Serge Makarchev is a versatile musician and music teacher. He has his roots in Russia, where he mastered piano, clarinet and saxophone. At the age of twenty he obtained his diploma in classical clarinet. He then graduated in jazz saxophone and jazz piano at the famous Gnessin Institute in Moscow.

Serge feels at home in a wide variety of music genres. His passion resides in classical music, and extends to pop and jazz; he is proficient in all these genres. Students will certainly be able to find music to their liking with this experienced teacher. In addition to teaching at Music School Diemen, Serge Makarchev also gives music lessons at the International School of Amsterdam. He also accompanies choirs on piano and organ in the Zaan region and regularly performs as a saxophonist/keyboard player in various bands.