Born in Minsk in 1983, Konstantin Zelenin received his first violoncello lessons at the age of six. He graduated with distinction at the musical high school in Minsk with Prof. Evgeny Feschtschenko and Prof. Vladmir Perlin (awarding of the academic degree “Magister Artium”), as well as at the Moscow Conservatory with Prof. Natalia Schakhovskaya.
In 2009 he began his studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in the class of Univ.-Prof. Mag. Stefan Kropfitsch. In 2015 he completed his master's degree with Prof. Natalia Gutman at the MUK Private University in Vienna with “distinction”.
Konstantin Zelenin is a founding member of the Auner Quartet. Several CD productions, following publications on Ö1 and Radio Stephansdom. 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, as assistant to Prof. Perlin at the Music School and 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 plays an instrument made by an unknown Italian violin maker, ca.1820.