Stefan Timofeevich Kalyanov, cellist. Teacher of cello (since 1959, since 1980 – professor).
Mstslav Leopoldovich Rostropovch, cellist, conductor. Teacher of cello (1948-1974, since 1960- professor). People`s Artist of the USSR, Laureate of the Lenin and State Prizes. Together with his pupils in the class-room.
Svyatoslav Nickolayevich Knushevitsky (1907-1963), cellist. Teacher of cello (1941-1963, since 1950 – professor). Merited Artist of the RSFSR. At the lesson with his pupil Mikhail Emmanuilovich Homitzer, winner of international competitions.