Luba Vasilyeva was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. At the age of six, she was enrolled in the Rachmaninoff Music School of Arts, where she started to study piano with some of the premiere music maestros in the Soviet Union. After successful completion of music school, Luba continued her study at the Mussorgsky School under the guidance of the well known teacher, Lubov Pevzner. She received her Bachelor degree with Honors in piano. At the same time, Luba’s music career started to grow, and she performed her solo recital at the Great Philharmonic Hall, as well as participated in numerous master classes with Natalia Trull and Tatiana Kravchenko. Upon earning her degree, Luba was accepted into the prestigious St. Petersburg Conservatory, where she earned her Master’s degree, with honors. She had the privilege of working and studying under the leadership of Vasily Kalmykov, who was one of the advocates for the preservation of the Russian musical traditions. During her years in the Conservatory, Luba performed a series of solo piano recitals, as well as took part in the Chamber Ensembles. Mrs. Vasilyeva also has extensive experience as a teacher of piano for people of all ages and musical backgrounds, in particular serving for many years on the faculties of the Mussorgsky School of Music and the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. In 1999, her family and she immigrated to the United States. Mrs. Vasilyeva is a concert pianist and chamber musician, with a number of solo performances in the Millburn Library, Hinman Hall (West Caldwell, NJ), Four Seasons (Westwood, NJ),Steinway Hall(NY),City College(NY), East Brunswick Art Center. Luba has participated in master classes with J.Kalichstein, S.Bernstein, and is a former student of Elena Tatulyan. Mrs. Vasilyeva currently has her piano studio in Livingston NJ.