BM, MM, DMA Dr. Velikina has performed on concert stages around the US and Europe, including the Kennedy Center, Mozart Zaal (Austria), Tessaloniki Concert Hall (Greece), National Palace of Culture (Bulgaria). She is a winner of the Catholic University of America concerto competition, and a recipient of numerous awards from Indiana University and the Catholic University of America. Her professional affiliations include the College Music Society, the Music Teacher’s National Association, and the National Guild of Piano Teachers. As an educator, Dr. Velikina loves to teach students of all ages and abilities. She has been teaching piano in the Washington DC area since 2001, and at Harmonia School of Music and Art since 2002. She has also served on the faculty of the Catholic University of America.