About Us

Piano lessons

Arizona Piano Studio offers private 30-, 45- and 60-min lessons in East Valley to children and adults of all levels. Natalia's goal as a piano teacher is to nurture love for the piano and music by providing the knowledge of the piano skills, music theory, history, repertoire and inspiring students to develop their artistic abilities. During every lesson students are being trained to master technical exercises, sight-reading, practice strategies, music interpretation and self-expression through music art. 

Collaborative piano

Having an extensive background and impressive experience as a collaborative pianist, Natalia provides immaculate services, while working with other musicians, instrumentalists and vocalists. High professionalism, great education, amazing sight-reading, versatile technical skills, musical intuition and natural talent make Natalia extremely valuable piano partner in any music collaboration. 

Concert pianist

With great success Natalia has performed concerts throughout Europe and the United States. Classically trained musician, she has a wide repertoire from Baroque era to the contemporary compositions, as well as music of other styles such as easy listening and pop music. 

Biography

   Natalia Zinchenko was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine and started to show interest in piano in the very early age of 3. She began taking piano lessons and attending music school when she was 5. Already then she decided to be a professional musician and could only imagine herself pursuing a career as a pianist. At the age of 13 she became a student of the Lyatoshinsky State Music College and 4 years later she received Double Degrees with Distinction in Piano Performance and Music Theory. Natalia went on to study at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy in Kiev with Prof. Olga Kovaleva and graduated with Bachelor's and Master's Degrees also receiving a diploma of the Concert Artist. She continued her music education with Prof. Hans-Peter Stenzl at the State University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart, Germany. 

   Natalia performed in International Summer Piano Academies in Crimea, Baden-Württemberg and participated in various Master Classes with such prominent musicians as Naum Shtarkman, Yuri Kot, Volker Stenzl, Veda Zuponcic and Marek Toporowski.

   During her studies Natalia won several awards in National and International competitions for young pianists including prizes in the “21st Century Art” and in Memory of R. Schumann competitions.

   Natalia appeared successfully in numerous solo and chamber concerts across Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Qatar, Sweden, Ukraine and the US. She also performed as soloist with Kiev Music Academy Orchestra and Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra.

   Since 2013 Natalia resides in Gilbert, Arizona with her husband Jake. She is a member of Mu Phi Epsilon International Music Fraternity. Recently Natalia opened Arizona Piano Studio where she continues to provide her high-quality professional services as a piano teacher, collaborative pianist and a concert performer.