Elektra Schmidt is a pianist, teacher, curator and artist advocate originally from Athens, Greece.
She performs as solo artist and in chamber groups in Greece, France, the US and the United Kingdom and has had the good fortune to work with such visionaries as Marios Papadopoulos, Neil Immelman, Theodor Paraskeveku, the Ganev duo and others.
After graduating summa cum laude from the National Conservatory of her native Greece, Elektra pursued her post-graduate studies in Paris at the Schola Cantorum and the Conservatoire Raoul Pugno under the guidance of distinguished pianist Lilia Boyadjieva.
She received her master’s degree with First Prize and Distinction (Medaille d’Or avec les felicitations du jury).
Elektra is the founder of Artist Migration, an organization dedicated to the integration and mobility of international artists.
Elektra lives in San Francisco where she performs and maintains a studio practice.