UT Tyler


Elena Daughtery

Title: Collaborative Pianist
Department: Music
Building: FAC 1017
Email: edaughtery@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.7425


  • 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. Nikita Fitenko.

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.

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