​Olesya Pankiv

Ms. Pankiv holds a Master Degree in Music Education from National P.I. Tchaikovsky’ Conservatory & a Bachelor Degree in Music with Honors from Kiev State R. Glier College of Music.  Ms. Pankiv is an accomplished soloist, ensemble and orchestral musician, piano & a teacher with 35 years of experience. Ms. Pankiv was a soloist flutist of symphony orchestra Music Mission Ukraine and has released eight CDs with music recorded in Ukraine. In 1994, Ms. Pankiv had her solo debut with Kiev Symphony orchestra at the famous Wiener Musicverein, Vienna, Austria. Ms. Pankiv has worked with famous conductors like Dmitri Kitayenko, Roman Kofman, Rodger McMurrin and many others. She has been teaching music at the Garden Music school in Winter Garden and Montverde Academy FL.

Olga Kolpakova 

Ms. Kolpakova is a native of Mariyskaya ASSR, Russia, received her Master's of Music in violin performance from Kiev Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Ms. Kolpakova is a 7-year alumni member of the elite world-renowned Kiev Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Kolpakova has toured with the Orchestra to South Korea, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Portugal, Spain, England, and Slovakia. Ms. Kolpakova has performed in Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood Hall, Sovereign Hall, The London Royal Hall, Concert Gebau in the Netherlands, and Bayreuth Theater in Germany. She has also performed with Itzhak Perlman, Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, Michael Crawford, and Dmitri Kitaenko, among many others.

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