Yuili Dmitriyevich Engel 1868-1927, pupil of S.I. Taneyev, music critic, composer, music and public figure.
Herman Avgustovich Laroche (1845-1904), music critic, composer. Professor of the theory and history of music (1867-1870, 1883-1886).
Pyotr Iljich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), composer, conductor, music critic, music and public figure. Professor of theory music and free composition (1866-1878).
Nickolai Dmitriyevich Kashkin (1839-1920), music critic, historian and theorist of music. Professor of theory, history of music, piano (1866-1894).