We are looking forward to seeing all of you at our upcoming events this year.


United States Open Music Competition

February 19th to February 25th 2018 – Oakland, Ca

Best of luck to all our students participating in this years United States Open Music Competition!

Since 1992, The United States Open Music Competition has promoted the best of classical treasury among young musicians through our annual piano competition events and is committed to expanding the competition to include all aspects of classical repertoire in solo, duet, ensemble, and concerto events.

Scales Contest

Date / Time – TBD

Ever wonder why musicians spend so much time practicing scales? If you hadn’t realized it, scales are the things from which most music is made. Practicing scales also helps develop proper technique, dexterity, timing, muscle memory and ear training. Prizes will be awarded to the top contestants who demonstrate the most proficiency at playing scales. So start warming up those fingers and practice your scales!

House Band

Saturday’s from 3:45pm to 5:15pm (Youth – Beginning Level)

Playing in the Band

Do you wish you had the opportunity to jam with other musicians? Have you been longing to play some of your favorite songs in a band? Love your private lessons, but lack actual playing experience? Would a regular performance opportunity help take your playing to the next level? Sign up for Jam Night, a monthly offering at Galina’s Music Studio. It’s all about playing, jamming and connecting with other similar students. You can try out new ideas from your lessons, perfect your technique – all in a comfortable, supportive live setting.  Contact your instructor or call the office for details.

National Guild of Piano Auditions

April 20th through April 22nd, 2018

National Guild of Piano Auditions (Student Exams) will be held April 20th through April 22nd at Galina’s Music Studio.  Wishing all our participants the greatest performances!

Spring Recital

June 2nd, 2018 Saturday at 2:00pm and 3:30pm

Please join us for our Spring Recital on Saturday June 4th at the Asbury United Methodist Church located at 4743 East Ave. in Livermore.  The recital begins at 2:30pm.  Refreshments to be served immediately following the recital.  This free concert is open the public. We look forward to seeing you there.

Adult Recital – “DUETS”

Date / Time – TBD

This summers adult recital will feature “Duets” performances by our students.

Holiday Recital

Saturday November 17th at 2:30pm, 3:45pm and 5:00pm

Join us for our holiday recital featuring many classic holiday songs.  The recital will be held at First Presbyterian Church located at 2020 Fifth Street in Livermore, CA.  This is a free recital and open to the public.   We look forward to seeing you there.

Ukulele Circle

Call for Details on Day and Time.

Come to play ukulele with others and bring friends. All ages are welcome! Beginners are welcome. Space is limited so reserve your spot now. Please contact us at to confirm your participation or call us at (925) 960-1194. Ukuleles will be available for purchase. $10 entry fee required.

Quarterly Make-up Classes

October 13th, 2018

    • Guitar – 11:00am to 11:45am
    • Voice (Adult) 11:45am to 12:30pm
    • Piano (Adult) – 12:30pm to 1:15pm
    • Piano  1:15pm to 2:00pm
    • Voice – 2:00pm to 2:45pm
    • Ukulele – 2:45pm to 3:15pm


Galina’s Music Studio will be observing the following holiday’s in 2018 and 2019:

  • December 24th – Christmas Eve
  • December 25th – Christmas Day
  • December 26th – Christmas Week Holiday
  • December 27th – Christmas Week Holiday
  • December 28th – Christmas Week Holiday
  • December 29th – Christmas Week Holiday
  • December 30th – Christmas Week Holiday
  • December 31st – New Year’s Eve (2018)
  • January 1st  – New Year’s Day (2019)
  • February 18th – Presidents Day
  • April 17th – Teacher Prep Day
  • April 18th – Teacher Prep Day
  • April 19th – Good Friday
  • April 20th – Teacher Prep Day
  • May 27th – Memorial Day
  • July 2nd – Independence Week Holiday
  • July 3rd – Independence Week Holiday
  • July 4th – Independence Day
  • July 5th – Independence Week Holiday
  • July 6th – Independence Week Holiday
  • September 2nd – Labor Day
  • November 26th – Thanksgiving Week Holiday
  • November 27th – Thanksgiving Week Holiday
  • November 28th – Thanksgiving Day
  • November 29th – Thanksgiving Week Holiday
  • November 30th – Thanksgiving Week Holiday
  • December 23rd – Christmas Week Holiday
  • December 24th – Christmas Eve
  • December 25th – Christmas Day
  • December 26th – Christmas Week Holiday
  • December 27th – Christmas Week Holiday
  • December 28th – Christmas Week Holiday
  • December 31st – New Year’s Eve (2019)