Our teachers approach teaching with the goal of complete musicianship, taught in a step-by-step approach, using academic European methods and the Royal Conservatory of Music curriculum.

Denis Khvatov

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Denis Khvatov

Denis: B.MUS, M.MUS, Gnessin Institute, Moscow

Born in 1969 in Russia (then USSR), Denis studied at the Gnessins Musical and Pedagogical Institute in Moscow, completing both his Bachelors and Masters degrees.
Before immigrating to Canada Denis worked as a piano instructor and an accompanist for various music schools in Moscow. Since arriving in Canada, Denis has authored and self-published music books for beginner to advanced pianists.
Denis also composes and arranges music for music theater, and is winner of the First and Special Prizes in Composition at The International Dmitri Kabalevsky Music Competition in Moscow (2017).

We at Dio Piano School are honoured to have Denis Khvatov as part of our Piano Teachers in West Vancouver location.