Eleonora Tkach

Kiev, Ukraine


She graduated from Kiev State Conservatoire (now National Musical Academy of Ukraine), studied at the Russian Music and Pedagogical Institute named after Gnesiny, as well as at the P. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatoire. In 1979 she received PhD. in Pedagogical Science in Moscow Pedagogical State University.

Being a pianist-performer, she gave numerous recitals and concerts with orchestras. Her repertoire includes works by J. S. Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Schumann, Liszt, Schubert, Brahms, Debussy, Ravel, Skriabin, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Barber.

More than 45 years she teaches at the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P. Tchaikovsky on Special Piano department. Among her graduates are composers, accompanists and teachers of all levels of musical educational establishments (junior schools, colleges, conservatoires and academies) in different countries of the world (Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Czech Republic, Georgia, Israel, Mexico, Poland, Russia, USA and Ukraine). Many of her alumni became winners of regional, national and international competitions.

She is an expert in the fields of musical psychology, pedagogy and methodology of musical education, the author of more than 30 publications in the fields of musical psychology, musical and pedagogical diagnostics and development of abilities, optimization and perfection of musical education, development of creative and intellectual endowments of children, methodology of musical training. She made numerous presentations on musical psychology and pedagogics at the international and national conferences and forums (Athens, Funchal, Kiev, Moscow, Odessa, Paris, St. Petersburg, Tbilisi, Vienna etc.). She is a consulting professor of several high and secondary musical educational establishments in Austria, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia.

For the last 18 years she has been organising more then 100 musical and pedagogical events in different countries (festivals, forums, “Schools of Mastery”) based on a developed by her a comprehensive program. This program include educational seminars, lectures and master classes for teachers, competitions for children and youth, concerts, consultations for parents on upbringing and development of children talents. Since 1998 she is the President of the International Association “Art and Education in the XXI Century”, the founder and leader of “The International School of Music, Pedagogical and Performing Mastery” and the international competition for young performers “21th Century Art”.

Nataliia Turchenko

Kiev, Ukraine


Artist in the field of applied graphics. She graduated from the Kiev State Art Institute (Architectural Department). She was engaged in art designing of software. Cooperated with private TV-companies and advertising agencies as editor and artist designer of television programs as well as artist of information publications. Since 2003 she is director of programs organized by the International association “Art and Education in the XXI Century”. Since 2007 she is the Executive Director of the “Centre of Creative Initiatives” affiliated with this Association. She provides for computer and technical support for all the association’s programs. The author, compiler and designer of booklets, diplomas and other printed issues of the association.

Anna Gromovaia


Kiev, Ukraine – Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Executive officer of the Association “Art and Education in the XXI Century”.  She cooperates with the Association since 2009. She maintains an extensive correspondence with participants of Forums and the “Schools of Mastery” engaged in the technical preparation of our programs and booklets. She is an indispensable on-line manager. She graduated from the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P. Tchaikovsky. At present she performs with concerts in Dubai.  

Тatiana Petrenko

Moscow, Russia


She is an Associate-professor at the Special Piano Moscow State Institute of Music named after A. Schnitke, a teacher of piano at the Central Musical School affiliated with the Moscow State Conservatory named after P. Tchaikovsky. Graduated from Novosibirsk State Conservatory named after M. Glinka and assistants-probation course in the same Conservatory at the piano department. Conducts scientific and methodical seminars, master classes for students and teachers of music schools of the Ural, Russia, and abroad (Ukraine, South Korea, Denmark, Portugal, Austria), participates on the regional and international conferences. Her students have become the winners of regional, All-Russian and international competitions many times. Constantly works in the organizational committees and juries of piano competitions. She is plenipotentiary of the “Art and Education in the XXI Century” Association in Russia.