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DR KATIE ZHUKOV

After completing undergraduate studies is Australia and a Masters' Degree in Performance at the Juilliard School of Music, New York, Katie Zhukov has taught piano for many years at the Sydney, Queensland and Western Australian Conservatoriums. Her PhD from the University of New South Wales focused on instrumental pedagogy at the tertiary level leading to a research position at the University of Queensland that resulted in publication of a textbook Sight-reading for advanced pianists (Wirripang). She is currently a Research Fellow at Monash University.

 

Katie Zhukov has performed numerous concertos with professional and student orchestras, and presented many solo and chamber music recitals, partnering with Australia’s finest string players. She has an enduring interest in Australian piano music and has released three solo CDs and eight books of new Australian repertoire: Australian Women Composers’ Piano Anthology (2021; 2019; 2015), Piano Progressions (2021; Books 1 & 2) and Wirripang Australian Piano Anthology (2011; Books 1-3).

 

Dr Zhukov’s publications on variety of issues in instrumental music teaching, sight-reading, and performance anxiety appear in 21 journal articles in high impact international journals and in seven book chapters. She has also presented papers at many international and national music conferences.

AUSTRALIAN REPERTOIRE

PIANO PROGRESSIONS ONE AND TWO AND NEW ANTHOLOGY OF AUSTRALIAN WOMEN COMPOSERS

Katie Zhukov will introduce some of the pieces from three new books of Australian piano repertoire: Piano Progressions One (Beginner–Grade 3), Piano Progressions Two (Grades 3–6) and Australian Women Composers’ Piano Anthology, volume 3 (Grade 5–Diploma). These 95 works will inspire you to teach more Australian piano music in your studio.