Aram Ilich Khachaturyan (1903-1978), composer, conductor. Professor of composition (1951-1978). People`s Artist of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labour, Laureate of the Lenin and State Prizes. Together with his pupils. Sitting are: Anatol Vieru, N.K. Gabuina. Standing are: A.A. Nickolayev ahd N.N. Chargeishvili.
H.G. Neuhaus`s class. Sitting are: assistant L.N. Naumov and H.G. Neuhaus. Standing are: A.A. Nasedkin, A.V. Chaikovsky, N. Delitsiyeva, V.V. Krainev, S. Zvonaryova, trinee – pianists from Jugoslavia, Medvedeva, Ye. Petrova (Gladilina), R. Tsugaro (early 1960s).
H.G. Neuhaus with his pupils. Standing are: T.D. Gutman, M.V. Milman, A. Klumov. Sitting are: Ye. A. Prokhorova, R. Kaminskaya, E. Khaskina and assistent V.S. Belov (1934).
Valentin Eduardovich Ferman (1896-1948), musicologist, teacer of histiry of music (1925-1943, since 1935- professor). Together with postgranduates. Sitting are: T.N.Fyodorova, N.V. Tumanina, V.E. Ferman, Ye. F. Druzhinina. Standing are: S.M. Gotgelf, S.N. Pitina, M.E. Rittich, M.S. Kiselyov (the 1930s).
Georgy Edwardovich Couns (1862-1933), composer, musicologist. Teacher of theory of music and composition (1891-1899, 1920-1933, since 1920 – professor). With teachers and students of the Conservatoire. Standing are: I.P. Musian, V.V. Khvostenko, N.A. Sidushin, G. K. Pukst (1927).