Ilia graduated from the Azerbaijan State Conservatorium of Music with a Masters Degree in Performance, and a Diploma in Teaching, Chamber Music and Piano Accompaniment. He has extensive solo, chamber music and teaching experience as Senior Lecturer at the Azerbaijan State College of Music and throughout Europe, Israel and Canada.
Ilia’s students received excellent results in the Royal Conservatory of Music Examinations, including First Class Honour with Distinction in ARCT Piano Performance. They also received awards in various music competitions, including Canadian Music Competition, Kiwanis Music Competition and Markham Music Festival. Some of his students have pursued music as their professional career.
Credentials: M.Mus., Teacher’s Dip.