Washington School

136-J Washington St. SE

Albuquerque, NM 87108


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Montgomery School

10701 Montgomery Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87111


Tatiana Vetrinskaya - Director

Russian-American pianist and music educator, Tatiana Vetrinskaya, received her professional training in Piano Performance and Chamber Ensemble from the Turkmen State Conservatory (B.M., M.M.), University of New Mexico (M.M.), and the Gnesin Academy of Music (D.M.A.) in Moscow.


Dr. Vetrinskaya’s impressive and varied artistic and educational activities include solo and ensemble performances, presentations, workshops, and master classes around the United States, Europe, Russia, and Turkmenistan.  In 2017 she was invited to give master classes and performances at the International Summer Piano Study in Urbino, Italy.  Dr. Vetrinskaya has adjudicated at various national and international competitions, including the University of Texas at El Paso Piano Competition, the Sonatina Competition in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the International Rosario Marciano Piano Competition in Vienna, Austria.


Tatiana Vetrinskaya has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras including the St. Louis Kamergild Chamber Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of Albuquerque, the University of New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, and the Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque.


As the first recipient of a fellowship from the John Donald Robb Musical Trust, Dr. Vetrinskaya studied the piano manuscripts of Robb, giving solo, ensemble recitals, and presentations in varied venues including at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, the University of Texas, El Paso, Texas, the Steinway Society Concert Series, Princeton, New Jersey, and the Society of American Music Conference, Tempe, Arizona.


Her featured CD albums include:  Piano Compositions by John Donald Robb, including Pictures of New Mexico and Piano Concerto with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, and Russia into a Modern World, featured piano music by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Scriabin.


Dr. Vetrinskaya is an active member of Albuquerque Music Teachers Association, Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico, and the Music Teacher National Association.  Her students have won numerous local, national, and international competitions.  


Dr. Vetrinskaya previously served on the music faculty of the University of New Mexico.  In 2005, she founded the New Mexico School of Music, the state’s largest private music school.

Tatiana Vetrinskaya