Stefanie Yeung

Associate Director

Stefanie Yeung is a former piano student of Elena Berman and current Associate Director of the Nelly Berman School of Music. Stefanie studied piano at Peabody Preparatory of the Johns Hopkins University under Dr. Yonghi Moon and at Tufts University under Katherine Chi. She graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in International Relations and Political Science and was awarded…

Elena Berman

Executive Director & President

B.A. University of Pennsylvania M.A. Temple University, Boyer College of Music, Piano Pedagogy & Performance Elena started studying piano at the age of five with her mother, Nelly Berman. At age seven, she was admitted to the Stolyarsky Professional Music School in Odessa, Ukraine, where she was a student of Professor Serafima Mogilevsky. Upon arrival to New Orleans, LA, she…

Nelly Berman

Late Founder and Director Emeritus

What do you do when you arrive in a foreign country with two kids, no job, and $17 to your name?  Well, if you happen to be an accomplished pianist with an endless passion for bringing the gift of music to all who want it, you do what Nelly Berman did: establish a music school. Born into a prominent family…