Elena Leontieva born in Moscow, USSR and studied music first there, later in Novosibirsk and Kiev at the Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music (or Kiev conservatory). Since 1971, while studying in Kiev conservatory she worked in a Music school as a piano teacher and after graduating with an Honor Diploma (Master Degree in Music) in 1974, she became a member of the Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music. In 1980 she moved to Minsk putting her career as a piano and accompanying professor. Since 1980 she prepared performing artists for National and International musical and vocal competitions. In 1989 Ms.Leontieva moved to the United States where she temporarily worked in Juilliard School; Royal Academy of Dance and in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Currently she lives in Las Vegas and continues to work as a music consultant for Poleon Classics, vocal and piano coach. Ms. Leontieva has more than 40 years of experience as a master piano teacher, musical collaborator and accompanist.
Specialties: Elena Vasilievna Leontieva (Russian: Елена Васильевна Леонтьевa) is a classical pianist specialized in the art form of lieder, particularly in the traditional Russian repertoire of such composers as César Cui, N.Rimsky-Korsakov, P.Tchaikovsky, S.Rachmaninoff, A.Gretchaninov.