Regina is a 40-year veteran pianist and teacher from the Ukraine. She came to A & A Music Academy in 1988, and has been a wonderful addition to the faculty. Beginning her study of the piano at 6 years old, Regina graduated in 1966 with a BA of Music from Lvov’s College of Music, and continued on to receive her masters in 1971 from Donetsk State Conservatory. Post graduation, she became a faculty member at Khmelnitsky State College of Music, Ukraine, teaching advanced piano and theory courses for 15 years. Regina’s accomplishments and rewards were having her students accepted into prestigious music conservatories as well as being trusted by her peers in the musical education of their children.
Regina has received several endorsements from her students and there parents. The following is a quote from one of the letters that came to the Academy: “We wanted you to know what excellent teachers Regina and Alex have been for Bradley and Eric. We feel quite fortunate that they were able to work with the boys…” Mrs. Purim’s students continue to participate in a variety of piano competitions, where many have received awards and ratings of “Excellence”. Besides teaching, Mrs. Purim enjoys playing piano for her students and faculty. She especially enjoys performing duets with her husband Alexander, where he sings and she accompanies him on piano.