Pianist Svetlana Ostrovskaya has been teaching at New England Conservatory since 1992. She is the Artistic Director of Newton Music Academy, as well as a pianist, music educator, and lecturer. Ms. Ostrovskaya holds her Master of Music in Piano Performance and Music Pedagogy and Bachelor of Music from Gorky Conservatory, Russia. Solo and chamber performances, radio and TV appearances; lectures, masterclasses on various pedagogical topics, educational concert series in Russia and U.S. Her students' achievements include winning competitions, solo and chamber performances in renowned music halls of the country as well as performances in their own communities.