Instructors and Administration

Yelena Rader

Piano Instructor

Yelena RaderYelena Rader is a graduate of Kiev State Pedagogic University, with a Masters Degree in Piano and Voice Performance.


Yelena completed her Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from Kiev State Musical College in 1982, with a concentration in Piano Performance and Music Theory.  


A classical pianist and music teacher by training, Yelena was born in Kiev, Ukraine. At the age of 5 she decided to pursue piano as her chosen discipline and entered the Music School for Gifted Children in Kiev. When Yelena was 12 years old she won a silver medal in the Tchaikovsky competition.  


Yelena has been teaching for twenty years, and enjoys sharing her knowledge with all aspiring students.