Native of Vladivostok Russia, Ksenia Leletkina-Stichman started attending music school at age six. While a student at the Vladivostok Music College, Ms. Leletkina-Stichman gave numerous recitals in her native city and around the Far East Region of Russia and South Korea. She also received a prestigious Scholarship of the Governor of Far East Region of Russia.

Ms. Leletkina is a prize-winner of several competitions including Minnesota Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition and International Competition for Young Musicians in Russia. She also appeared as the soloist with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra in Vladivostok, Russia, Grand Valley State University Symphony Orchestra, Grand Rapids Bach Festival Chamber orchestra, and Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra.

Ksenia Leletkina-Stichman holds a Master’s Degree in piano performance and collaborative piano from Cleveland Institute of Music where she studied with Antonio Pompa-Baldi and Anita Pontremoli and is currently working at her Doctorate Degree at the Eastman School of Music, studying with Jean Barr.

Ms. Leletkina-Stichman's debut CD “A Mild Fantasie” with trumpeter Richard Stoelzel was released in January 2009 on Albany Records.

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