Anna Armas is a highly accomplished pianist, teacher, and composer with a deep passion for music education. She studied at the prestigious Central Music School in Moscow, where she honed her skills under the guidance of renowned pianist Ermakov V.I. Following her piano specialization at MGUKI, Anna pursued a course of instrumentation at the esteemed Gnessin Academy of Sciences.
Throughout her career, Anna has been recognized as a laureate in various international competitions, showcasing her exceptional talent and dedication to her craft. Her expertise extends beyond performance, as she has also made notable contributions to music education. In 2014, Anna developed her own course titled "Piano Beginner," designed to introduce aspiring musicians to the fundamentals of piano playing. Her innovative approach has proven successful in nurturing the early musical development of countless students.
As an accomplished composer, Anna has created an audio podcast titled "Surf Tales" for the esteemed publishing house "Mann Ivanov and Ferber" in 2013. Her work demonstrates her ability to blend creativity and education seamlessly.
Anna's performances have captivated audiences around the world. She has participated in and organized numerous piano, vocal, and musical poetry evenings, leaving an indelible impression on her listeners. From the "Open Readings" in Moscow to the "Rachmaninov. Russian Heritage" event in Kiev, Anna's musical prowess shines through.
Notably, she collaborated with the Irina Arkhipova Foundation and the Charity Fund "Sofia" to create the enchanting "Man and the Sun" production, showcasing a mesmerizing blend of music, poetry, and vocals. Her piano recitals, such as the "Miniatures" at the Alexander Scriabin House Museum in Moscow, have further established her reputation as a versatile and dynamic performer.
With over 12 years of teaching experience, Anna embraces a student-centered approach, emphasizing the importance of making music a friend. She encourages her students to actively participate in selecting their program and values their input, fostering a sense of ownership and motivation.
Anna's teaching method draws inspiration from the classical music school, which she combines with a calm and supportive attitude towards mistakes. She believes in guiding students through their errors and helping them grow from those experiences. Her students benefit from her expertise in preparing for exams and competitions, instilling a sense of discipline and seriousness.
As a teacher, Anna finds great joy in witnessing her students share their musical successes with enthusiasm and delight. She has witnessed students evolve from mere learners to creators, composing their own music. Anna believes that a solid foundation in music theory enables students to comprehend musical notes as if reading a captivating story.
Anna Armas firmly believes that music is a unique language that allows individuals to express their emotions without the need for words. Her greatest satisfaction lies in observing her students transition from viewing music as a mere lesson to embracing it as a cherished hobby.
Join Anna Armas on a transformative musical journey and experience the joy of music-making under her expert guidance.