Irina Tseitlin Studied at the Moscow Central Music School for Exceptionally Gifted Children and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Yuri Yankelevich and Leonid Kogan. Upon graduating she joined the faculty at the College of Moscow Conservatory. She has won top prizes in the Queen Elisabeth Competition and the ARD Bayerische Rundfunk International Competition.
In 1980 Ms Tseitlin was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the arts and made her NY debut at Alice Tully Hall. She has appeared with the Montreal Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Liege Philharmonic and the San Diego Symphony among others. She has toured the world performing and has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Duchesne and CAMUS and in 1985 she was awarded the Zzymanovski Prize for her performances and recordings of Karol Szymanovski’s music. Ms Tseitlin has a passion for teaching as has taught at the California Institute of Music in San Diego with many of her students winning top prizes.