Mikhail Fabianovich Gnessin (1883-1957), composer, author of literary writings on music. Professor of composition (1925-1936). Together with his pupils at the lesson. Sitting are: M.F. Gnessin, Yu.V. Tikhomirov, N.V. Narimanidze. Standing are: V.P. Gerchik, A.A. Kozakevich, L.M. Birnov, B.I. Karakhan.
Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov, pupil of R.G. Gliere, composer, choral conductor. Teacher of score reading and instrumentation (1933-1941, since 1939 – assistant professor). People`s Artist of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labour, Laureate of the Lenin State Prizes.
Reinhold Moritzevich Gliere (1875-1956), composer and conductor. Professor of composition and polyphony (1920-1941).
P. Tchesnokov. Choir and Its Conducting. Teaching aid for choral conductors (1940).
Pavel Grigoryevich Tchesnokov (1877-1944), choral conductor, composer. Teacher of choral science and choral conducting (1920-1944, since 1921 – professor)
Nickolai Mikhailovich Danilin (1878-1945), choral conductor. Theater of special choral subjects (1923-1945, since 1930-professor).
Nickolai Alexandrovich Garbuzov (1880-1935), composer, musicologist. Professor of musical acoustics (1923-1951), director of the Research Instute at the Conservatoire (1934-1937), head of the acoustical laboratoty (1933-1948).
Nadezhda Yakovlevna Bryusova (1881-1951), music educator, musicologist. Teacher of theory of music and music folklore (1921-1943, since 1921- professor (1922-1928). Together with Semyon Isaakovich Schliefstein (1903-1975), a graduate of the Conservatoire, in the USSR peoples` history of music study (the 1940s).
The Conservatoire Music Library.
Stanislav Teofilovich Shatsky (1878-1934), singer, music and public figure. Director (1932-1934).
Valentina Nickolayevna Shatskaya (nee Demyanova) 1882-1978, pianist, music and public figure. Teacher of methodology in music education for children (1932-1943), since 1935- professor, deputy director and acting director (1935-1939).