was born in Riga (Latvia), attended the Music High School and then the Music Academy in Riga, where she majored in piano and harpsichord. During this time she won the 1st prize at various international piano competitions, including the "Concours Musical de France Ginette Gaubert" and at the "Concours International de Piano Maryse Cheilan" in France.
From 2002 she studied with Rudolf Buchbinder in Basel, where she completed her concert diploma with distinction.
Since 2010 she has been a lecturer at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel. Elina Gotsouliak appears increasingly as a concert pianist and chamber musician as a soloist with various orchestras and as a chamber music partner of artists such as Felix Renggli, Sergio Azzolini, Gustavo Nunes, Emanuel Abbühl, François Benda in Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Slovenia, Cyprus, Latvia and Brazil.
She is a regular guest at various international music festivals and concert series, including Swiss Chamber Concerts (Switzerland), Musica Viva , Schleswig Holstein Music Festival , Crescendo Festival in Berlin (Germany), "J. S. Bach International Chamber Music Festival" (Latvia), International Summer Academy in Payerbach and Music Forum Viktring (Austria), Beregneria Festival (Züpern), Ljubljana Festival (Slovenia), Allegro Festival Guimarães (Portugal).
Her solo CD with the late works of Frédéric Chopin, which was received with the highest praise by the music press, as well as a chamber music CD with works by Robert and Clara Schumann.