Is a graduate of St. Petersburg State Conservatory. From 1992 she teaches at the Faculty of Piano Accompaniment at the Conservatory. For many years she has been doing an intensive concert career as an accompanist and chamber pianist performing in Russia and abroad. Her repertory includes a large amount of chamber music and practically all repertory for voice. Elena Gaudasinskaya has received diplomas of special mention at All-Russian and International competitions, her most recent diploma of best accompanist at the Tchaikovsky Competition dates from 2002. In 2003 she became one of the organizers and artistic directors of the “Three Centuries of Classic Romance” competition and festival. She works with renowned partners such as People’s Artist of USSR Irina Bogacheva, People’s Artist of Russia Vladimir Chernov and also with many young and promising singers.