The plentiful gifts of Irina Gorin and her brood of piano students captivated so many after You Tube postings of musical offerings revealed soulful, expressive playing by youngsters as young as 4 to the ripe old age of 14+. A treasured group of pupils gracefully approached a Steinway grand with a finesse and creative uniqueness that radiated through each performance.
Only a few days ago, Irina had dashed off an e-mail to me following the recital:
“By the way, someone just sent me an interesting video link. I’ve never heard of this teacher, but she reminds me so much of my teacher. I just wanted to share it with you.”
This note was incentive enough for me to investigate, and I wasn’t disappointed.
The word “creative” springs forth again in a documentary about Irena Orlov, a piano teacher with a mission to realize each and every student’s…
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