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11 y.o, Ukraine
MARIANNA GRYNCHUK – piano accompaniment

11 y.o, Ukraine

11 y.o, Ukraine

15 y.o, Ukraine

Biel/Bienne | Farel Saal

Korney Sheldunov
Korney Sheldunov

was born in 2010 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. In 2016 he entered the Kharkiv Secondary Specialized Music Boarding School in the class of Lyudmyla Varenina. In 2021 Korney has moved to Kiyv and entered the Kyiv Secondary Specialized Music Boarding School, Bogdana Pivnenko’s class.

The young musician has participated in many national and international competitions. Some of them were:

  • 2019 – 3rd Leonid Kogan International Competition for Young Violinist, Brussels, First prize
  • 2020 – Violinwettbewerb der Internationalen Musikschule Berlin, Germany, First prize
  • 2021 - Odessa Music International Competition, Odessa, Ukraine, The Grand Prix
       - 1st All-Ukrainian competition named after Yaroslava Ryvnyak, Ternopol, Ukraine, The Grand Prix
       - "Lviv virtuoso" Competition, 2021, Lviv, Ukraine, 1st prize
       - 1st international competition named after Bohodar Kotorovych, Kyiv, Ukraine, The Grand Prix
       - Jeno Hubay Violin Competition 2021, Hungary, Budapest, 1st prize
  • 2022 – Alexey Gorokhov International Competition, Kyiv, Ukraine, The Grand Prix
  • Korney has a wide experience of performing as a soloist with various chamber and symphonic orchestras, participated in many international musical festivals. He is also interested in composing; he’s got some pieces (including the piece for the soloist with the orchestra) that were written by him.

    In 2022 Korney has entered Yehudi Menuhin School (London), in the class of Akiko Ono.

    Savva Zolotarov
    Savva Zolotarov

    Savva was born in 2011 in Kyiv, Ukraine. He started his piano lessons in 2018 in a private manner. In 2020, he joined the 3rd class of the Kyiv State Music Lyceum named for Mykola Lysenko (teacher Maryna Kalinina), and six months later he made his debut on the stage of the Columned Hall of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine. In 2021, Savva became a laureate (the 4th and 3rd prize, category "B", "D" of the Debut group) of the International Competition of Young Pianists in memory of Vladimir Horovitz. Due to the pandemic, the competition was first held online. Unfortunately, the International Volodymyr Krainev Competition, for which Savva was preparing and which was supposed to take place in March 2022 in Kharkiv, failed due to the war.

    Today, Savva is preparing a new major program, which includes works by J. S. Bach, V.A. Mozart, L. Beethoven, F. Chopin, F. Liszt, S. Rakhmaninoff, as well as famous Ukrainian composers - S. Bortkevich and V. Kosenko.

    Savva hopes that neither the pandemic nor the war will interfere with his dream - to play his first concert with the orchestra this year!

    Margaryta Pochebut
    Margaryta Pochebut

    Born in the city of Kharkiv, Ukraine. She started her music journey at 6 years old in 2015 and now Margaryta is pupil of at 7th grade Kyiv state music lyceum named after Lysenko for talented children. Class – N.Annenkova (B.Kotorovych’s class graduate).

    That same year Margaryta debuted as a soloist with a symphony orchestra and participated in her first-ever Mischa Elman International Violinist Competition and won the Grand Prix.

    Within the last 5 years of active performing, Margaryta got a big hand in the best concert halls of Ukraine, Italy, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, etc. Current repertoire of the young violinist consists of complex program from E. Lalo, P. Tchaikovsky, F. Mendelssohn, M. Skoryk, A. Vivaldi, V.A. Mozart, F. Kreisler, N. Paganini, etc. Over those years, she also became an award winner of more than 10 prestigious international competitions, including Ysaye Junior International Music Competition, Astana violin competition, "Il Piccolo Violino Magico" International Competition for young violinists, and others.

    Also, she performs chamber music with her sister Elizaveta Pochebut (piano). Both Margaryta and her sister regularly took part in international music Festivals - Odessa Classics and Lviv MozArt.

    In three weeks before the war Pachabut sisters performed solo concert on the main stage of the country - National philharmonic of Ukraine in Kyiv. Margaryta performed E. Lalo, Symphony Espagnole with symphonic orchestra.

    Yelyzaveta Pochebut
    Yelyzaveta Pochebut

    (Class of Professor, Honoured Artist of Ukraine - Yuri Kot).

    Yelyzaveta was born in the city of Kharkiv, Ukraine. Her music path started at the age of 6 with successfully passing the entrance exams to Kharkiv secondary special music school. After the two years she relocated to Kyiv and continue education at Kyiv special secondary music school named after Lysenko.

    Over those years, she also became an award winner of more than 15 prestigious international competitions among them 3rd International Competition for Young Pianists "Merci Maestro" in Brussels, Belgium, 5th International Subcarpathian Chopin Piano Competition, 26 International competition Young Virtuoso, Zagreb, Orbetello Piano Competition, 4th Ukrainian competition of young pianists in memory of Serafima Mogilevskaya, Odessa.

    Yelyzaveta improved her skills in Vienna Music Academy summer School (2018), Mozarteum Summer Academy (Salzburg) 2019, Horovitz Competition Summer Academy (2019), Vevey Music academy (Switzerland). In 2021 she successfully passed entrance exam to Pre-College Mozarteum University.

    As a solo player, she cooperates with different Symphony orchestras in Ukraine and took part in different Festivals and Open Air Concerts such as Lviv MozArt, Odessa Classics.

    Also, Yelyzaveta together with her sister Margarita (violin) takes part in chamber music concerts as duo. In three weeks before the war.

    In three weeks before the war Pachabut sisters performed solo concert on the main stage of the country - National philharmonic of Ukraine in Kyiv. Yelyzaveta performed P.Tchaikovsky, Concerto No1 with symphonic orchestra.

    Marianna Grynchuk
    Marianna Grynchuk

    Marianna Grynchuk is a pianist of Ukrainian origin. She was born into a family of musicians and began her musical studies with her mother at the age of four. The family immigrated to Australia where Marianna continued her studies with the renowned pedagogue Eleonora Sivan, completing her Bachelor's degree at the University of Adelaide.

    Marianna is a graduate of the Haute École de Musique de Genève where she obtained two Masters with Fabrizio Chiovetta and Paul Coker. Currently she is perfecting her skills with Konstantin Lifschitz at the Hochschule Luzern.

    Marianna gave her recital debut at the age of 11 and has since performed regularly as a soloist, associate artist and chamber musician in recitals, festivals and concert series in Australia, Ukraine, USA, Italy, Russia, Germany and Switzerland. Her engagements as soloist with orchestra include Tchaikovsky's Concerto No. 1 with Unley Symphony Orchestra and Rachmaninoff's Concerto No. 2 with Norwood Symphony Orchestra. Her first solo disc for Sheva Collection was released in 2016, and the second in 2019 with Liszt's Sonata in B Minor.

    In addition to her performing career, Marianna has maintained an active teaching practice since the age of 17, as well as being the founder of the Elpida Association of Cultural Integration which aims to help refugee children and musicians.