Pianist, music theorist, and educator Elif Sinan, who was born into a musician family, began
playing the piano at the age of six. She performed in polyphonic choirs for many years, both as
a chorist and soloist. The conservatory was the next step in her successful career as a
musician. She attended quite a number of international masterclasses as the years progressed.
She performed with orchestras as a soloist and gave so many recitals.
During the years, she entered international competitions, where she won awards in countries including Germany,
Sweden, Spain, and Georgia. Following these events, some of the world's renowned artists extended invites for her to study under them. She thereafter enrolled in and completed an undergraduate degree in honors at New Jersey City University. After she moved to the United States, she continued attending competitions and performed at Carnegie Hall. For her master’s
degree, she got accepted by the Manhattan School of Music and Boston Conservatory at
Elif earned her master's degree from New Jersey City University, where she also
worked as a teaching assistant in the fields of piano, harmony, and ear training. She has been actively teaching students in piano and music theory lessons since 2017. Her students' ages vary from four to thirty-two. Also, she is a competition coach for students who are willing to attend music competitions. For the benefit of her students, she combines the best of music-teaching concepts from Russia, Europe, and America's music teaching philosophies.
According to Elif Sinan, a teacher's fundamental responsibility is to instill a genuine passion for
the instrument in her students and patiently maintain a consistent routine of practice and