Irina Bendetsky is widely recognized as a talented and dedicated teacher. Her students have won numerous competitions, including

  • Salzburg Grand Prize Virtuoso
  • Paderewski Piano Academy Masterclass & Festival
  • Danube International Concerto Materclass & Competition
  • Helen B. Goodlin Scholarship Competition
  • Texas State International Piano Festival
  • Lansum International Music Festival
  • International Concerto Competition in Long Island
  • Colorado Music Festival
  • US New Star Piano Competition
  • American Fine Arts Festival “International Golden Era Music” Competition
  • American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition
  • American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music
  • Young Gifted Musician Festival “The Passion of International Music” Competition
  • Los Angeles Young Pianist Competition
  • San Diego Youth Symphony Conservatory Program
  • San Diego Hot Shots Young Artist Competition
  • Temecula Valley Symphony Young Artist Competition
  • San Diego Concerto Competition
  • Heart of A Child Benefit Festival


In 2019, Ms. Bendetsky began to expand her teaching repertoire with remote teaching sessions. In 2020, Ms. Bendetsky’s students won 4 first place prizes and 1 second place prize at the Online Prima Volta Music Competition.


Ms. Bendetsky’s 2018–2019 honors include

  • First Place, Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition, Intermediate (age 13-15)
  • First Place, Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition, Young Musicians (age 8 and under)
  • Second Place, Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition, Junior (age 9-12)
  • First Place, Elite International Music Competition, Intermediate (age 12-14)


Ms. Bendetsky’s students have also performed in concert halls in San Diego, Los Angeles, New York (Carnegie Hall), Colorado, Texas, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Luxembourg, and Russia, appearing solo and with orchestra.


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