichord lessons for intermediate level+ at her studio and online. She was recognized by US Commerce Association as The Best of Atlanta 2011 in Music Instruction in Adult Piano Studio and was honored by Strathmore’s Who’s Who membership as “an individual who has demonstrated leadership and achievement in the occupation”. She earned her Master Degree in Piano Performance, Pedagogy, at the Ufa State Institute of Arts (Conservatory) and Diploma in DMA in Chamber Music and at the Kazan State Conservatory, RU. She continued her studies in post-doctoral courses at the Moscow Conservatory, Gnesinuch Russian Academy in Moscow and Gorky Conservatory in Nizhni Novgorod, Russia. She served as Associate Professor and Head of Chamber Music and Accompaniment Department at the Ufa State Institute of Arts (Russia) teaching chamber music, piano, harpsichord, and Keyboard Performance Practice course. Ms. Isaacs performed extensively throughout republics of the former USSR and played regularly at music festivals and conferences. She was Artistic Director and harpsichordist of the "Early Music Ensemble" of the Ufa State Institute of Arts. She moved to US in 1993 and taught at the Music Department of the Eastern Michigan University and performed in the Detroit, New York, Ann Arbor, and Ypsilanti areas. She moved to Atlanta in 2003 and was working at the NMS of the Georgia State University, Georgia Perimeter College, and Reinhardt University. Currently she teaches at John’s Creek Music School and at her private studio. She was a member of Atlanta Camerata, and performed as a pianist, chamber music performer and harpsichordist throughout Metro Atlanta area. Her recent performances include recitals at the Canon Chapel of the Emory University, Kopleff Hall at the GSU, Oglethorpe University Museum of Arts, Steinway Piano Gallery, Reinhardt College, Ufa State Institute of Arts, RU, and Monmouth Conservatory, NJ. Dr. Isaacs was a member of the final round of the Pianovision Competition (WPPC). She is on the faculty of the International Summer Academy in Germany and Italy. Her teaching achievements include the the1st prize winners of the Alpharetta Outstanding Performer competition, Piano Sonata Competition, Chopin Competition of the Chopin Society of Atlanta, 2nd prize winners of the International competitions in France and USA, The National Junior Beta Club, the Olympics Competition at GCSU; finalists of the 1st -3nd Pianovision Competitions, International Amateur Piano Competition (Colorado). Her students have been chosen as GMTA Conference Recitalists, have been invited for the master-class at the 11th WPPC, have been chosen for the Master Classes for Advanced and Gifted Students with the faculty of Manhattan School of Music and Oberlin Conservatory, Awards and Summer Camp Scholarship Winners at NFMC, and winners of the Georgia Governor’s Honor Program (Georgia Department of Education). For more information please visit Dr. Isaacs’s website at and

R Isaacs
Atlanta, Georgia

Member since June 03, 2012

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