Konstantin Zelenin started studying cello at the age of six in Minsk, Belarus, with Evgeny Feschtschenko and Vladmir Perlin, as well as at the Moscow Conservatory with Natalia Schakhovskaya.
In 2009 he began his studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in the class of Stefan Kropfitsch. In 2015 he completed his Master’s degree with Natalia Gutman at the MUK Private University in Vienna.
Konstantin Zelenin won the Ignaz Pleyel Prize with the chamber music group ATOUT and made guest appearances at the Vienna Musikverein. During his studies at MDW, he recorded several works in cooperation with ORF and the KlangPause project. He was also involved in the recording of several J. Haydn quartets at the Haydn Institute and Tokyo Music University.
In 2008 and 2009, before moving to Vienna, Konstantin Zelenin taught as a professor at the Belarusian Academy of Music and as assistant to Prof. Vladimir Perlin at the State Music School in Minsk. Konstantin Zelenin currently teaches at the Schubert Conservatory Vienna and works as a cello teacher at the Amadeus International School Vienna.
Konstantin Zelenin is a founding member of the Auner Quartet and plays an instrument made by an unknown Italian violin maker, ca.1820.