Natasha Zaitseff graduated from The Moscow Conservatory with a master’s degree in music performance and pedagogy, with a concentration in piano. While at the Conservatory, she was awarded a Diploma of Excellence, placed first in the Scriabin Competition, and won first prize for the interpretation of Bartok’s music. Ms. Zaitseff has appeared in recitals, chamber music programs, and festivals throughout the former Soviet Union as well as internationally, including at the Quebec International Festival. Before coming to Third Street music School Ms. Zaitseff was Dwight School Head of Music and Music Director also teaching International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
Ms. Zaitseff was a member of the piano faculty of the School for Strings, and Thurnauer School of Music. She continues to teach piano at Lycee Francais de New York and Lucy Moses School of Music.