Ellen Youssefian received her Bachelor of Music in performance and Bachelor of Music Education from Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music. She received an International Rotary Foundation Scholarship for advanced studies in Würzburg, West Germany, completing her diploma at the Hochschule für Musik, Würzburg.
After three additional years of study in Vienna, Austria at the Hochschule für Musik and the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien, she made her way to Philadelphia. She completed her Master’s Degree in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy at Temple University.
Ms. Youssefian has extensive performance experience as a soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist. Performances include the premier of a Piano Suite dedicated to her by composer Paul Miller.
She has performed locally at the Academy of Music Ballroom, Laurel Hill Mansion, Temple University, Settlement Music School, and Rutger’s University. Collaborations include concerts with musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra, Network for New Music, and the Wister Quartet. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Temple University and also teaches privately.