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Irina Petrik

American opera singer of Ukrainian origin (soprano). Voice professor at the College of Saint Rose in Upstate New York. Director of the Children’s Theater in Saratoga. Musical director with Saratoga Children’s Theatre and music director at Capital District School of Ukrainian Studies in Watervliet, New York. Guest soloist at the Opera Skagafjordur in Reykjavik at the Harpa National Concert Hall (Iceland), New York City Ballet and Orchestra, at the Opera Saratoga, Chicago Opera Theater, Syracuse Opera, Arizona Opera House, at the Hubbard Hall Opera Theater (Vermont), at Commonwealth Lyric Theater (Boston), San Francisco Lyric Opera, Mosaic Arts Opera, Proctors Theater in New York, Lowell House Opera at Harvard University, Pittsburgh Opera House, New

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York State Capitol.
She regularly collaborates with the Atlanta Folk Symphony Orchestra (Georgia, St.), Washington Symphony Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra.
She is regularly invited to participate in the United Nations Festival in New York, Montreal Ukrainian Festival, Denver Ukrainian Festival, at the New Year’s Ball in New York, in other creative projects and events.
In Ukraine, she collaborates with the Kiev National Academic Operetta’s Theater and the O-Fest International Music Festival. She is producer of the production of S.Gulak-Artyomovsky’s Ukrainian opera «Zaporozhian Cossack Beyond Danube» at the Bolshoi Theater of New York University in Albany in collaboration with Boston-based Commonwealth Lyric Theater and the «Zorepad» Ukrainian Dance Ensemble.
For contribution to the dissemination of Ukrainian musical culture in the United States she received recognition from the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America.
She released a solo disc dedicated to Ukrainian folk songs, entitled «Songs from the Heart».

Yulia Tkach

Honored Artist of Ukraine. Associate Professor of the Department of Choral Conducting at the Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine. Ph.D. in History of Arts. Artistic director and chief conductor of the Academic Choir of the National radio of Ukraine. Laureate of the M.Lysenko Prize. Member of the All-Ukrainian Musical Union. Member of the Coordinating Council of the All-Ukrainian Mykola Leontovych Music Society. Member and head of the jury of many All-Ukrainian and International art competitions. Member of the commissions of competitive auditions for professional choral groups in Kiev. Conductor-producer and author of cultural programs «Public: UА» with the participation of the Academic Choir of the National radio of Ukraine.

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Over the years of work with the Academic Choir of the National radio of Ukraine she have made more than 160 records in the fund (stock and broadcast) of the Ukrainian Radio. About 600 concert performances of the collective were held on the stages of Kiev, Ukraine, Europe, Africa. She actively popularizes national choral art in Ukraine and abroad: International festivals in Kiev, Lutsk, Zhitomir, Kirovograd, Chernigov; performances in the best concert halls in Europe and Africa; the philharmonic halls of Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Bialystok, the Ice Palace and St. Mary’s Church in Krakow, the amphitheaters and coliseums of El Jem, Carthage and others.

Dmitry Pritula

Honored Artist of Ukraine. Associate Professor of the Odessa National A.V.Nezhdanova Academy of Music. Chief Conductor of the Orchestra of the Academic Ensemble of Ukrainian Music, Song and Dance «Tchaika» of the Odessa Regional Philharmonic, created jointly with the artistic director of the ensemble – Yuriy Saakyants. The Academic Ensemble is the owner of the Grand Prix of the 6th National Competition of Folk Choreography named after Pavel Virsky.

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Dmitry Pritula hold a leader position (volinist) in Ensemble of Ukrainian Music, Song and Dance «Tchaika» of the Odessa Regional Philharmonic. He is also a composer and arranger. Jury member of many International and All-Ukrainian festivals.
On November 23, 2014 in the Odessa Regional Philharmonic there was held an anniversary evening of Dmitry Prytuly entitled «And the heart of the song has sprouted …» with the participation of the Academic Ensemble of Ukrainian Music, Song and Dance «Tchaika» of the Odessa Regional Philharmonic and also with the other leading collectives from Ukraine and abroad.

Natalia Gaponenko

Pianist, tutor-coach in working with opera and chamber singers.
Tutor-coach of soloists-singers at the WOK Warsaw Chamber Opera (since 2018). Tutor-coach of soloists-singers at the Baltic Opera (2018-2019). Tutor-coach of soloists-singers at the Wroclaw Opera (2015-2018).
She actively gives concerts in Europe. Takes part in many Polish and European opera productions, collaborating with such conductors as Jose Maria Florencio, Matteo Pagliari, Marcin Somplinsky, Pavel Pshetok, Piotr Borkowski, Piotr Sulkowski, Stefan Plevniak and many others.
She regularly collaborates with famous Polish artists, such as: Alexandra Kubas-Kruk, Edita Piasecka, Eva Traz, Joanna Moskovich, Irina Zhitinska, Anna Bernacka, Stanislav Kufluk, Tomasz Rak, Mariusz Godlewski, as well as foreign ones – Olga Bessmertnaya (Vienna Opera), Lyudmila Monastyrskaya (Metropolitan Opera), Olga Kulchitskaya (Zurich Opera) and others.
She takes an active part in numerous vocal workshops. Among others, the Salzburg Young Singers Project (2010), the Lindemann Young Artists Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera in New York (2012–2013) and others.

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She is actively invited to accompany many leading singers at numerous International competitions in Poland and in other countries of Europe and in the world. In 2019 she accompanied Ruslania Koval (soprano) at the XVI International Stanislav Moniuszko Competition in Warsaw – laureate of the IV prize.

Igor Okhrimenko

Honored Art Worker of Ukraine. Chief Choirmaster, Conductor and Arranger of the Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. For a long time he worked as a choirmaster of the National Choir Capella of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine «Golden Gate». He was a co-founder and choirmaster of the «Oriana» chamber choir.
Laureate of international choir competitions in Ireland, Norway, Bulgaria, Latvia. Participant of two Choir Olympiads – in Austria and in South Korea, where were won honorary places.
The author of choral works, created a large number of choral arrangements in different genres.
In 2017, together with the Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the State Border Guard Service

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of Ukraine, he took part in the concert «Welcomes Ukraine» at the Sloviansky Bazaar in Vitebsk.
Prize winner of the Emerald Lyre competition. Winner of the jubilee medal «5 years in the defense of the State Border».
Musical and public figure. He takes an active part in charitable actions dedicated to important state events, is in constant cooperation with public organizations, with the Ukrainian diaspora abroad, with the Association of Ukrainians and others.

Ulyana Makeeva

Concertmaster of the oboe group of the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Lviv National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Concertmaster of the oboe group of the National Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra (2013-2020). She worked in the orchestra of the Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, in the Academic Symphony Orchestra «Philharmonic» (Chernigiv), the Youth Academic Symphony Orchestra «Slobozhansky» (Kharkiv).
She performs in recitals and in collaboration with various orchestras both in Ukraine (Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, Kharkiv, Sumy, Poltava, Zhitomyr, Chernigiv) and in European countries.

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Laureate of international and All-Ukrainian competitions: named E. Koki (Chisinau, Moldova), «Blue Bird» (Simferopol), «Kharkiv Assemblies» (Kharkiv), competition of young performers named after D.Bida (Lviv), competition of performers named after V.Antonov (Kyiv).
For several years in a row she won a personal scholarship from the President of Ukraine, was a scholar of the V.E.Kushnarev’s fund and also the Renaissance Foundation.
She took part in master classes: of Professor of the Royal Academy of Music Oleksey Ogrinchuk (Great Britain), of the Professor of the Higher School of Arts Carsten Eckert (Bern, Switzerland), of the Professor Alfredo Bernardini (Italy).

Konstantin Rittel-Kobilyansky

Opera singer (baritone). He is a descendant of the great Ukrainian writer Olga Kobylyanskaya. His repertoire, in addition to the programs of classical vocal music, also contains the best works of European and American pop music. After a personal acquaintance with Mick Jagger («Rolling Stones») Konstantin performed his composition «Sympathy For The Devil» with great success at the international festival in Freiburg (Germany).
He has toured with concerts in Paris, Strasbourg, Colmar, Toulouse, Rome, Naples, Genoa, Amsterdam, Athens, Aachen, Berlin, Stuttgart, Munich, Cologne, Leipzig, Dusseldorf, Schwerin, Moscow, Lisbon, Porto, St. Madrid, Barcelona Petersburg, Chicago, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Brussels, Tel Aviv and other cities.
An important stage in his creative activity was the collaboration with Sir Peter Ustinov, with whom they worked together in Zurich on the creation of a concert program consisting of letters and romances by S.V.Rachmaninov. Also a special place in the singer’s career is held by a creative partnership with the famous Israeli pianist Ella Pasik.

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The singer’s repertoire includes the leading parts of the baritone: Don Giovanni («Don Giovanni» by W.A.Mozart), Count Almaviva («The Marriage of Figaro» by W.A.Mozart); Aeneas («Dido and Aeneas» by G.Purcell); Doctor Malatesta («Don Pasquale» by G.Donizetti), Heinrich («Lucia di Lammermoor» by G.Donizetti); Albert («Werther» by J.Massenet); Escamillo («Carmen» by J.Bizet); Peter («Hansel and Gretel» by E.Humperdinck); Prologue by Tonio («Pagliacci» by R.Leoncavallo); Wolfram («Tannhäuser» by R.Wagner), Dutchman («The Flying Dutchman» by R.Wagner); Eugene Onegin («Eugene Onegin» by P.Tchaikovsky); Aleko («Aleko» by S.Rachmaninov); Prince Igor («Prince Igor» by A.Borodin); Marcel («La Boheme» by G.Puccini), Scarpia («Tosca» by G.Puccini); Rodrigo («Don Carlos» by G.Verdi), Amonasro («Aida» by G.Verdi), Renato («Masquerade Ball» by G.Verdi), Germont («La Traviata» by G.Verdi), Count di Luna («Troubadour» by G.Verdi), Don Carlos («The Force of Destiny» by G.Verdi); Symphony No.14 by D.Shostakovich and other parts.
He is the first and only cultural figure of Ukraine to be awarded the one of the most prestigious music awards in the world – the Prize of the Cultural Foundation at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
Laureate of the International V.Zemler music prize (Paris, France). Laureate of the international prize «For the performance of the part of Escamillo» in the opera «Carmen» by J.Bizet (Germany). Laureate of the International «Big-E» Award for the performance of the main role of the Lord of Fire, as well as for the production and direction of the rock opera «Mystery», recognized in 2008 as the world’s best outdoor show («World Best Open Air Production-2008»), (Orlando, USA).
Chevalier of the Order of St.Sophia «For the talent and glory of Ukraine» (Ukraine). Laureate of the International prize «Person of the Year» in the category «Star Solo» (Ukraine) and many other prestigious international awards.

Elena Karandeeva

Honored Artist of Ukraine. Ballet soloist of the National Opera of Ukraine named after I. T.G. Shevchenko.
Associate Professor of the Faculty of Choreographic Arts, Kiev National University of Culture and Arts.
Choreographer-director of the TV show “Dancing with the Stars”, season 5, on the channel «1+1» (2018).
Jury member of the International Competition «Global Talent» (Dance & Circus Art) Kyiv ‘2020.
In her creative heritage of performing more than two dozen roles on the stage of the National Opera and Ballet Theatre. T.G. Shevchenko and other theatres of Ukraine. She has toured with the ballet of the National Opera of Ukraine in Japan, South Korea, Italy, France, Germany, Greece, Canada, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates and other countries of the world.

Maxim Apostolov

Honored Artist of Ukraine. Soloist of the the Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (since 2000). Soloist of the Honoured Academic Ensemble of Song and Dance of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Attended the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine (1996-2000). Soloist of the State Chamber Orchestra of Jazz Music named after Oleg Lundstrem (1992-1996). Soloist of the jazz-rock group «Prestige» (since 1990).
Laureate of the All-Union Contest of Variety Artists (1989).

Elena Sanzhara

Concertmaster of the double bass group in the Venus Symphony Orchestra (since 2014). Concertmaster of the double bass group at the ZPO Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra at the Ji Shou University of the Arts (since 2019). UHSO Ukrainian Honored Symphony Orchestra at the Zhangjiajie Theater (2018-2019).
Elena collaborated with the Kiev Women’s Chamber Orchestra (2006-2012), with the Symphony

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Orchestra of Kharkov Academic Theater of Musical Comedy (2005-2007), with the folk-rock group «GraFfika» (2002-2005).
Elena is an orchestra artist (double bass) who has been invited to symphony orchestras in Spain, Italy, Germany, China and other countries of the world.
She is actively acted in TV shows, serials in Ukraine and China. Also plays as an artist in the theater.

Alexander Malyshko

Soloist (baritone) and Head of the Opera Company of the Astrakhan State Opera and Ballet Theater (since 2011). Guest soloist of the Mariinsky Theater (since 2016). In 2016 at the Mariinsky Theater he sang the part of Andrei Bolkonsky in the premiere of Sergei Prokofiev’s opera «War and Peace» conducted by Valery Gergiev. During the XXIV «Stars of the White Nights» Music Festival he sang the parts of Andrei Bolkonsky and Eugene Onegin.
The singer’s repertoire includes the following parts: Andrei Bolkonsky («War and Peace» by of S.Prokofiev), Onegin («Eugene Onegin» by P.Tchaikovsky), Yeletsky («The Queen of Spades» by P.Tchaikovsky), Robert («Iolanta» by P.Tchaikovsky), Count di Luna («Trovatore» by G.Verdi), Marcel («La Boheme» by G.Puccini), Figaro («The Barber of Seville» by G.Rossini), Sharples («Madame Butterfly» by G.Puccini), Valentin («Faust» by Ch.Gounod) and others.
He actively tours in Spain, France, Belgium, Denmark and other countries of the world.

Inessa Poroshina

Soloist of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine (piano). She is actively involved in concerts in Ukraine, toured Poland, Armenia, Italy, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands and other countries of the world. Has performed piano concertos by Mozart, Grieg, Beethoven, Chopin and other composers with leading orchestras of Ukraine.
She has solo recordings in the fund of the Ukrainian Radio and Television, as well as recordings

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with many foreign and Ukrainian soloists and singers. At the invitation of the ESS.A.Y.RECORDING company, she recorded 6 solo CDs in New York – with piano miniatures by A. Lyadov and with all solo piano works by A. Dvorak (today this is the only project in the world).
She regularly participates in international festivals: «Clarinetissimo» (Belgium), «Chopin-fest» (Radomyshl) and others.

Andrey Litvinenko
Dancer, choreographer, director of classical and modern dance styles, director of acrobatic performances, stage combat director.
Soloist of the National Ballet of North Macedonia (2016-2020). Soloist of the Salzburg State Theater (2014-2016). Soloist at the Tyrolean State Theater in Innsbruck (2010-2014). Soloist at the Augsburg City Theater (2008-2010). Soloist in Peter Shaufus Ballet (2004-2008). Soloist at the National Opera of Ukraine (2000-2004).
Representing his skills as a ballet dancer in Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Czech Republic, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Tasmania, Denmark, Norway, Mexico, United Stats of America, Austria, Former Yugoslavian republic of Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, United Kingdom etc.
He was in touch with a world ballet stars dancers, teachers and choreographs like Peter Schaufuss (English National Ballet), Adam Luders (ABT), Isold Lendvej, Robert Conn (Stuttgart Ballet), Irzik Galili, Bridgite Breiner (Stuttgart Ballet), Gaetano Soto, Davide Bombane, Andre Gingra, Peter
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Breuer (Deutsche operam Rheim), Peter Andersen, Elizabet Clobourg (Royal DanishBallet), Vasily Medvedev, Natalia Horecna (NDT, Hamburg Ballet), Martino Muller (NDT, Stuttgart Ballet) etc.

His ballet dancer performances: «Raymonda», «Swan Lake», «The Nutcracker», «Sleeping Beauty», «Hamlet», «Man by the Sea», «Diana», «Andersen», «The Red Room», «Samson and Delilah», «Scheherazade», «Don Quixote», «Walpurgis Night», «Carmen», «Class Concert», «Carmina Burana», «Platform», «No Comments», «My Ottelo», «The Village on Fire», «Letters from Others», «Dark Nature», «Sweet, Sweet, Sweet», «Kansonni», «Multi Moons», «I-romour», «Alice in Wonderland», «Ultra Aggressive», «A Soldier’s Story», «Pulcinella», «Nights», «Pay», «Garald», «The King», «The Midnight Express», «Chippolino», «La Bayadère», «Romeo and Juliet», «Giselle», «Sylphide», «Petrushka», «The Night Before Christmas», «La-la-la», «Song over Song», «Georg Trakl», «Faust», «Beethoven», «This is Me», «Madame Butterfly», «Frida Kahlo», «Blues in the Rock», «Satisfaction», «Coco Myths», «The Fall», «Narnia» and others.
Tamara Kalinkina

Honored Artist of Ukraine. Leading soloist of the Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine (soprano). Soloist of the Kiev National Academic Operetta’s Theater (2004-2010). Guest soloist at Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa (Warsaw, Poland), National Opera of Macedonia (Skopje, Macedonia), Teatro San Carlo (Naples, Italy), Dubai Opera (United Arab Emirates), Teatro Amazonas (Manaus, Brazil), Teatro Sergio Cardoso (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and the others.
She conducts an active concert activity in Ukraine, Austria, Italy, Estonia, Brazil, Mexico, Algeria and other countries of the world.

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Her repertoire includes works by P. Tchaikovsky, M. Musorgsky, G. Verdi, G. Puccini, V. Mozart, A. Dvorak, J. Bizet, G. Rossini, R. Leoncavallo, C. Gounod, M. Lisenko, S. Gulak-Artemovsky, R. Strauss, I. Kalman and other composers.
Laureate of International competitions: named after Riccardo Zandonai (Italy) – 1st prize, named after N. Lysenko (Ukraine) – II Prize.
She took part in master classes: Mietta Sigele and Veriano Luchetti (Riva del Garda, Italy), Massimiliano Bullo (Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy), Angelo Capobianco (Verona, Italy), Nicoli Beller Carbone (Tuscany, Italy).

Victor Topol

Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine (since 2008). He is one of the co-founders of the Krivoy Rog youth creative center «Splav» (1985), «Experimental Creative Laboratory» (1986), «Museum of Ukrainian Contemporary Art» (1990), cultural and creative association «AЯ» (1991) and the first in Ukraine «Museum of Contemporary Art» (1992).

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Since 1990, together with Vyacheslav Strannik, he has been developing the «Rekiton» style (interacting with space).
Participant of more than 100 exhibitions: exhibition of Soviet-Polish posters – Honorable Mention Laureate (1984); exhibitions at the «Splav» Youth Center (1985-1999); All-Union exhibition of works by young artists «Youth of the Country» in Moscow, Manezh (1987); exhibition within the framework of the International Festival of Contemporary Art in Yaroslavl (1989); exhibition «Unknown Art» in Dnepropetrovsk (1990); exhibition in the Marble Palace (branch of the Russian Museum) in S.-Petersburg (1992); exhibition Art Fair in Kiev at the exhibition center «Ukrainian House» (1994); exhibition at the exhibition center «Ukrainian House» in Kiev (at the invitation of the State All-Ukrainian Directorate of Exhibitions (1994)); exhibition of the Union of Artists of Ukraine «Picturesque Ukraine» in Uzhgorod (1995); exhibition of the Union of Artists of Ukraine «Picturesque Ukraine» in Rivne (1996 ); the first in Ukraine exhibition in institutions for serving sentences of high security No.80 in Krivoy Rog (1998); exhibition in the municipal gallery in Lantoskie, France (2001); еxhibition of the Union of Artists of Ukraine «Picturesque Ukraine» in Donetsk (2002); еxhibition of the Union of Artists of Ukraine «Picturesque Ukraine» in Lviv (2003); еxhibition of the Union of Artists of Ukraine «Women of Ukraine – Artists» in Cherkasy (2003); еxhibition of the Union of Artists of Ukraine «Picturesque Ukraine» in Belaya Tserkov (2004); еxhibition of the Union of Artists of Ukraine «Women of Ukraine – Artists» in Kiev (2004); Personal exhibition in Tokyo, Japan (2006); exhibition of the Krivoy Rog branch of the Union of Artists of Ukraine in Kiev (2008); participation in the Kiev International Biennale of Graphics named after Yakutovich in Kiev (2008); All-Ukrainian art exhibition dedicated to the seventieth anniversary of the Union of Artists in Kiev (2008); The First All-Ukrainian Triennial of Abstract Art «ART-AKT» in Chernivtsi (2010).
The artist’s works are in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art (Krivoy Rog), in the Pinakothek of the exhibition center «Ukrainian House» (Kiev), in private collections in the USA, India, France, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine and many other countries.

Tetiana Miyus

Soloist (soprano) at «Opera Graz» (Austria) since 2015. Soloist at «Opera Graz» Studio (Austria) – 2012-2014. Guest soloist at Stadttheater (Hesse, Germany), Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden (Darmstadt, Germany).
She takes an active part in the performances of various festivals: Styriarte-Festival (Graz, Austria), International Gluck Festival (Nuremberg, Germany) and many others.
She actively collaborates with world renowned conductors and directors: Michael Hofstetter, Stefan Herheim and many others.
The singer’s repertoire includes the following operatic roles: Eurydice («Orpheus and Eurydice», G.V.Gluck), Fiordiligi («Così fan tutte», W.A.Mozart), Nannetta («Falstaff», G.Verdi), Musetta («La Boheme», G.Puccini), Pamina («The Magic Flute», W.A.Mozart), Gemmy («Wilhelm Tell», G.Rossini), Karolka («Enufa», L.Janacek), Lenion («Greek Passions», B.Martinu), Frasquita, Michaela («Carmen», J.Bizet), Atalanta («Xerxes», G.F.Handel), Tatiana («Eugene Onegin», P.Tchaikovsky), Suzanne («The Secret Suzanne», E.Wolf-Ferrari), Lisette («La rondine», G.Puccini), Donna Clara («Gnome», A. von Zemlinsky), Solveig in literary and musical

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composition («Peer Gynt», E.Grieg), Suzanne («Le nozze di Figaro», W.A.Mozart), Melisande («Arianna and Bluebeard», P.Duke), Corina («l viaggio a Reims», G.Rossini), Marzellin («Fidelio», L. van Beethoven), Xenia («Boris Godunov», M.Mussorgsky), Katya («The Passenger», M.Weinberg), Leila («Les pêcheurs de perles», J.Bizet).
Laureate of the International Vocal Competition named after Ferruccio Tagliavini (Austria) – 3rd Prize (2013).
Winner of the Austrian Music Theater Award 2018 for «Best Young Artist».
Scholarship holder of the Bayreuth Festival from Wagner Forumin Graz (Austria).
He regularly gives concerts in Austria and other European countries, where, in addition to opera and chamber works, he presents an extensive repertoire of sacred music. In 2015, together with the Graz Philharmonic Orchestra, she was invited to perform in Taiwan.
She took part in master classes: Helena Doese, Brigitte Fassbaender, Christa Ludwig and Professor Romualdo Savastano and the others.

Mikhail Shikula

Theater and film actor. Teacher at the Kiev National I.K.Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University. Acting teacher at the Kyiv Children’s Academy of Arts. For 14 years he served at the «Serebryanny Ostrov» Theater.
Roles in the theater: L.Gersh «Such free butterflies» (Donald Baker), M.Bulgakov «Morphine» (Sergei Polyakov), С.Goldoni «Cunning widow» (Count Di Bosco Nero), A.Ostrovsky «Profitable place» (Vasily Zhadov), T.Williams «The Tattooed Rose» (Alvero Manjakavallo) and others.
The filmography includes about forty works: «Dog-2, 3, 4», «Brother for Brother», «Precinct with DVRZ», «Love on Two Poles», «Sniffer-2», «Sashka», «Lyalya the Mongrel», «The legacy of lies», «Trace», «Cop wars», «Evidence», «Autopsy will show», «Midwife», «Immortelle» and others.

Elena Ponpon

Deputy Director and Music Teacher at Liberal Music and Arts School (Singapore). She has Masters Degree in Violin Performance and Musical Art, Bachelor degree in conducting, qualified as a Violin, Piano, Theory teacher and orchestra / ensemble performer. She worked in heart of Musicland Italy, USA, Canada.
She started learning the violin at the age of three and performed her first solo concert with Kyiv Chamber Orchestra of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine, only one year after beginning the violin.
She has collaborated as Soloist and a leader with numerous Symphony and Chamber orchestras all

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around the world.
She hold a leader position of the Kiev string quartet (since 2008) and had performed in many concerts in Europe, USA and Asia.
Elena Ponpon is a winner of International competitions.
As a music instructor, Olena Ponpon has good knowledge of many styles of music from classical, pop, jazz to folk, and is keen to impart to those students around the world who are willing to learn.

Yuri Evchuk

Soloist of the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers (bass). Soloist of the Kiev Municipal Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Youth (2008-2011).
He conducts an active concert activity, has toured in France, Poland, Switzerland, Finland, Israel, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Estonia, China and other countries.
Laureate of international competitions:
All-Ukrainian competition «New Names» – Grand Prix, (Kiev, Ukraine); XI International Festival-Competition. Mega project «Valley of the Arts» – Grand Prix (Balaton, Hungary); competition «Spring of Romance» – I Prize (St. Petersburg, Russia); I-st All-Russian Competition for Young Vocalists named after V.Shebalin – Diploma (Omsk); III International Competition. M.Mikhailov – II Prize and a Diploma for the best performance of a work from the repertoire of M.Mikhailov (Kaluga); I-st International Competition for Young Opera Singers «Opera without Borders» – I Prize (Krasnodar).
His repertoire includes works by G.Verdi, Ch.Gounod, G.Puccini, W.A.Mozart, S.Gulak-Artemovsky, G.Handel, N.Rimsky-Korsakov, U.Giordano, P Tchaikovsky, G.Handel, Y.Poklad, Fr.Low, S.Banevich, M.Minkov, G.Khenedanyan, M.Mussorgsky, S.Rachmaninov and others.

Ksenia Ivanenko

Soloist of the ballet of the Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine (since 1994). Senior Lecturer of the Department of Choreography and Plastic Education of the Kiev National I.K. Karpenko-Kary University of Theatre, Film and Television (since 2010). Active cooperation as a ballet master-choreographer with the Kiev National Academic Young Theatre and the Kiev Academic drama theatre on Podil in staging drama performances. As a ballet master-choreographer, she has staged more than fifty numbers for the soloists of the Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, The Solomiya Krushelnytska Lviv State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet, for students of the Kiev State Choreographic School and others.
Laureate and diploma winner of international choreographer competitions: International competition of choreographers «Ballet-Fest 2016» (Lviv) – I Prize, International competition of choreographers «Ballet-fest 2015» – Diploma and Prize-winner.

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Since 2017, choreographic numbers and compositions staged by Ksenia Ivanenko have constantly taken part in international competitions for ballet dancers and students of choreographic schools in the section of modern choreography. The performers of these numbers have been repeatedly awarded by the international jury with laureates and diplomas.
The ballerina’s repertoire contains characteristic solo and demi-character roles in the performances of the Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine: Gypsy Woman, Spanish Woman, Street Dancer, Mercedes («Don Quixote» by L.Minkus), Girl in Black, Girl in White («Bolero» by M.Ravel), Madame Hortons («The Greek Zorba» by M.Teodorakis), Akulina («Forest Song» by M.Skorulsky), Lady Capulet, Nurse («Romeo and Juliet» by S.Prokofiev), Etruscan dance («Spartacus» by A.Khachaturian), Sorceress Madge («Sylphide» by H.Levenshold), Rock («Carmen Suite» by J.Bizet – R.Shchedrin), Niza, Gella («The Master and Margarita» in a musical composition), White Kitty, Evil Fairy Carabosse, Queen («The Sleeping Beauty» by P.Tchaikovsky), Spanish dance, Hungarian dance, Domineering princess («Swan Lake» by P.Tchaikovsky), Spanish doll, Wife of Counselor Stahlbaum («Nutcracker» by P.Tchaikovsky), Bert, Bathilda («Giselle» by A.Adan), Stepmother, Krivlyak, Spanish Dance («Cinderella» by S.Prokofiev), Solokha («The Night Before Christmas» by E.Stankovich), Hindu dance («La Bayadere» by L.Minkus), Soloist («Corsair» by A.Adan), Mistress of the Magic Garden («The Snow Queen» to music by P.Tchaikovsky and other composers), Girl at the Flower Festival («Tricorne Hat» by M.Falla), Seklet («Chasing Two Hares» by Y.Shevchenko), Widow («Julius Caesar» to music by A.Respighi) and many others.
Over the years of her work at the Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, she has visited more than 30 countries of the world on tour, including America, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Denmark and many others.

Nicholas Isasi

Opera stage director, teacher, film director, costume designer, art columnist, musician (saxophonist).
Stage director of opera performances: «Le nozze di Figaro» with Opera Joven Company (2012); «Bastien und Bastienne» and «Apollo et Hyacinthus» by W.A. Mozart, «Trimonish» by Scott Joplin for OID OPERA at the Empire Theater (2013); opera-buff «La canterina» by J. Haydn in La Plata and «Cavalleria rusticana» in Buenos Aires (2014), «The Flittermouse» by J. Strauss with Opera Joven Company (2015) and many others.
He was an assistant director of the prestigious polish director Michał Znaniecki in differents opera, theater and musical projects in Argentina (Buenos Aires, Tigre), Poland (Warsaw, Chozow, Krakow and Szczecin) and Italy (Napoli). (since 2015).
Costume Assistant for Ponchi Morpurgo, María Jaunarena, Mini Zuccheri and Elizabeth Tarasewics at Juventus Lyrica at the Avenida Theater in Buenos Aires, staged «Rigoletto» by G.Verdi, «Romeo

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and Juliet» by S.Gounod, «The Jolly Widow» by F.Lagar , «Manon Lescaut» by G.Puccini, «Troubadour» by G.Verdi, «Tosca» by G.Puccini, «Madame Butterfly» by G.Puccini, «Doña Francisquita» Amadeo Vives, «The Child and the Magic» by M.Ravel, «The Spanish Hour» by M.Ravel, «Le nozze di Figaro» by W.A.Mozart, «The Old Maid and the Thief» by G.Menotti, «Così fan tutte» by W.A.Mozart , «The Flittermouse» by J.Strauss, «Don Giovanni» by W.A.Mozart, «Amelia Going to the Ball» by G.Menotti, «Les pêcheurs de perles» by J.Bizet, «L’amico Fritz» by P.Mascani, «Cavalleria rusticana» P.Mascagni, «Die Zauberflöte» by W.A.Mozart (2007-2013).
He collaborated as an assistant director with Lizzie Weiss in «Gianni Schicchi» by G. Puccini, with Leticia Thomas in «The Bald Singer» by E. Ionesco, with Martha Blanco in «Excitement in Tahiti» by L. Bernstein and others.
He worked on numerous short films, medium-length and feature films, as a director, assistant director, art director, and producer.
Semifinalist of the IV International Competition of Young Opera Directors «NANO-OPERA 2019», organized by the Helikon Theater in Moscow (Russia), entering the top ten young opera directors in the world.
He is a participant of the International Tact Festival (Trieste, Italy) with Grupo Subsuelo (2018), having made a European tour of Slovenia, Germany, Ireland and Spain.
Together with Ezequiel Palleja he organized the «Primer Encuentro de Ragtime en Argentina» at the Recoleta Cultural Center.
As a saxophonist, he collaborated Junior Orchestra, ORVI, Latin American Philharmonic Orchestra and the Youth Orchestra of Buenos Aires. Since 2005 he has given jazz presentations at MUSIKEREVAN with Martín Arias.
Since 2010 he has been published with national and international art reviews and articles in magazines and newspapers.

Irina Petrova

Leading soloist of the Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine (mezzo-soprano) since 2011. Soloist of the Opera Studio of the Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine. Soloist of the Dnepropetrovsk Academic Opera and Ballet Theater (2006-2011).
She is a guest soloist of the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet, the Kharkiv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, National Opera and Ballet of Belarus (Minsk), Opera Houses of Holland, Belgium, Poland, Denmark, South Korea and other countries.
Irina conducts an active concert activity in Ukraine and abroad.
She is a laureate of international competitions.
The singer’s repertoire includes the following operatic roles: Carmen («Carmen» by J.Bizet), Cinderella («Cinderella» by G.Rossini), Bertha («The Barber of Seville» by G.Rossini), Olga («Eugene Onegin» by P.Tchaikovsky), Weaver («The Tale of Tsar Saltan» by N.Rimsky-Korsakov), La Cesca («Gianni Schicchi» by G.Puccini), Maddalena («Rigoletto» by G.Verdi), Siebel («Faust» by Ch.Gounod), Laura («Iolanta» by P.Tchaikovsky), Flora («La Traviata» by G.Verdi), Cherubino («The Marriage of Figaro» by W.A.Mozart), Rosina («The Barber of Seville» by G.Rossini), Lola

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(«Cavalleria rusticana» by P.Mascagni), Suzuki («Madame Butterfly» by G.Puccini), Fenena («Nabucco» by G.Verdi), Polina («The Queen of Spades» by P.Tchaikovsky), Lyubasha («The Tsar’s Bride» by N.Rimsky-Korsakov), Marina Mnishek («Boris Godunov» by M.Musorgsky), Adaldzhiza («Norma» V.Bellini) and others.

Vyacheslav Strannik

Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine (since 2008). He is one of the co-founders of the Kryvyi Rsg youth creative center «Splav» (1985), «Experimental Creative Laboratory» (1986), «Museum of Ukrainian Contemporary Art» (1990), cultural and creative association «AЯ» (1991) and the first in Ukraine «Museum of Contemporary Art» (1992).

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Since 1990, together with Viktor Topol, he has been developing the «Rekiton» style (interacting with space).
Participant of more than 100 exhibitions: festival of contemporary art in Yaroslavl (1989); exhibition «Non-traditional art» in Dnepropetrovsk (1990); exhibition in the Marble Palace in St.Petersburg (1992); Art Fair in Kiev (1994); exhibition at the Ukrainian House at the invitation of the All-Ukrainian State Directorate of Exhibitions in Kyiv (1994); exhibition «Golden Brush» in Moscow C.H.A. (1996); exhibition in the House of Actor in Kyiv (1997); an exhibition in the institution for serving a sentence of a high security regime No.80 in Kryvyi Rih (1998); exhibition in the gallery «ART LAIN» of Lippstadt, Germany (2000); exhibition in Lantosquieu in Nice, France (2001); exhibition in M.N.K. «Mythological space and time in modern culture» in Kyiv (2004); exhibition «Model of Consciousness» in the Museum «Literary Pridneprovie» in Dnepropetrovsk (2006); exhibition of KNSKHU in the Central House of Artists in Kyiv (2008); exhibition «Red Texts» in Kryvyi Rig (2009); «Art week» in Kyiv (2010); art project «Conscience» in Kryvyi Rig (2011); «Figurative abstraction» in Kryvyi Rig (2012); «Strange painting by Vyacheslav the Wanderer or travel beyond rational experience» in Kryvyi Rig (2012); «Magma» in Kyiv (2013); International Art Festival «Splav» in Kryvyi Rig (2015); exhibition «Seven Dreams of the Universe» in Kyiv (2015); exhibition «The fourth dimension» in Kyiv (2016) and many others.
The artist’s works are located: at the UNESCO headquarters (Paris, France), in the «Ukrainian House» Pinakothek under the Cabinet of Ministers (Kiev, Ukraine), in the Apple collection in the USA, in the Microsoft office in Italy, at the «LAIN-ART» gallery in Germany, at the Museum of Fine Arts (Nizhny Tagil, Russia), in private collections in the USA, India, France, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine and many other countries.

Elena Frantseva

Editor-in-chief of the Theatrical Porch magazine published by the Lesya Ukrainkа National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama (since 2013).
Observer of cultural events for All-Ukrainian publications: the newspaper «Day», weekly «2000», «Gordon Boulevard», the magazine «Theatre and Concert Kyiv».
She worked as a presenter of youth and educational programs at the First National Channel, was the editor of the «Culture» section of the «Izvestia v Ukraine» newspaper, a correspondent for the news department of the «Kievskie vedomosti» newspaper, the «Science and Technology» section of the Novaya newspaper and others.

Vitaliy Mytnik
(China-Ukraine)Professional photographer. Head of the Professional Photographers Guild.
Awards and Achievements: «Top 10 Photographers in China», «Top 10 Ballet Photographers», «Top 25 Love Story», «Top 35 Movie Style Photography», «Top 100 Nude Photography».
Laureate and prize-winner of International competitions: «Art Photography», «Black and White Photography», «Male Portrait», «Nude», «Staged Photography», «City Landscape», «Cinematic Photography» etc.
He actively participates in creative projects in China, India (Bollywood), Africa, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Lebanon, Turkey, Singapore, Austria and other countries.
Babenko Natalia

Film and theater actress.
Movie roles: «Pulse», «What Does Your Wife Do», «Maid», «Sorceresses», «Cops at Work», «Three Men in a Maze», «Another’s Life», «Curators», «Only Love is Above», «Secrets», «Angelina», «Another», «Secret Love», «Bell-ringer», «Brothers by Blood», «Disappeared», «Return», «Renunciation» and others.
Guest actress at the National Academic Drama Theater. I.Franko in the play «My profession is a senior from high society» by Giulio Scarnicci (since 2014).

Daniel Umbelino

Opera singer (tenor). Guest soloist at SemperOper (Dresden, Germany), Teatro Rossini (Pesaro, Italy), Royal Opera House Muscat (Oman), Comunale di Bologna (Bologna, Italy), Epidaurus Theater (Greece) and many other opera houses theaters in Brazil and the world.
The singer’s repertoire includes the following operatic roles: Tamino («Die Zauberflöte» by W.A.Mozart), Count Almaviva («Il Barbiere di Siviglia» by G.Rossini), Nemorino («L’elisir d’amore» by G.Donizetti), Romeo «Roméo et Juliette» by C.Gounod, Cavalier Belfiore («Il viaggio a Reims» by G.Rossini), Ferrando («Così fan tutte» by W.A.Mozart), Lysander («A Midsummer Night’s Dream» by B.Britten), Don Basilio, Don Curzio («Le Nozze di Figaro» by W.A.Mozart)

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and many others.
The singer is the performer of the main roles in modern Brazilian operas: «Kawah Ijen» and «Piedade» by João Guilherme Ripper, «O Espelho» by Jorge Antunes, also zarzuela «Tres Sombreros de Copa» by Ricardo Llorca and others.
Laureate of the International V.I. Maria Callas Sao Paulo in 2016 – 1st Prize (Sao Paulo, Brazil).
He was especially noted by critics and the public at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro for his performance of the role of Cavalier Belfiore in the opera Il viaggio a Reims by Rossini.
He has taken part in master classes of such important figures of the opera world as: Mariella Devia, Ernesto Palacio, Juan Diego Flores and Felicity Lott.

Svetlana Novikovskaya

Choreographer-director, ballet dancer, actress, aerialist, choreographer-tutor, teacher.
Ballet dancer and aerialist at the National Circus of Ukraine (2013-2020). Ballet dancer in the theater of choreographic miniatures «Aniko`s Constellation» under the direction of People’s Artist of Ukraine Aniko Rekhviashvili (since 1995). Choreographer-director of the rock opera «Oedipus King» (director V.Vovkun). Choreographer and artist of the Vamp Theater. Choreographer and actress in the theater company «Benyuk and Hostikoev» in the rock-opera «White Crow», the play «Zadunaets Beyond the Threshold» and others. Choreographer-tutor of the play «Jonathan the Seagull» and many others. Actress in the play «Venus in Furs» presented at the opening of the international theater competition in Cairo.
Choreography teacher at the Kiev National I.K.Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University on courses led by Rushkovsky N.N. and Zimniya V.I. (from the year 2000).
Choreographer-director of graduation performances at the Kiev National I. K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University in collaboration with Benyuk B.M., Khostikoev A.G.,

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Gulyakina E.A. («West Side Story», «A Midsummer Night’s Dream» and others).
Laureate of international competitions: I International Serge Lifar Competition – Diploma; II International Competition named after Serge Lifar – III Prize.
As a choreographer and artist, she actively works on many stage venues in Ukraine and abroad.

Elena Topol

Theater, film and dubbing actress. Works at Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama. Nominee for the theatrical prize «Kiev Pectoral» for «Best debut» in the play «Angel or the sexual neuroses of our parents».
Roles in the theater: Angelica in «The Imaginary Sick», Dora in «Angel or Sexual Neuroses of our parents», Slavka in «Doctor of Philosophy», Virgo in «Black Virgins», Lotta in «The Suffering of Young Werther», Pipizza in «A Liar Wanted», Woman in «Two, Excluding a Dog», Malanyushka in «One Everywhere», Madame Egriville at «The Ladies Tailor».
Movie roles: «My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan», «Bestseller for Love», «Real Mysticism», «Bald Tail», «Mukhtar», «The Unconquered» («Vasily Stus»), «The Secret of Mary», «I Will Pay Tomorrow», «Our doctor», «Dog», «25 hour», «Trace» and many others.

Andriy Gutsov

Theater and film director, screenwriter, teacher, art manager.
Head of the International Casting Workshops project («Centrum Idei») in Warsaw and Kyiv, as well as a teacher of acting master classes in Ukraine and Poland (2019). Art manager of the theatrical department of the «Mystetsky Arsenal» (2018). Screenwriter of the International Project «Zlodei» (2018). Stage director at the Khmelnytsky Academic Theater named after M.Staritsky (2017).
Finalist of the IV International Competition of Young Opera Directors «NANO-OPERA 2019», organized by the Helikon Theater in Moscow (Russia).

Anastasia Korshun

Theater and film actress, casting director.
Casting director of the feature film «Skazhene Vesillya-3» (directed by Lyubomir Levitsky). Casting director of the comedy series «Yurchishiny» commissioned by the TV Channel «ICTV» (since 2020). Casting manager of the «1+1» TV channel and «1+1» production (since 2018). Casting manager of the TV Сhannel «Ukraine», production «Tele Pro» (since 2017).
Casting manager of the art television project «School. Graduation» (directed by I. Litvinenko);
comedy sketch «Kings of the hospital rooms» (directed by Antonio Lukich, Alexey Esakov); the comedy project «Another Life of Vasilina Pavlovna» (directed by Alexey Esakov); the series «Give

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me happiness» commissioned by the TV channel «1+1» (directed by Evgeny Baranov); comedy project «Lustrated» (directed by Pavel Ostrikov).
Anastasia’s acting case contains different roles in such projects: «101», «Doctor Vera», «Kings of the hospital rooms», «Another Life of Vasilina Pavlovna», «Cop Wars. Kharkiv» and many others.

Aleksandr Stepantsov

Director at Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama.
Teacher at the Kiev National I.K.Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University.
Theater and film actor. Screenwriter.

Маsha Gerasimova

Pianist, jazz singer, music teacher, organizer of musical events, sculptor, artist.
Music teacher at Memvus School, soloist of the contemporary choir at the Auditorium (Gran Canaria Concert Hall, Spain). Jazz singer, music event organizer and music teacher at the «Cyrillic School» in Rome, Italy (2017-2019). Jazz singer, music teacher and organizer of musical events in the Dominican Republic (2008-2017). Founder, director, teacher of singing, piano and musical

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language for adults at the private music school «Tonika» (2005-2008). Organizer of concerts and musical events in Ukraine (2005-2008).
Teacher at the Kharkiv National Ivan Kotlyarevsky University of Arts (1999-2004).
Winner of the Dunaevsky competition – I prize (1997), Kharkov.
The discography contains three discs: «Français Collection» in French (2005), «On the 7th» in English (2010), «En el Octavo» in Spanish (2013).
Masha has personal exhibitions of her art works – sculpture and painting.

Natalia Burlaka

Choreographer-ballet master and director of musical shows and drama performances at the National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama named after Lesia Ukrainka (since 2000) and in other theatres in Ukraine. Director-teacher in the studio of young actors at the National Academic Theatre of Russian Drama. Lesia Ukrainka. Lecturer, choreographer at the Kiev National University of Theatre, Film and Television named after I.K. Karpenko-Kary for over than 20 years.
Soloist of the National Philarmonic of Ukraine (1988-2010).
Laureate of All-Ukrainian and International competitions.

Maestro Jaime Chazaro Arellano

Violinist, teacher, poet, reciter.
Violin teacher at the Autonomous University of Mexico City, violin and music teacher at the Center for Cultural Activities (CEAC) since 2004. Violin teacher at the Tultepec Conservatory of Music, Mexico City since 1995.
First violin with the Mexico City Symphony Orchestra (OSEM) since 1984. Violinist with the Chamber Orchestra of the Autonomous University of Mexico City since 1995. Since 1978 he has been a guest artist for concert seasons with such orchestras as: the Mexico City Philharmonic

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Orchestra, touring the cities of Puebla and Chiapas, as well as the Enrique Batis Music Festival in San Luis Potosi; The Jalapa Symphony Orchestra on tour of the state of Jalisco, performing Symphony No. 2 by Gustav Mahler; The National Symphony Orchestra with a performance of Symphony No. 8 by Gustav Mahler at the Palace of Fine Arts; The University of Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra; Bahio Philharmonic Orchestra; Pachuca Symphony Orchestra and Acapulco Philharmonic Orchestra.
Maestro Jaime Chazaro Arellano has toured overseas with the Mexico State Symphony Orchestra (OSEM).
His graduation work at the Conservatory of Music and Artistic Excellence of the State of Puebla was an interpretation of the poem «The Gates of Melpomene» by the Argentine poet Arturo Capdevilla, which Maestro Jaime Chazaro Arellano carried out under the direction of the writer and poet Narciso Madrid Galicia y Vargas (1975).
Fellow at the Life and Movement School of Excellence in Mexico City (1979).

Maria Nikulina

Singer, theater and film actress, vocal teacher, poet and composer.
Participant of the television show «Voice of the Country» – season 9 (2019), choosing the team of Tina Karol. Founder of the author’s musical project «Fraskos», in which, in addition to vocals, she writes lyrics, creates music and arrangements. In 2016, together with the creative team of the project, the band’s debut video was directed and filmed, in which Maria also acted as an actress. Collaborates with a cover band whose performances are in demand at many events in Kyiv and Ukraine. She performed on the same stage with such artists as: The Hardkiss, Jerry Heil and many other leading artists of Ukraine.

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She is engaged in vocal pedagogical activity, individually approaching each student. She is the host of a vocal blog, in which she reveals her pedagogical approach and her own author’s methods of developing voice and musicality.
As a certified actress who graduated from the acting department of the Kiev National I.K.Karpenko-Kary University of Theater, Film and Television., actively starred in television series and commercials.

Ksenia Nekrasova

Bachelor of Choreography. Ballet master of modern classical choreography, teacher of professional disciplines, artist.
Ballet dancer of the highest category at the Kiev National Academic Operetta`s Theater (since 2005). Choreography teacher at the International Lyceum «Grand» (2005-2008). Choreographer-director at the International Children’s Center «Artek» (2004). Ballet dancer at the Kiev Academic Theater on Lipki (1998-2004).
Laureate of International competitions and festivals: Laureate of the «Fuete Artek» competition (2001), Laureate of the International Serge Lifar competition of ballet dancers (2002), Bronze medalist of the International Festival «Youth of Ballet» (2002).

Christina Sribnyak

Theater expert, radio host, journalist, stage speech teacher, director.
Author of art criticism editions «Antiquary» and «Ukrainian Theater». The author of the corporate edition of the NADTR them. Lesia Ukrainka «Theatrical Porch» and the all-Ukrainian newspaper «Day» (2014-2016). Author of the blog «GALYORKA» on «Wordpress» (since 2015). She is also a corenspondent, columnist, author and presenter of art columns at the National Radio Company of Ukraine (2011-2016). Presenter of the live broadcast of the entertainment program «Promin Online» on the radio «Promin» (2012-2013).

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Stage speech teacher at the «Barrier OUT» theater studio (since 2018). Participant of the festival of theatrical art «Amplua» as a director with the play «Composer» by Elena Kollegova.
The circle of her theatrical interests: «Activities of theater reformers of the first half of the XX century», «Soviet drama of the second half of the XX century», «Theatrical activities of directors Alexander Zagarov and Eduard Mitnitsky», «Scenography of Ukraine of the XX-XXI centuries».

Sergey Kurchev

Theater director, screenwriter, lecturer (pedagogue) at the Kiev National I.K.Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University, film actor, musician (violinist), poet and composer.