Classical piano lessons with Sergei Pavlov in Ajax, Pickering and Whitby

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Professional highlights of Sergei Pavlov's career as a pianist and piano teacher

Russian-Canadian concert pianist Sergei Pavlov has graduated the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, one of the finest and arguably most famous schools of music in the world. He holds a Master's Degree in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy and has performed as a piano soloist and accompanist in Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, France, Bulgaria, Romania, United States and Canada. See below highlights of Sergei Pavlov's piano repertoire.

Sergei Pavlov's piano performances in North America's prestigious concert halls include the CBC's Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. In 1992 upon his arrival to Canada, he was the subject of a short documentary by then CBC's news anchor Jeannie Lee, which was aired on CBC.

In 1995 Sergei Pavlov won the First Prize at the Bartók-Kabalevsky-Prokofiev International Piano Competition - please scroll down the section titled Past Competitions Laureates on the competition's official website. Sergei Pavlov has also been an adjudicator in music festivals and piano competitions, including the Bartok-Kabalevsky International Piano Competition in 1996.

Sergei Pavlov had been establishing himself as a prominent and successful piano teacher across the Greater Toronto Area when he founded Debut Piano Studio in 2004. Debut Piano Studio has become a successful piano school for talented students in the eastern part of the GTA. He now extends the piano lesson offerings to Ajax, Pickering and Whitby, where the piano studio is equipped with a Yamaha C5 Series grand piano. His professional offerings also extend to coaching and piano lessons via Internet (Skype) - targeting advanced students.

Sergei Pavlov's Debut Piano Studio has currently around 45 enthusiastic, special students competing successfully in music festivals and piano competitions at provincial and national level.

Just recently, in July 2015, Sergei Pavlov's student Johann Derecho just won the ORMTA Young Artist Competition and the Esther Su Memorial Award for the most promising talent out of all competitors in the provincial finals. The award will also include a concert tour of Johann across the province of Ontario. He won also the Founder's Award Class and Scholarship in the North York Music Festival and a scholarship to the Peter de Grote Festival and Summer Academy in July 2015 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Piano performances of Sergei Pavlov below...


 "Lightning-fast arpeggios combined with dazzling repeated octave passages kept the audience enthralled. But always there was a great sense of drama, of building to crashing climaxes in keeping with the intensity of Pavlov's expressive range, and great breadth of emotion... Fiery, exciting and thrilling to watch, Pavlov brought the audience to its feet..."
(Barbara Scott, The Examiner)

"Sergei Pavlov, another Russian wizard, and winner of the 1995 Bartok-Kabalevsky piano competition... demonstrated in works such as Liszt's La Campanella the sort of virtuosity that the best Russian-trained pianists are famed for; and in a Chopin waltz, one of several encores, he managed a lovely expressive winsomeness." 
(Jan Narveson, UW Gazette)

"A pianist of immense talent... achieved a musical zenith"
(Bruce Stapley, The Weekender)

"Sergei has become known to audiences around the world for the warmth and beauty of his playing and his technical ability. While a brilliant virtuoso, his real forte is cleverly revealing a touching core of musical emotions, from melancholy to deep passion, to shimmering happiness and ecstasy." 
(Alexander Rosenblatt, pianist and composer)

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Sergei Pavlov's repertoire

Albeniz, Isaac

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Balakirev, Mily 

Bartok, Bela 

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Beethoven, Ludwig Van 

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Boccherini, Luigi 

Brahms, Johannes 

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Chopin, Frederic 

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Debussy, Claude 

Franck, Cesar 

Gershwin, George 

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Grieg, Edvard 

Haydn, Franz Joseph 

Kabalevsky, Dmitri 

Liadov, Anatoly 

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Liszt, Franz 

Moussorgsky, Modest 

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus 

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Prokofiev, Sergei 

Rosenblatt, Alexander 

Rachmaninoff, Sergei 

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Ravel, Maurice 

Rimsky-Korsakoff, Nicholas 

Scarlatti, Domenico 

Schubert, Franz 

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Schumann, Robert 

Scriabin, Alexander 

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Stravinsky, Igor 

Shchedrin, Rodion 

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich 

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