Elena Reznichenko was born in Smolensk. In 2004 she graduated from the Glinka Music College (Smolensk) where she studied the violin with Olga Zemliakova. She then graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory and completed her post-graduate course there at the class of Professor Maya Glezarova. Elena is a prize-winner of several Russian and International Music Competitions. In 2008-2011 she worked at the Russian State Academic Symphony Orchestra “Evgeny Svetlanov”. Since 2011 she has been a member of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia where she is the Assistant Concertmaster at present. She plays a Francesco Gobetti violin (early 18th Century).