Antonina Vassilyevna Nezhdanova (1873-1950), singer. Professor of solo singing (1943-1950). People`s Artist of the USSR, Laureate of the USSR State Prize. Together with her pupils.
Emil Grigoryevich Gilels (1916-1985), pianist. Teacher of piano (1938-1970), since 1952 – professor). People`s Artist of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labour, Laureate of the Lenin and State Prizes.