Angelina is committed to the success of each student through positive attitude, professionalism, and motivation for each student.
PIANO STUDIO POLICIES:
Private Piano Teacher
Angelina Hardy has been studying piano, music history, and music theory for the past 22 years. She started her first lessons in Russia and after moving to United States when she was 7 years old she continued her studies with a couple different Russian piano teachers. Throughout those years of private study she has been part of several competitions, recitals, workshops, studio classes, master classes, and Certificate of Merit. She graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University (2006) with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, where she studied piano with Dr. Victor Labenske.
Musical Involvements and Teaching:
Angelina has taught private piano lessons for the past 11 years out of her studio. She is a member of Music Teacher Association California (MTAC). Her students participate in several competitions, festivals and special music events put on by MTAC as well as in her own studio recitals. Her students do extremely well in the national program Certificate of Merit each year and have been chosen to participate in Branch Honors Recitals as well as qualified to play in the national MTAC Convention. She has had students receive the Senior Medallion Award in CM and perform at the Senior Honors Recital. Her students have gone on to major in music in college and received Music Scholarships from great Universities. She enjoys inspiring students to become musical artists and to enjoy playing the piano. Angelina attends meetings, conventions, and seminars in order to be up to date with teaching techniques. She served on the MTAC San Diego Branch board of directors for 2 years.
Angelina was actively involved as a piano accompanist at Point Loma Nazarene University. She was the production and rehearsal accompanist for a One-Act Opera Old Maid and the Thief by Gian Carlo Menotti. She has also accompanied Point Loma Concert Choir and several vocal and instrumental students in their recitals. Angelina has also played piano and led worship for several different churches in the area.
~Received musical awards and scholarships from Point Loma Nazarene University (2002-2006)
~A winner of the Chester C. and Alice Crill Endowed Scholarship (2003).
~A participant of the H.B. Goodlin Scholarship Foundation (2003).
~Received Second Place at the MTAC 2003 Sonata Contest.
~Received Honor Mentions at the CAPMT Bartok Festival (2004)
~A winner of the Willo May Beresford Endowed Scholarship (2004).
~A participant of the Women’s Committee of the Grossmont Community Concert Assoc. Competition (2003-2006).
~A recipient of the Student Achievement Recognition Award from Music Teacher National Association (2006)
~Served on the MTAC Board of Directors, San Diego Branch (2011-2013)