Elena Peres


Elena Peres, a winner of the Artist International Competition, made her Carnegie Hall début in October 2001. She has performed solo and chamber music recitals in USA, Japan, Israel, Ukraine, France, Italy and Germany. She has served as a Concertmaster of the Rutgers Symphony, Manhattan School of Music Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Sinfonia and Raritana Baroque Orchestra…

She has also appeared with the Princeton Symphony, Philadelphia Virtuosi Orchestra, Key West Symphony, Greenwich Symphony and New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Peres has appeared with jazz bands of the famous saxophonist David Sanborn and the legendary R&B artist Ray Charles, playing with them at the Winter Garden of New York City and the White House in Washington D.C. Elena Peres holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from Rutgers University and Masters in Orchestral Performance from the Manhattan School of Music. She studied with Glenn Dicterow and Arnold Steinhardt, and was a recipient of the graduate fellowships and merit awards in both schools. Her early training was with Jefim Scholnik in Kiev Music School and later with Ariana Bronne at MSM. Currently, Elena Peres is an orchestra director at the Roosevelt Middle School and the West Orange High School.