Alena is a graduate of the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatoire. She is a member of several ensembles orientated on jazz as well as classical music (A. Veretina Trio , Excualo Quintet, Classical Trio). She specialises in teaching small children, in lessons she combines classical methods with elements of improvisation and modern styles. She is a sought-after teacher, with more than ten years teaching experience. She has worked with ISMFA since 2011.