Russian born pianist Ksenia Leletkina enjoys a vigorous career as a vocal coach, specializing in Russian diction and repertoire. She has developed a course on Russian Lyric Diction for singers which she has taught at various institutions, as well as given numerous masterclasses and workshops in the US and abroad. Ms. Leletkina has an exclusive contract with Leyerle Publication as an author of transliterations and translations of Russian vocal literature. She co-authored an Anthology of Russian Song with Benton Hess, and currently working on the next of the series of Libretti of Russian Operas.
Ms. Leletkina is a Principal Coach and Assistant Conductor at Palm Beach Opera. She previously was engaged as a coach at Eastman School of Music, Opera Naples, The Renata Scotto Opera Program, summer programs Si Parla, Si Canta and Villa Nigra Opera Festival in Miasino, Italy.
Among Ms. Leletkina’s collaborators are Nicole Cabell, Michael Fabiano, Karita Mattila, Chris Merritt, and Jennifer Rowley.
Ms. Leletkina holds Master’s Degrees in Piano Performance and Collaborative Piano from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Doctor of Music in Accompanying and Chamber Music from the Eastman School of Music.