Education: Saida Kafarova attended The Baku and Moscow Conservatories and University of Texas at Austin. She studied with Tatiana Nikolayeva, Anton Nel and participated in master classes with Paul Badura-Skoda, John Kimura Parker, Nelita True, Mikhail Voskresensky and many others.
Teaching Experience: Her over 20 years of experience includes lessons at Istanbul University, Turkey, Deutsche Schule, Germany, Acadia University, Canada, University of Texas at Austin and other schools. She started her Austin and Round Rock piano studios in 2000. Her students successfully won various international competitions and participated in many festivals.
Performance:Ms. Kafarova won numerous competitions in Europe and USA, including the First Chamber Music Competition in Baku. She toured over 38 countries in Europe and North America. Performed with the renowned orchestras and chamber groups, such as European Chamber Orchestra, Toronto Sinfonia and Verdi Quartet. Ms. Kafarova recorded three CDs on various labels.
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Students participate in the following:
Competitions and Contests
Austin Young Artists Concert
San Marcos Piano Competition
San Antonio Piano Competition
Austin Symphony Youth Auditions
Austin Civic Orchestra Auditions
International Youth Piano Competitions
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Examinations