Saint-Petersburg State Electrotechnical University Academic Choir (LETI)
The history of Saint-Petersburg State Electrotechnical University Academic Choir (LETI) counts more than 50 years and is rich of names, events and traditions. During last 16 years its art director and main conductor is Elena Kasyanova.
One of distinguishing features of LETI choir is singing a-capella – the highest form of choral singing. The choir performance mastery allows to develop the rich and complicated repertoire and to take part in various concerts, festivals and competitions, both in Russia and abroad.
There are first prizes at International competitions in the Czech Republic (Olomouc), Slovakia (Bratislava), Poland (Mendzyzdroe), Estonia (Tallinn) among the choir’s achievements during the last years.
Among the choir projects there are collaborative performances with Youth chamber choir of Saint-Petersburg, Era music band. LETI choir released and presented its first CD in State academic capella in 2014. Choir concert programs contain pieces of Russian sacred music, Russian and foreign classical music, folk songs, pieces of Saint-Petersburg composers and contemporary arrangements.
Elena Kasyanova graduated with honors from Saint-Petersburg Culture and Arts
State University (Academic choir department) in 2000. Since 1999 she is the art director and main conductor of LETI choir.