A member of The Music Studio faculty for five years, Nina Vepritskaya studied at the Municipal Music School in St. Petersburg, Russia. She then continued on to the St. Petersburg Conservatory, where she studied piano with Professor N.P. Korihalova. Deciding against a career as a professional pianist, Ms. Vepritskaya was awarded a Master’s Degree in Science from St. Petersburg University. While at the University, she resumed her study of music, taking voice lessons from Maestro Donat Donatov. As an opera singer she has performed in Russia, Japan, Canada, Germany, and the United States. Ms. Vepritskaya has also taught piano privately for many years.