Dr. Denis Evstuhin joins the faculty of the University of Minnesota this fall

Published 21 July 2020

Congratulations to the Rubinstein Music Academy's co-founder and Artistic Director Dr. Denis Evstuhin who joins the faculty of the University of Minnesota School of Music for the fall semester!


Three of our students are accepted to the World's most prestigious institutions!

Published 1 July 2020

We are so proud of our current and former students admitted to the World's most prestigious institutions! WOW!!!
George Cai was accepted to both Harvard University and Yale University! He will join Harvard University this fall!
Amanda Chan & Frank Lu are now students of Princeton University!
CONGRATULATIONS and GOOD LUCK!!!


Congratulations to our winners!

Published 1 July 2020

Congratulations to the winners of The MMTA State Contest 2020:
          Wesley Bascom
          Eileen Wei
          Ivy Lin
          Ananda Nhouyvanisvong
          Riddhi Singhvi
          Siyu Wu
          Payton Poehls

Congratulations to our students who have successfully passed MMTA Music Theory Exams with High Distinction:
          Eileen Wei
          Ivy Lin
          Riddhi Singhvi
          Coolsjes Singhvi


The Rubinstein Music Academy's Official YouTube Channel is now Available!

Published 20 June 2020

You can now enjoy our students' and teachers' best archived performances as well as the latest recitals and projects on the Rubinstein Music Academy's Official YouTube Channel.


Summer Recital cancelled

Published 1 June 2020

Due to COVID-19 pandemic our 2020 Summer Student Recital on Saturday, June 13 is canceled. Instead, our recital will be taking place online. Students should record their performances and share them with us by Tuesday, June 23. The complete Video Recital will be available on our Youtube Channel June 27 at 11:00 AM. Don't miss!


RETHINK PIANO with Stanislav Khristenko

Published 20 October 2019

The Rubinstein Music Academy is happy to welcome pianist Stanislav Khristenko to Minnesota! As a concert pianist, Stanislav Khristenko received prizes at over 30 international piano competitions including Cleveland International Piano Competition, Maria Canals International Piano Competition and Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition. This weekend Mr. Khristenko is going to present two workshops on preparation strategies for piano competitions, that would include performance analysis, lecture and discussion. The first event will take place this Friday, October 25th at 6:00pm at Hamline University.

It's free and open to the public. Space is limited. For more information and registration go to www.rethink-piano.com. The Rubinstein Music Academy is proud to be a partner of this event.


Congratulations to our MMTA Contest Winners!

Published 1 June 2019

Congratulations to our MMTA Contest Winners:
          James Cho
          Preston Lee
          Coolsjes Singhvi


Congratulations to our NFMC Competition Winners!

Published 1 May 2019

The National Federation of Music Club Festival (Gold cup) was a great success! Sawyer Anderson, Kristian Baker, Hannah Bejjam, Sophia Chechelnitsky, Joseph Chen, Catalina Didenko-Gamart, Emil Didenko-Gamart, Alexis Huynh, Nadia Klosner, Preston Lee, Lleyton Lee, Jenna Lin Tejasvini Malli, Ekaterina Morse, Milana Neyfeld, Launi Phothirath, Estella Serafimov, Ethan Topp, and Angelena Vang received Superior ratings in 2019!


Congratulations to Ekaterina Morse and Peter Gavrilyuk!

Published 20 April 2019

Ekaterina Morse have won the 1st Place at the Northwestern Piano Solo Festival and became a Finalist of the Minnesota Music Teachers Association Young Artist competition!

Peter Gavrilyuk, was selected as a Finalist of the Schubert Club Competition 2019!


Location update

Published 1 January 2019

Our Plymouth location has moved to the beautiful Pilgrim United Methodist Church, MN.


Faculty update

Published 1 December 2018

The Rubinstein Music Academy is welcoming our new faculty members: James Zabawa-Martinez (violin), Irine Merz (violin and guitar), Irina Stene (piano), and Joan Wallace (piano).


Congratulations to our finalists of The MMTA State Contest 2018!

Published 1 February 2018

Congratulations to the finalists of The MMTA State Contest:
          Joseph Chen
          James Cho
          Andrew Didenko-Gamart
          Catalina Didenko-Gamart
          Alicia Guo
          Lleyton Lee
          Tejasvini Malli
          Ekaterina Morse


Faculty update

Published 15 January 2018

The Rubinstein Music Academy is excited to introduce our new faculty members: The Rubinstein Music Academy is welcoming our new faculty members: Romulo Sprung (violin), Anastasiya Nyzkodub (clarinet) and Olga Schlosser (voice). For more information visit our Faculty page. For more information visit our Faculty page.


Location update

Published 1 January 2018

The Rubinstein Music Academy is excited to introduce our new location at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Woodbury, MN. For more information visit our Locations page.


Congratulations to our winners of The MMTA State Contest 2017!

Published 16 March 2017

Congratulations to the winners of The MMTA State Contest:
          Joseph Chen
          James Cho
          Andrew Didenko-Gamart
          Catalina Didenko-Gamart
          Alicia Guo
          Ekaterina Morse
          Amy Pham
As well as all the finalists!!!
We are so proud of you and looking forward to your performances at the Minneapolis Convention Center in June.


Congratulations to our winners of The National Federation of Music Club Festival!

Published 10 March 2017

The National Federation of Music Club Festival (Gold cup) was a great success!
Andrew Christensen, Megan Howland, Ekaterina Morse, Ethan Topp, Maria Nereng, Andrew, Emil and Catalina Didenko-Gamart, James Cho, Alicia Guo, Nadia Klosner, Ellie Ko, Gavin and Lleyton Lee, Tejasvini Malli, Amy Pham, and Estella Serafimov received Superior ratings in both 2016 and 2017 festivals and were invited to participate in the Festival Honors Recital on Sunday, March 5 at the Church of St. Pascal Baylon, 1757 Conway Street, St. Paul, MN 55106.


Faculty update

Published 1 March 2017

The Rubinstein Music Academy is excited to introduce our new faculty members: Brian Krinke (violin). For more information visit our Faculty page.


Congratulations to Ekaterina Morse!

Published 20 February 2016

Congratulations to Ekaterina Morse, who recently received the Honorable Mention at the PianoFun Festival in St. Paul, MN.


Congratulations to Chen Chen!

Published 1 February 2016

Congratulations to Chen Chen, the Second Place winner of the St. Paul Piano Teachers Association Concerto Competition! More recently, he also received the Special Prize at the YPSCA Concerto Competition held in Minneapolis Orchestra Hall.


Location update

Published 10 October 2016

The Rubinstein Music Academy is excited to introduce our new location at the St. Sahag Armenian Church in Saint Paul, MN. For more information visit our Locations page.