About us

The Sheremet School of Talents combines the best of American and Eastern European musical instruction. Our school provides students of all ages and levels (beginner to professional) with a broad spectrum of knowledge. In addition to individual lessons in piano, voice, guitar, drums, and accordion, students are offered classes in music theory, ear training, and music history. Our passionate and dedicated teachers will expertly guide you on a uniquely personalized music-making journey! We look forward to working with you!

Roman Sheremet

Director and founder

Roman Sheremet, born in Lviv, Ukraine, began studying accordion at the age of nine. Upon graduating from Lviv Musical College, where he studied accordion and conducting, he entered Lviv Music Academy, where he graduated with Master's Degree in Musical Arts. He also has Master's Degree in Musical Education from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

Since 2012 to 2017 Roman Sheremet was on a faculty at Lviv Music State School #8, where more than 300 students were enrolled, and around 50 instructors and 15 administration staff have worked. In 2016 he became Vice Principal of this school. During his teaching, Sheremet created an orchestra and an ensemble of folk instruments, which has won numerous regional and international competitions. In 2017, his ensemble participated in the talk show Ukraine Got Talent and recorded a CD with works arranged by the teacher. Students of Roman Sheremet have been winning top prizes at European competitions in Italy, Poland, Bulgaria, and Ukraine. Besides accordion, Sheremet is proficient in guitar and drums. In only three short years from 2014 to 2017 he achieved Upper (the highest level) category of teaching rank in Ukraine, which usually takes thirteen years to accomplish. The achievements of his students have contributed to the school's reputation as a distinguished learning center. Sheremet's leadership at this prestigious institution attests to his extraordinary ability in Music and Conducting.

Roman Sheremet has experience in organizing musical events, he also served as a jury member and a chairman of different musical festivals. He gave number of presentations and master classes for other teachers in Ukraine (Lviv, Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk) and a lecture concert in Poland (Czhow) in 2017.

In August 2017 the musician moved from Lviv, Ukraine to Philadelphia. He continued to work and support remotely his ensemble "8++" in Lviv, Ukraine. Sheremet wrote the arrangements and worked with them virtually. After his departure, the ensemble continues to win top places nationally and abroad and remain active at the festivals and competitions. In May 2019, Lviv State Music School #8 was celebrating its 30th anniversary. Sheremet helped with the organizing of this event and wrote several compositions that were performed by the orchestra at Lviv National Philharmonic and received great reviews.

In 2020 Roman Sheremet started teaching privately in Philadelphia. He teaches accordion, guitar, and drums. He also collaborates with well-known musicians throughout the US. And Since September of 2020 he has been on a faculty of Elite Music Academy, where he teaches accordion and guitar.

In 2022 Roman Sheremet founded Sheremet School of Talents, which offers individual and group musical lessons.

Dr. Olena Haviuk-Sheremet

Founder, Piano teacher

Olena Haviuk-Sheremet graduated with Master's degree from Mykola Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy and received her Doctoral in Musical Arts from Temple University in Philadelphia.

Haviuk-Sheremet has performed as a soloist with an orchestra since she was just eight years old. She has also performed at numerous international festivals throughout Europe and the USA. At the age of 10, she won the first prize at the Vladimir Horowitz-Debut International Young Piano Competition (Kyiv, Ukraine) and since then she was a winner of numerous national and international competitions.

 Haviuk-Sheremet participated in several masterclasses with many famous professors, and she also had a privilege to collaborate with the prominent concert violinist Midori Goto.

Since 2020 Haviuk-Sheremet is a member of the American College of Musicians. Each Year her students take part in Guild Auditions and receive certificates.

In 2021 she defended her monograph "Perspectives on Richard Strauss's Early Compositions for Solo Piano" and recorded a CD with the composer's early piano solo compositions.

In 2022 Olena along with her husband Roman Sheremet founded Sheremet School of Talents, which offers individual and group music lessons.