About the artist
Dr. Jelena Cingara is a pedagogue with over twenty years of piano teaching experience in USA and CANADA, who is offering PIANO LESSONS, PIANO ACCOMPANYING, PIANIST FOR A WEDDING TORONTO, and PIANO CONCERTS TORONTO, CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS TORONTO in NORTH YORK/GTA AREA! PIANO LESSONS are given to children and adults of all ages and levels. Students are prepared for Royal Conservatory Music exams, as well as recitals and competitions. Jelena's students have done excellent at RCM exams in the past, and have won competitions in the GTA area. Students also have an option of taking a more casual, piano for fun class.
Jelena Cingara is an active performer and artist in US, Canada, and European countries such as Italy, France, 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 solo and collaborative and chamber musician she has played recitals in Italy, France, 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 winner of American Protege Competition (2nd prize) in chamber music, and mad her debut in Carnegie Hall on May 26 at 7:30 pm. She is a recipient of numerous scholarships/assistanships, various times Dean's travel grants. Toronto events included performances in Gallery 345, and La Balie, France. This seasons’s performances include Heliconian Hall, as well as Dunbarton-Fairport United Church in Pickering. This concert will be televised by Serbian TV (OMNI) in Toronto.
Jelena has just recently received a travel grant from Canada Council of the Arts for La Balie, France for the Summer of 2019. Jelena’s CD’s are kept in the CBC music library, and can be heard on Iheart radio.
Jelena Cingara's CD Marko Tajcevic Seven Balkan Dances/Josip Slavenski Piano Sonata Op.4 is now available on CDBaby, amazon.com, iTunes, Waterloo Records, Spotify, Geezer, and other places! Jelena has just recently received a travel grant from Canada Council of the Arts for La Balie, France for the Summer of 2019. Jelena’s CD’s are kept in the CBC music library, and can be heard on Iheart radio.
Jelena has also taught PIANO MINORS at a University level in USA, and one of her piano students was consistently the one with the highest grade on his piano exams. She is currently a piano instructor at York University in North York, Ontario.
Why take PIANO LESSONS with just an ordinary piano TEACHERS, when you can reach new heights with Jelena:)
Jelena is also available for PIANIST FOR WEDDINGS IN TORONTO, PIANO ACCOMPANYING IN TORONTO, and PIANIST FOR EVENTS IN TORONTO! You can contact her to book:)
PRIVATE PIANO LESSONS IN TORONTO are offered in her private studio at home.
The location is 172 Kennard Avenue, North York (Dowsnview). The closest intersection is Sheppard/Allen Rd. Please call and sign up for piano lessons with this great young teacher now: 647 3323352 . Prices are: $50/hr, $25/half an hr, and $40/45 min lesson.
Under some circumstances she would consider coming to your home (if it's close to where she lives). Jelena also offers SKYPE piano lessons in Canada or other countries, if you are interested contact her!:)