Lea Relkin studied piano from the age of eight with a teacher from the Marguerite-Long Academy until obtaining a first prize at the Claude Kahn competition, Superior level, in 2002. In parallel , Lea joined the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées in Paris and obtained her engineering degree in 2010. She now works at OptimData, a startup specialized in new technologies applied to the Industry. She is also part of the committee of the Association Les Amateurs virtuoses! as Secretary General and actively helps to organize the festival.