Dr. Elena Zamolodchikova holds degrees from the Juilliard School and the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. As a performer, she specializes in historical keyboards and received her doctorate in harpsichord at Stony Brook University. Dr. Zamolodchikova has performed in Russia, the U.S., Italy, Germany, and Norway, under the direction of such prominent early music specialists as William Christie, Christopher Hogwood, Monica Huggett, Nicholas McGegan, and participated in the concerts alongside Alexei Lyubimov, Zvi Meniker and Pierre Hantai. She performed in the first Moscow concert of Le Devin du Village, played in the first Zuckermann Harpsichords Music Festival, and recorded El Puente de las Almas, a new two-harpsichord work by Jose Bevia. She has recorded Ottavino Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances with Chamber Orchestra of New York on NAXOS label. Dr. Zamolodchikova served as artist in residence and action technician at Zuckermann Harpsichords International and organist/pianist at First Congregational Church, Westbrook, CT. She has appeared regularly at Salt Marsh Opera productions as both pianist and harpsichordist. Dr. Zamolodchikova has been teaching piano for 15 years, and previous to joining New Tampa Piano and Pedagogy Academy, she was piano instructor at the Calvary Music School in Stonington and the Thames Valley Music School in New London, CT.