Yakov Israelevich Zak (1913-1976), pianist. Teacher of piano (1938-1976, since 1947 – professor). People`s Artist of the USSR. Together with his pupils. Sitting from left: Ts. G. Kvernadze, O.yu. Stupakova, Ya.I. Zak, N. D. Yurygina. Stending are: T.A. Smirnova, A.K. Cherkasov, S. Lifshitz, A. Jozepenaite, T. Pavlova, V. Tumilo-Denisovich, V.G. Agafonnikov, T.L. Koloss, N.A. Petrov,…Details
Grigory Romanovich Ginzburg (1904-1961), pianist. Teacher of piano (1928-1959, since 1935-professor). Merited Art Worker of the USSR, Laureate of the USSR State Prize. Together with his pupils. Sitting are: S.L. Dorensky, G.R Ginzburg, A.G. Skavronsky. Standing are: L.D. Digris, A.M. Spivak, Yu. I. Kogan, T.V. Syrtseva, V.A. Pikul, I.A. Arseyev (1958).
Alexnder Alexandrovich Nickolaev (1903-1980), pianist. Teacher of history and theory of piano playing (1937-1974, since 1948 – professor and head of Chair of History and Theory of Piano Playing. Dean of Department in 1940-1942, 1951-1954, prorector for scientific work in 1954-1973, since 1974 – consulting professor).
Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenasi, pupil of L.N. Oborin, Laureate of international competition.
Lev Nickolayevich Oborin (1907-1974), pianist. Teacher of piano (1930-1974, since 1935-professor). People`s Artist of the USSR.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Sofronitsky (1901-1961), pianist. Professor of piano (1942-1961). Merited Art Worker of the RSFSR, Laureate of the USSR State Prize.
Maria Veniaminovna Yudina (1899-1970), pianist. Professor of piano (1936-1951).
Yu. A. Shaporin`s pupils – Alexander Georgievich Flyarkovsky, Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin, and V. Ya. Shebalin`s pupil Alexandra Nickolayevna Pakhmutova.