Award winning pianist Elektra Schmidt performs as solo artist and in chamber groups in the United States as well as France, Greece, and the United Kingdom. She has had the good fortune to learn alongside 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.
She has collaborated with international festivals throughout the world including the San Francisco International Arts Festival, the Arundel Festival and Oxford Philomusica in the United Kingdom. She is a member of the jury of the United States Open Music Competition.
Elektra lives and teaches in San Francisco and London.
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With Adam Scow, violin and Lewis Patzner, cello
Franz Schubert Sonata D.959
With Karla Avila, clarinet.
Special thanks to Marco Rozzanno.
With Lewis Patzner, cello.