An active performer and vocal coach in Central Minnesota, Jenya Trubnikava was born in Grodno, Belarus and moved to the United States in 2006.
As a recitalist, Ms. Trubnikava has appeared with the musicians from the rosters of the Minnesota Orchestra, Minnesota Opera, National Opera and Ballet of Belarus, Zurich University of Arts, University of Minnesota, St. Cloud State University, St. Johns University and Twin Cities Voice Academy. Her recent participation list as collaborative pianist/coach includes Minnesota Opera, Mill City Summer Opera, The Museum of Russian Art, Schubert Club Courtroom Series, Classical Singer Magazine Competition Russian Seasons in Minnesota, and Minnesota Orchestra Chamber Music Series. Since 2007 she serves as the principal pianist with the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Trubnikava has coached with and accompanied the masterclasses of many accomplished artists including Donna Brunsma; Anne Epperson; Margo Garrett; Andrea Huber; John Largess; Deen Larsen; and Rohan de Saram among others. She is also engaged as the Russian repertoire vocal coach at the Minnesota Opera Resident Artists Program.
Jenya holds her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Piano Performance from Belarus State Academy of Music, with the additional postgraduate study with Martin Christ at the University of Arts in Zurich, Switzerland. She is currently pursuing her Doctoral Degree in Collaborative Piano and Coaching at the University of Minnesota with Timothy Lovelace, serves as adjunct piano professor at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, and is a sought-after vocal coach in the Twin Cities.