Ms. Balepina is a graduate of The School of Moscow State Conservatory (Russia). She has taught piano lessons during 25 years in Russia, Europe, Japan and the U.S.
Ms. Balepina is a member of American College of Music (National Piano Guild), NYSSMA, the Music Teacher National Association, Suffolk Piano Teacher Foundation in NY (board of directors) and the Montana State Music Teacher Association. While living in Montana Ms. Balepina was President of the Butte-Anaconda Accredited Music Teacher Association. She has performed throughout Japan, Europe and Russia.
Students of Ms. Balepina have participated in national, state and local competitions, auditions and festivals with outstanding results, receiving awards, grand prix, gold and silver medals. Her students have been chosen to play at NYC halls, including Carnegie Hall.