Title: Collaborative Pianist
Building: FAC 1017
- Master of Business Administration, Louisiana State University, 2016
- Master of Music in Piano Performance, Northwestern State University, 2007
- Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, Cum Laude, Northwestern State University, 2005
ELENA DAUGHTERY, originally from the Czech Republic, is a collaborative pianist at
the University of Texas at Tyler. Prior to this appointment she served as an accompanist
and class piano instructor at Northwestern State University of Louisiana (2013-2016),
accompanist at the Conservatory of Bratislava, Slovakia (2011-2012) and was an adjunct
instructor and collaborative pianist at Northwestern State University of Louisiana
(2008-2011). Mrs. Daughtery earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music from
Northwestern State University of Louisiana as well as a Master Degree in Business
Administration from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Her piano professors
include Professor Juraj Masinda, Professor Peter Cerman, Dr. Mark Zeltser and Dr.
Mrs. Daughtery is a very active pianist collaborating with students, faculty and guests. She premiered several pieces by Louisiana composers in collaboration with Mr. Paul Christopher (cello). Together they performed in concerts, conferences and festivals at several major universities in Nebraska, Kansas, Tennessee, and Louisiana. Mrs. Daughtery has served as an accompanist for the NSULA concert choir and Women's Chorus. She also performed as a member of the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony, Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Band.