OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAElena has been teaching piano lessons for 30 years. She is expert at working with
students of all ages and skill levels. She works with adults as well. Her students
routinely win awards in the annual FGCU/Steinway Piano Young Artist Competition, the Southwest Florida Music Teachers Association Competition, the Naples Music Club Competition, as well as the Bach Ensemble’s Annual Bach Festival.  A listing of winners can be viewed in the Competitions tab above.
Playing piano since the age of six, Elena earned a bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, (the art and science of teaching). She went on to earn a master’s degree in Piano Pedagogy from The Moscow Music University.For the past ten years, Elena has held the position as Adjunct Professor of Music at Edison State College and has continually maintained a private piano studio at her home in Naples.
She is also member of the Florida State Music Teachers Association and the Naples Music Club and actively participates in concerts to benefit those organizations.  Each year Elena also plays for the Miami Ballet during auditions for their annual performance of the Nutcracker here in Naples.