Eleena Gelfgatt

Eleena’s musical journey began at a very early age. She started to study piano at the age 5. She comes from a very musical family. Her grandfather was an opera conductor and grandmother – a renowned piano teacher. Both of her parents are musicians as well.

Eleena has earned her Master Degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at the National Music Academy in Kiev, Ukraine.

During her studies and after graduation she performed extensively throughout Europe as a pianist and a chamber music performer.

Eleena is an award winning pianist. In 2002 she was honored to receive the National Stravinsky’s Award in piano performance in Ukraine. In 2013 she performed a solo recital in Jerusalem, Israel and was granted a National award.

In the US Eleena teaches a wide variety of pupils of all ages and levels. She is a music educator with a positive and encouraging teaching style. She recognizes that every student is unique and adapts her teaching methods and materials to fit each student.

She continues to perform solo recitals, accompaniment and actively participates in various community events.