Welcome!

“You don’t want to miss the next concert by the Long Island Piano Duo bringing out all the beauties of the music as well as the artistry of the performers.”
“Great Neck Record”,  New York

“Each one individually is superb and together they are a tremendous asset to the musical community.”
Elsi Levy, Chair of Music at Queens College, New York

mail@longislandpianoduo.com

Pianists Yelena and Vladimir Polezhayev met during their studies at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, Russia. After graduation they had successful  performing careers before they moved to the United States. In 2010 Yelena and Vladimir founded Concert Festival International Competitions. They have also enjoyed long careers as performers in USA and abroad as Long Island Piano Duo, as well as The Polezhayev Family Ensemble with their two sons Anton – violinist, and Simon – double bassist. 

Yelena Polezhayev – Pianist, Co-Founder and President of the Concert Festival.  Born in Moscow, Russia Yelena graduated from St. Petersburg Conservatory, and went on to a career as a performer and a collaborating artist, concertizing all over Russia and Europe. She has worked at both Central Music Schools of St. Petersburg and Moscow Conservatories. Upon settling in United States she continued her performing career as well as maintaining a large private teaching studio. 

Vladimir Polezhayev – Pianist, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Concert Festival. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Mr. Polezhayev graduated with the Honors Degree Diploma from St. Petersburg Conservatory. Later on Vladimir was appointed to the position of chief arranger and pianist of Moscow State Radio and TV Orchestra. He composed and orchestrated music for Russia’s biggest music stars for the major performances both in Russia and abroad. Vladimir is a published Composer, Arranger, Music Director and Conductor of the Concert Festival Orchestra.


Awards

The Polezhayev Family received a Celebration of the Arts Recognition Award from the Town of Oyster Bay Arts Council. This award is being given in recognition for the outstanding contribution Vladimir, Yelena, Anton and Simon have made to the Arts in the Town of Oyster Bay.


Steinway Educational Partner Certificate


Town Of Babylon Award


Past Concerts


July 6, 2021 The Amsterdam at Harborsite
September 8, 2019 Sachem Library
June 2, 2019 Long Beach Public Library
May 28, 2019 The Amsterdam at Harborside
April 14, 2019 Massapequa Public Library
June 10, 2018 Jericho Public Library
June 4, 2017 Jericho Public Library
April 9, 2017 Long Beach Library
February 26, 2017 Great Neck House
February 19, 2017 Locust Valley Library
January 15, 2017 Lutheran Church, Mineola
August 28, 2016 Kislak Center
August 10, 2016 Berkshire Hills Emanuel
August 6, 2016 Syosset Library
June 12, 2016 Kislak Center
June 5, 2016 Sachem Public Library
May 15, 2016 Jericho Public Library
December 20, 2015 Long Beach Library
October 10, 2015 Plainview-Old Bethpage PL
June 9, 2015 The Amsterdam at Harborside
June 7, 2015 Sachem Public Library
May 17, 2015 Jericho Public Library
January 17, 2015 Locust Valley Library
December 21, 2014 Connetquot PL
September 21, 2014 Cold Spring Harbor PL
September 18, 2014 Bethpage PL
August 26, 2014 Kislak Adult Center
August 18, 2014 Berkshire Hills Emanuel Camp
August 9, 2014 Syosset Public Library
Jun, 2014 Sachem Public Library
June 14, 2014 West Babylon Public Library
May 17, 2014 Liederkranz Foundation
April 13, 2014 Long Beach Public Library
March 16, 2014  Jericho Public Library
March 1, 2014 Anton Polezhayev, JFK HS
October 27, 2013 Connetquot Public Library
October 19, 2013 Faust Harrison Pianos
September 29, 2013 Freeport Memorial Library
July 14, 2013 Morgan Park, Glen Cove NY
July 14, 2013 Camp Berkshire Hills Emmanuel
July 4, 2013 Circle Lodge Camp
June 9, 2013 West Islip Library
June 2, 2013 Sachem Public Library
April 28, 2013 Long Beach Public Library
April 14, 2013 Harborfields Public Library
April 21, 2013 Half Hollow Hills Library
March 10, 2013 Jericho Public Library
January 16, 2013 The Clubhouse at The Greens
December 4, 2012 Bethpage Library
November 18, 2012 North Merrick Library
October 13, 2012 North Shore Library
September 9, 2012 Bay Terrace Jewish Center
August 25, 2012 Syosset Public Library
August 19, 2012 Morgan Park, Glen Cove NY
June-August, 2012 Vacation Centers NY CT PA
June 3, 2012 Great Neck House
May 6, 2012 Sachem Public Library
April 29, 2012 St. John’s Lutheran Church
March 4, 2012 Long Beach Public Library
February 26, 2012 Connetquot Public Library
February 25, 2012 Plainview  Public Library
January 22, 2012 South Huntington Library
December 4, 2011 Puffin Cultural Forum
November 20, 2011 Jericho Public Library


November 6, 2011 Locust Valley Public Library
November 5, 2011 Syosset Public Library
October 16, 2011 Reverhead Free Library
July 9, 2011 Circle Lodge Camp
July 7, 2011 Block & Hexter Center
June 8, 2011 The Clubhouse at The Greens
April 10, 2011 Jericho Public Library
March 13, 2011 NYIT Old Westbury NY
November 21, 2010 Anton at Tilles Center
November 21, 2010 St. Mel Church, Flushing
August 29, 2010 Block & Hexter Center
July 10, 2010 Syosset Public Library
June 13, 2010 Longwood Public Library
June 6, 2010 Puffin Cultural Forum
May 29, 2010 West Babylon Public Library
May 16, 2010 Manhasset Public Library
May 2, 2010 Jericho Public Library
April 18, 2010 Connetquot Public Library
March 28, 2010 Salten Hall NYIT
February 7, 2010 Manhasset Library
January 31, 2010 Sachem Library
January 24, 2010 North Shore Library
January 10, 2010 Half Hollow Hills Library
December 20, 2009 Great Neck House
November 29, 2009 Long Beach Library
November 15, 2009 South Huntington PL
November 8, 2009 Plainview-Old Bethpage PL
October 25, 2009 West Hempstead PL
October 18, 2009 Harborfields PL, Greenlawn
October 11, 2009 Angela’s House, Setauket NY
August 1, 2009  Sainte-Adele, Canada
July 23, 2009 Block & Hexter, Pointelle PA
July 22, 2009 Workmen’s Circle, Hopewell, NY
July 11, 2009 Morgan Park, Glen Cove NY
June-August 2009-2011 Vacation Centers
May 3, 2009 Salten Hall NYIT, Westbury
April 22 & 23, 2009, Cedar City, Utah
April 19, 2009  S. Pasadena Public Library, CA
April 12, May 19,July 9,2009 Isabella Freedman
April 8, 2009 Massapequa Womens Club
April 5, 2009 M’Yad L’Yad Benefit Concert
March 29, 2009 Sachem Public Library
March 22, 2009 Connetquot Public Library
March 22, 2009 Adelphi University
March 15, 2009 Great Neck Library Recital
February 22, 2009 Patchogue – Medford PL
January 25, 2009 Mastics-Moriches-Shirley PL
January 11, 2009 Northport Public Library
January 4, 2009 Half Hollow Hills Library
November 16, 2008  Longwood Public Library
November 9, 2008 West Hempstead Library
November 8, 2008  Syosset Public Library
October 25, 2008 Cold Spring Harbor Library
October 12, 2008 Great Neck House
October 5, 2008  Long Beach Public Library
September 14, 2008 Jericho Public Library
September 7, 2008 Hospice Fund Raising
September 6, 2008 Morgan Park, Glen ove NY
August 14 & July 19, 2008 Block & Hexter
July 10, 2008 Isabella Freedman Jewish Center
July 8 & June C23, 2008 Kislak Adult Center
July 7, 2008 Workmen’s Circle,Sylvan Lake
May 18, 2008  North Shore Public Library
May 17, 2008 Syosset Public Library
April 26, 2008 West Babylon Public Library
April 6, 2008 Harborfields Public Library
March 30, 2008 Connetquot Public Library
March 23, 2008 Carnegie Hall with-Mari Rossi
March 9, 2008 Salten Hall NYIT


February 3, 2008 Bayport / Blue Point PL
January 13, 2008 Half Hollow Hills Library
January 6, 2008 Sachem PL
November 3, 2007 Queens Flushing PL
October 28, 2007 Plainview – Old Bethpage PL
October 21, 2007 Patchogue – Medford PL
October 7, 2007 Jericho Public Library
July 28, 2007 Workmen’s Circle, Sylvan Lake
July 7, 2007 Block & Hexter Vocation Center
May 6, 2007 Half Hollow Hills Community Library
April 15, 2007 Manhasset Public Library
March 25, 2007 Harborfields Public Library
March 18, 2007 Connetquot Public Library
March 11, 2007 Salten Hall, NYIT
March 4, 2007 JCC at Temple Israel, NY
February 25, 2007 North Shore Public Library
February 18, 2007 Riverhead Free Public Library
February 11, 2007 Longwood Public Library
February 4, 2007 Farmingdale Public Library
January 31, 2007 Peterson Hall, Montreal,Canada
January 29, 2007 NationalLibrary,Canada
December 2, 2006 Paul D.Schreiber High School
November 26, 2006 Sachem Public Library
November 19, 2006 Brooklyn Public Library
November 12, 2006 Locust Valley Public Library
11-6-2006 Woman’s Club, Great Neck NY
October 29, 2006 Freeport Memorial Library
October 22, 2006 Manhasset PL 
September 24, 2006 Flushing PL
August 17, 2006 Workmen’s Circle, Sylvan Lake
July 15, 2006 Bore-Art Fest Nomininque, Canada
July 12, 2006 National Library Ottawa, Canada
July 9, 2006 Morgan Park Summer Festival
June 4, 2006 The Rockville Centre PL
May 21, 2006 Port Washington PL
April 9, 2006 Massapequa PL
April 2, 2006 Merrick PL
March 12, 2006 Salten Hall, NYIT
February 5, 2006 Jericho Public Library
January 29, 2006 Bayport / Blue Point Library
January 22, 2006 Harborfields PL
January 15, 2006 Half Hollow Hills Library
January 8, 2006 Farmingdale PL
December 11, 2005 Riverhead Public Library
November 24, 2005 Temple Judea, Massapequa
November 6, 2005 JCC Temple Israel, Lawrence
September 20, 2005 Samuel Field/Bay Terrace
05-15-2005  NYIT Salten Hall, NY
04-02-2005  Landmark, Port Washington
02-13-2005  South Huntington Library
11-10-2004  Brookhaven National Laboratory
11-07-2004  Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library
10-10-2004  Manhasset Public Library
07-28-2004  Synagogue, Koln, Germany
07-18-2004  Morgan Park Summer Festival NY
05-16-2004  NYIT Salten Hall, NY
01-25-2004  LeFrak Hall, Queens College
01-11-2004  Reformed Church Of  Locust Valley
07-19-2003  Museo Evaristo Valle, Gijon, Spain
St. Patrick Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz NY
Great Neck House, Great Neck NY
Reagan Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA
Merkin Hall, Carnegie Hall, Hofstra University, NY