Owner / Piano Teacher
Eli Karpinsky is an astounding pianist and piano teacher who lives in Toronto, Ontario. Eli has taught in a music school as well as private piano lessons, teaching children and adults alike.
Using a more personal approach to teaching, Eli prepares students for RCM Examinations, concerts, and competitions, and further expands students’ musical knowledge.
By travelling home to home, Eli helps students feel more comfortable in their own home, leading to better and more positive lessons.
Over the past 15 years, Eli has attained many achievements:
Eli participated in various Canadian music competitions: CMC, North York, Kiwanis, Richmond Hill, Scarborough and Markham festivals, where he received numerous awards and scholarships.
In September 2005, Eli was invited to the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music in Moscow, Russia, where he played a short recital.
In 2006, Eli received the “Most Promising Trophy” at the “Euromusic” MMF Festival and then became a National Finalist in the Canadian Music Competition (CMC).
April 25, 2010: Eli plays Allegro Molto Moderato from the Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16 by Edvard Grieg.
Together with the winners of the Violin Concerto competition, Nicole Li and Sarah Velasco, Eli performed with Kindred Spirits Orchestra at the North York Music Festival Winners’ Concerto hosted by Alexa Petrenko (Classical 96.3FM).
In January 2007, Eli Karpinsky received the Rotary Club’s “Most Well-rounded Musician” award.
In April 2007, Eli has attained a standing of First Place in the Markham Music Festival’s Age Achievement competition. The adjudicator, Mr John Graham gave Eli the Artistic Distinction mark and mentioned excellent technical command, tonal balance, melodic design and Eli’s ability to capture the character and individuality of each piece.
In 2008, Eli successfully passed the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Grade 10 piano examinations. In the same year, Eli was accepted to the International Academy of Music, (New York — Italy), where he was studying with Professor Oxana Yablonskaya.
Eli received three Gold Awards at the 2009 Kiwanis Music Festival of Greater Toronto and was awarded the Kiwanis Club scholarship in the Intermediate piano category. Later in 2009, Eli won the “Euromusic” Festival’s Piano Concerto Trophy and also became a winner of the Buono and Bradshaw International Piano Competition in New York.
In 2010, Eli won three first places at the North York Music Festival, including Gold standing at the Concerto Competition.
Guitar & Vocal Teacher
Carlo Joseph Bianchini is an accomplished performer and musician who has been trained in both pop and classical vocal stylings. He is a graduate of Sheridan College’s well-known Music Theatre Performance program where original musicals such as “Come From Away” have been created and taken to Broadway.
Carlo is currently obtaining his teaching degree at Queen’s University where he will be focusing on teachables in the arts, specifically with Drama and Music (Vocal). Carlo has also been playing guitar professionally for musicals, concerts and shows of all kinds across Ontario. Carlo is excited to work with new students and set learning goals to unlock his student’s potential in musical abilities.