Natasha (Nataliya) Pashchenko

I began my music studies in Russia and graduated with a diploma in piano at the age of 16. In 2003, in the middle of a university degree, I moved to Vancouver and pursued Linguistics as my field of study. After working in a corporate environment for a few years, I returned to music as a life path, this time through discovering classical guitar. At this time, I am a proud holder of BMus degree in Classical Guitar Performance and am a certified Suzuki Guitar Instructor (for ages 3 and up).

I currently live and teach in Victoria, BC.


Classical Guitar lessons (all ages)
Suzuki Guitar (ages 3-10)
Piano lessons (all ages)
RCM Exam preparation for both piano and guitar (all ages)
Theory and Musicianship

I teach from home in Quadra Village area, Victoria, BC.
On Wednesdays, I teach classical guitar at Nanaimo Conservatory of Music.
*House calls are sometimes possible.
*Online lessons are offered anywhere in the world.

Musical Activities, past and present

Music Education
BMus in Classical Guitar Performance, University of Victoria
Suzuki Guitar Teacher Training, Seattle Suzuki Institute
Diploma in piano, Elektrostal, Russia

Other Education
Foreign Languages and Pedagogy, Moscow, Russia
BA in Linguistics, University of British Columbia


Graduation Recital videos
Louis Spohr – Three German Songs
Beethoven Serenade op.25
Before Music School Happened