Zina Foster

  • Double degrees in Musicology and Teaching
  • International and authenticated transcripts available
  • Masters in Musicology
  • Masters in Teaching
  • Multiple University degrees with certified transcripts.

Zina Foster has double degrees as a Piano Teacher and Musicologist from the CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC in Russia.
She has had 16 years' experience teaching music in one of the most prestigious schools of music in Russia in the capital city of Minsk.
Due to the regular very high achievement levels of her students, Zina was nominated as the "Best Music Teacher" in the city of Minsk.
Zina started teaching music in Australia in 1991.
In 2004 she was nominated as "THE BEST MUSIC TEACHER OF THE YEAR" In Melbourne,
Zina Foster was working as a music teacher at schools (piano and VCE) and during this time established her very successful Music Studio, "The Academy of Music" in Caulfield South.
During COVID 19 & the isolation regime, we successfully started using Skype with existing students with good success. Now and post Covid, we offer the alternative of remote lessons via various internet modes as an extra option whenever it is needed.
Academy of music services one on one and also including SKYPE:
• Piano
• Recorder
• Flute
• Clarinet
• Saxophone
• Guitar
• Violin
• Cello
• Double Bass
• Keyboard
• Vocal Training
• Pitch Training
• Singing
• Composition
• Analysis
• Program Notes
• General Knowledge
• Aural test preparations for exams

Our studio provides lessons in warm private environment with top quality instruments and equipment with Grand and Upright pianos, electric keyboard, sound devices, a library of recordings of the best performers, music and musicological sources for teaching.
We are closely located to Caulfield, Brighton, Bentleigh, Balaclava, Carnegie, Chadstone, Glen-Huntly, Malvern, Toorak, McKinnon, Oakleigh, Ormond, Hampton, Moorabbin, Gardenvale, and Elsternwick plus other Southern and South Eastern Suburbs.
When searching for your music teacher, remember that just because a person can play an instrument does not necessarily mean they know enough to be able to pass on that knowledge. Check for successful students before choosing and check for qualifications after all, this is a big investment in your time and you should gain the real benefit from skilled teachers who know what they are doing.
Now providing lessons via Skype for new and existing students.

Details last updated: February 28, 2024