Cosmopolitan is truly descriptive of Lena Tufenkjian’s life. She grew up in Europe, began studying piano at the age of five—displaying rare talent—subsequently attending several French music conservatories in Paris, France. After graduating with a French and Music Baccalaureate, Lena moved with her family to the U.S. She attended California State University, Northridge and completed her Bachelors Degree Cum Laude in Music Composition. Her music awards include: the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and the Forum Music Festival (Gold and Silver recipient). Lena has stunning vocal abilities, which positioned her well as a Choral Director at schools in Long Beach, California for three years. She shares her time teaching music, working at Musicians Institute and writing an original musical theater work.