Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

Tanya Gelman

Tanya Gelman

Piano Division

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Tatyana Gelman was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. She received her bachelor’s degree with honors in St. Petersburg and a master’s degree from the St. Petersburg Conservatory. She studied under the tutelage of G. Buze.

Following her musical studies, Mrs. Gelman participated in numerous chamber music concerts, including the festival “White Nights” in Russia.  She also taught piano at a music school.

After coming to the United States, Mrs. Gelman joined the Carnegie Mellon University Preparatory School faculty. Her students have won numerous awards in various piano competitions, including the World Piano Competition and the Westmoreland Young Artist’s Competition.