Alla Kuznetsov received her musical training in Minsk, Belarus (in the former Soviet Union), where she graduated from the Conservatory and became a laureate of the Republican Piano Performers Competition. In her native country Alla has performed as soloist, chamber musician and accompanist, and was a member of the faculty of the Minsk Central Music School. Since emigrating to the United States in 1992, she has been a member of the piano faculty of the Community Education Division of the Eastman School of Music. She joined the Nazareth College Preparatory Division in the fall of 2001. Alla is a very active and respected performer here in Rochester, where she has appeared in the Eastman School Summer Concert Series, Eastman at Washington Square, the Christ Clarion Chamber Series, the Salem Concert Series, the Fortissimo concert series, and the largely Ludwig Chamber Music series. Her students have won prizes in several competitions, both local and national, and have appeared in performance with local orchestras, including the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.