The first lesson is always a trial lesson.
If for any reason you are not happy we will fully refund any pending charges or help you find a new teacher. Your choice!
Rita loves teaching all of her students of varying ages and levels. All lessons are geared towards the individual needs of each student. The learning environment at Rita’s studio is fun and engaging, while maintaining a professional and studious atmosphere.
B.Mus Piano, Minor Psychology (UBC)
M.Mus Studies Piano Performance and Pedagogy (Glenn Gould Professional School)
Artist Diploma Studies (Glen Gould Professional School)
Teaching privately since 1996, Pianist-Composer, Rita Movsessian is extensively versed with the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) piano curriculum. Past students have achieved at minimum First Class Honours in RCM exams, as well as great success in festivals and in concert with many 1st place wins.
Master classes and private lessons with world renowned pianists (Ashkenazy, Kenneth Broadway, Terrence Dawson, Marietta Orlov, Robert Silverman, Jane Coop, Stephen Chatman, Alan Walker, Jack Behrens), and over 25 years of performance experience within Canada and internationally.
Compositions have been used in the following films: Intervention 2012, Unpredictable Life 2013.
Hypnogogic, 2004, is on the syllabus for Contemporary Canadian Composers at the Davenport music festival in Ontario.
In 2015, a top student at Rita’s studio competed at the Crescendo International Piano Competition, achieving 3rd place in all of BC, followed by an invitation to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2016.
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