A Native Russian, Natalya Thran, received her formal music education in the former Soviet Union. She earned her Master’s degree in Music with Honors from Tashkent State Conservatory and her Master’s in Arts from the University of Nevada, Reno. Natalya came to the USA after winning a competition in the former USSR. The prize of the competition was a scholarship to study in the USA. Natalya Thran is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music by MTNA and currently serves as the President of the Arizona State Music Teachers Association. Natalya Thran is an experienced independent piano teacher of all ages and levels of students. Her students have won numerous state and local competitions in the states of Nevada and Arizona. She is a frequent adjudicator and clinician in Nevada and Arizona. Her piano duet students represented the state of Arizona in the MTNA Southwest Division Competitions. Currently, she resides with her family in Gilbert, Arizona.
EVMTA (East Valley Music Teachers' Association), ASMTA (Arizona State Music Teachers' Association)