GALINA MINSKER, pianist
Born in St.Petersburg. Graduated from the St.Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory where she studied under professors V.Razumovskaya (studied with G. Neigauz) and M. Gambaryan ( studied with K.Igumnov). At present she is a senior teacher of the piano department at the St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts. At the same time Galina Minsker works as a specialist of professional reabilitation of pianists suffering from professional diseases, being the follower of A. Shmidt-Shklovskaya (pianist, teacher, author of the original method of treatment the pianists with the professional diseases) she is one of few specialists in Russia.