Katia Karkkainen, MFA
Gnesins College of Music (Moscow, Russia) - Music Education/Music Theory with a strong minor in Piano
Gnesins Academy of Music (Moscow, Russia) - Music Recording and Production with a strong minor in Piano
Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN) - M.F.A. in Recording Arts and Technologies
5 years of experience teaching private lessons to students ages 5-26 (beginners and intermediates).
10 years experience working as a recording/mixing engineer in the recording studio, TV live broadcast including Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014, and six theaters in Miami, FL.
2 years teaching in Performance Arts programs at community colleges (Miami Dade College and Broward College).
In 2021 I moved to South Carolina where my husband started a new job as an Associate Professor of Engineering at Anderson University.
I started asking my parents to teach me piano at the age of 3, and at the age of 5 I started my music journey that never ends.