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 in Tyler. Prior to this appointment she served as a full-time accompanist and instructor of class piano at Northwestern State University of Louisiana (2013-2016), Conservatory of Bratislava, Slovakia (2011-2012) and was an adjunct instructor/ collaborative pianist at Northwestern State University of Louisiana (2008-2011). Mrs. Daughtery earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music from the Northwestern State University of Louisiana as well as Master of Business Administration specializing in Human Resources Management from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Her teachers include prof. Juraj Masinda, prof. Peter Cerman, Dr. Mark Zeltser and Dr. Nikita Fitenko.
Mrs. Daughtery is a very active performer in east Texas and Louisiana, collaborating with professional as well as amateur musicians in the area. She premiered several pieces by Louisiana and Texas composers, mostly in collaboration with cellist Mr. Paul Christopher (NSULA). Mrs. Daughtery accompanies the Concert Chorale, Patriot Singers at UT Tyler and Cantori - Choral Artists of East Texas. She also collaborated with the Tyler Civic Chorale and served as a rehearsal accompanist for the East Texas Symphony Orchestra Chorus.