Natasha Zaitseff-Zeltser—Piano; Natasha Zaitseff graduated from The Moscow Conservatory with a master’s degree in music performance, musical theater/operetta and pedagogy, with a concentration in piano. While attending the Conservatory, she was awarded a Diploma of Excellence, placed first in the Scriabin Competition, and won first prize for interpretation of Bartok’s music. Ms. Zaitseff has appeared in recitals, chamber music programs, and festivals throughout the former Soviet Union as well as internationally, including the Quebec International Festival. Ms. Zaitseff is a former faculty member of the School for Strings, Thurnauer School of Music, and the Dwight School, where she was the head of the music department. In addition to teaching group classes and private lessons at Lucy Moses School, she also teaches at Lycée Français de New York and Third Street Music School.