Natalia (Natasha) Ivanovsky-Perkins
ATCL (Performer) LTCL (Teacher and Performer).

Born in Shanghai of Russian parents, Natasha, with parents and brother, arrived in Australia in 1958 after a year in Hong Kong. Thereafter, she resided in Australia and the USA before settling permanently in Sydney. Natasha became an Australian citizen in 1987.
Natasha commenced her piano studies in China, continued in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu and Sydney.
Her teacher in Los Angeles was Vecheslav Leonidovich Ordynsky who studied with Heinrich Neuhaus, teacher of Svetoslav Richter, Radu Lupu and Emil Gilels.
In Honolulu, she studied with pianist and composer, Peter Coraggio and in Sydney with teachers Isador Goodman and Jean Pollock.

To enqire about or to purchase her work please phone 02 9943 3545 or email natashaivanovsky@gmail.com
Natasha Ivanovsky-Perkins, piano teacher and composer

Compositions:

  • Songs of Remembrance Book 1 (Sydney, revised 2010)
  • Songs of Remembrance Book 2 (Sydney, revised 2010)
  • Songs of Remembrance Book 3 (Sydney, 2009)
  • Lyric Pieces (Sydney, 2009)
  • Dances of the East (Sydney, 2009)
  • Fantasia 2010
  • Ballade 2010
  • Dance Suite on Eastern Rhythms 2010
  • Nightfall Pieces 2011
  • Rhapsody 2011
  • Reflections 2012
  • Farewell 2013
  • Recollections 2013
  • Nostalgic Moments 2013
  • Inspirations 2014
  • Sonata in C minor 2015
  • Three Mirages 2016
  • Three Recital Pieces 2017

From which nineteen compositions are in the Australian and New Zealand Cultural Arts (ANZCA) Examination Syllubus, ranging from grade 2 to Diploma. For more information on Natasha's compositions, see BOOKS.

Natasha's third CD, Revelations, was released December 2017. Her second CD, Recollections, was released in 2014, and her first CD, Reflections, was released in 2012. For more information on Natasha's CDs, see RECORDINGS.

Natasha has also published a book of poems in Russian. To enquire about or to purchase her work please phone 02 9943 3545 or email natashaivanovsky@gmail.com

Achievements of Natasha's piano students:

Trinity College London, Top of State and Exhibition awards.
Exhibition award is a rare distinction which is awarded only to two people across Australia that gain highest mark in a grade for music examination. It is not judged against just pianists, but every other instrumentalist and vocalist.
Other Exhibition award was given to a student of Natasha's daughter, Christina. Christina was also taught by Natasha.

Other achievements of Natasha's students:

1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes and highly commended awards at different eisteddfods and piano competitions.

Natasha Ivanovsky-Perkins, piano teacher and composer