Jelena recently completed her DMA in Piano Performance, with a minor in organ performance at The University of Utah School of Music in Salt Lake City. Her piano professor at The University of Utah was Dr. Vedrana Subotic, who is a valued pedagogue and performer in USA and abroad
Jelena’s performances in 2013 included master classes for concert pianist Nicholas Angelich, and cellist Steven Doan, Tesla Quartet, and Benowitz Quartet.
The following summer of 2015 Jelena was a participant and performer in the Prague piano workshop. In the summer of 2016, along with Zoltan Csiskos (cello) Jelena gave a chamber music recital at the World Piano Teacher's Conference in Novi Sad, Serbia.
Price Range: $40-100/hr
Jelena Cingara is an active performer and artist in US, Canada, and European countries such as Italy, and Czhech Republic. She has performed in concert venues such as: Libby Gardner, Dumke, Abravanel hall, and Kenley amphitheatre in Utah, as well as Arts and Letters Club, Walter Hall, and Ettore Mazzoleni Halls in Toronto. She has played in masterclasses for Nicholas Angelich (Virginia Classics), Rebecca Penneys (Eastman School of Music), Dr. Joel Hastings (Florida State University), and Steven Doane (Eastman School of Music) just to name a few. As a collaborative and chamber musician she has played recitals in Italy, Serbia, US and Canada, and for masterclasses for famous quartets such as: The Bennewitz, Faure, Doric as well as Philip Seltzer from the Emerson Quartet.
Jelena is a prize winner in festivals such as Kiwanis, Peel, and Davenport in Toronto, as well as third prize winner in small ensemble/piano concerto competition at The University of Toledo. Jelena is a recent winner of American Protege Competition (2nd prize) in chamber music, and will be performing in Carnegie Hall on May 26 at 7:30 pm. She is a recipient of numerous scholarships/assistanships, various times Dean's travel grants. She is currently an active performer/collaborative artist in Toronto, in the US, and Europe. Upcoming events include performances in Gallery 345, and La Balie, France. Jelena Cingara's CD Marko Tajcevic Seven Balkan Dances/Josip Slavenski Piano Sonata Op.4 is now available on CDBaby, (link hidden), iTunes, Waterloo Records, Spotify, Geezer, and other places!
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