Honored Artist of Russia.
Professor of Moscow State Conservatory named after P.I. Tchaikovsky.
Professor of Central Music School for gifted children.
Elena Ilinskaya frequently gives master classes in Russia and abroad and takes a position on the jury panels at various national and international competitions.
Elena was a student of M.P. Mchedelov, graduated from Moscow State Conservatory (Bachelor and Masters degree) and studied there under guidance of famous Soviet harpist Vera Dulova. Ilinskaya herself representer Soviet harp school at International Harp week in Holland.
She is an experienced orchestra musician and for many years worked in Moscow State Symphony Orchestra under Pavel Kogan. During her career Ilinskaya closely cooperated with leading Symphonic and Chamber orchestras in Russia and abroad: Moscow State Philharmonic Orchestra, Tchaikovsky State Symphony orchestra, National Philharmonic of Russia and Russian State Chamber Orchestra.
Elena Ilinskaya played under world famous conductors such as D. Kitaenko, V. Fedoseev, V. Spivakov, M. Pletnev, A. Lazarev, V. Polyansky, K. Orbelyan. And also took part at concerts and recordings with well known soloists : D. Khvorostovsky, R. Fleming, Sumi Cho, J. Kaufman and others.
During her career Elena Ilinskaya successfully combines working at Symphony Orchestra and teaching career. Her students are laureates of National and International competitions and soloists of leading orchestras in Russia and Europe.