About Bentleigh School of Piano

Bentleigh School of Piano was established in 2000 by Russian born and educated Nona Berter.

Nona holds a Masters of Music & Piano Performance from the prestigious Russian Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow where she was mentored and advised by renowned musicians such as Alexander Satz, Yuri Ponizovkin and Inna Malinina. Gnessin alumni include many internationally renowned musicians.

Nona has lived and taught in Australia for over 25 years with extensive teaching and accompaniment roles at the Victorian College of the Arts (including the opera and ballet departments), Monash University, MacRobertson High,  McKinnon High, Haileybury, Brighton Grammar and De La Salle.

Nona’s teaching style is based on traditional European methods which focus on technical competencies such as playing technique, sight reading and tone-production in the context of a variety of genres and the history of music itself.

From competition winners, scholarship recipients and aspiring professionals to those looking for a new hobby, the Bentleigh School of Piano caters to students of all levels and aspirations.

Bentleigh East VIC 3165, Australia

Phone: +61 3 9579 3783

Email: nonaberter@hotmail.com

Short Description: Piano Studio of Nonna Berter M.Mus .Moscow