Dobrish, Alla

Dobrish, Alla

Education and Background

Summa Cum Laude (Undergraduate and Graduate) from the College of Music in Beltsy, Moldova;
Postgraduate studies in Piano Performance and Accompanying from the Kishinev State Conservatory in the former USSR.

A teacher with more than 35 years of experience, an active adjudicator of Certificate of Merit exams, and a competition judge, Alla also has extensive accompanying and performance experience and is a Director of the State Board of the Music Teacher’s Association of California. She has been an instructor and staff accompanist at CSMA since 1991.

Teaching Philosophy

Alla’s teaching includes analysis, history, theory, ear-training, and sight-reading, along with repertoire and technique. “Musical learning is a cooperative effort among teacher, student, and parents, leading to an understanding of a uniquely universal language. I believe that the need for music is an important part of the human experience. My goal is to create well-rounded musicians and stimulate a life-long pleasure in making music.”