Academy of Music (Zina Foster Principal)

Guitar, keyboard, piano and singing lessons taught online and in Melbourne (East, Inner South, South and South East)

Contact Details
Zina Foster

Zina Foster has double degrees from the CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC as a Piano Teacher and Musicologist. Transcripts of qualifications and awards are available for viewing in the studio.
She has had 16 years’ experience teaching music in one of the most prestigious schools of music in Russia in the capital city of Minsk.
Due to the regular very high achievement levels of her students, Zina was nominated as the ‘Best Music Teacher” in the city of Minsk.
Zina started teaching music in Australia in 1991.
In 2004 she was nominated as ‘THE BEST MUSIC TEACHER OF THE YEAR’
In Melbourne, Zina Foster was working as a music teacher at schools (piano and VCE) and during this time established her Music Studio, ‘The Academy of Music” in Caulfield South.
Many of our studio students have been awarded Music Scholarships in Prestigious Private Schools and have achieved the highest results in AMEB, ABRSM and TRINITY exams, competitions.
Some of the Academy of Music students have become successful performing musicians or professional music teachers.
The majority of our students of all ages and levels study and learn music for enjoyment, fun and participation in school musicals and other performance venues.
We offer individual music lessons with qualified and experienced teachers, suited to the beginners through to diplomas and tertiary levels at affordable prices.
Academy of music services:
Double Bass
Vocal Training
Pitch Training
Program Notes
General Knowledge
Aural test preparations for exams
Our studio provides lessons in warm private environment with top quality instruments and equipment with Grand and Upright pianos, electric keyboard, sound devices, a library of recordings of the best performers, music and musicological sources for teaching.
We are closely located to Caulfield, Brighton, Bentleigh, Balaclava, Carnegie, Chadstone, Glen-Huntly, Malvern, Toorak, McKinnon, Oakleigh, Ormond, Hampton, Moorabbin, Gardenvale, Elsternwick.
During Covid lockdowns, we provide remote lessons using Zoom, Skype or Facetime to suit students,

Teaching Since
Qualifications and Awards
Piano and Theory teacher
Bachelor of Music
Lecturer in Musicology and History of Music
Music Lessons Provided
Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Singing
Classical, Contemporary, Jazz
AMEB, Aural Training, Improvisation, Sight reading, Theory, Trinity, HSC / VCE
Registered, School Classroom, School Instrumental
Languages Spoken Other Than English
Areas Serviced
Online, Melbourne (East, Inner South, South, South East)
Balaclava, Bentleigh, Brighton, Carnegie, Caulfield South, Chadstone, Elsternwick, Gardenvale, Glen Huntly, Hampton, Malvern, McKinnon, Moorabbin, Oakleigh, Ormond, Toorak
Other Details
Minimum age taught

Last Modified: 14 October 2021 at 12:49 PM