Yelena Balabanova

Yelena Balabanova


Yelena Balabanova, a native of Moscow, Russia, is one of only 6 Steinway Classical Artists in our state. She is an acclaimed soloist and is widely recognized for her extensive repertoire, original interpretations, and innovative programs. Among Yelena’s many credentials, she holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree, is a sought-after clinician on healthy technique and artistry, and received a Recognition Certificate from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. Her solo performances were named to the list of Top Ten Events to See in Bellevue and Seattle in 2013 and 2014. Yelena’s performances are featured on 10 CDs.

Yelena is a founder of International Conservatory Studio, North Sound Federated Music Club, an artistic coordinator of Soli Deo Gloria concert series, and a member of the Board of Chopin Foundation Northwest. For more information, visit

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