Dmytro Malyi: The Scomorokhs

Dmytro Malyi

Dmytro Malyi (b. 1987) is a Ukrainian composer, pianist, and teacher from Kherson. In 2007, he finished the Kherson Music School as a pianist, and in 2012 he completed his studies at the Kharkiv Kotlyarevskyi National University of Arts as a composer (under Professor Victor Muzhchyl) and a pianist (under Professor Volodymyr Ptushkin). After graduating…

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Svitlana Azarova: Chronometer

Svitlana Azarova

Svitlana Azarova (b. 1976) is a Ukrainian-Dutch composer originally from Izmail, a city and municipality on the Danube river in Odessa Oblast in south-western Ukraine. After having graduated in music from Izmail Pedagogical Institute in 1996, Azarova entered Odessa State A.V. Nezhdanova Conservatoire, where she studied musical composition, first under the Ukrainian composer Olexander Krasotov, and later (until 2000) under the…

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Catherine Likhuta: Let the Darkness Out

Catherine Likhuta

Catherine Likhuta (b. 1981) is a Ukrainian-Australian composer, pianist and recording artist. Her music exhibits high emotional charge, programmatic nature, rhythmic complexity, and Ukrainian folk elements. Catherine’s pieces have been played extensively around the world, including highly prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage), Glyndebourne Opera House (Organ Room),five International Horn Symposiums and…

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Solomiya Moroz/SAS: In D

Solomiya Moroz

Solomiya Moroz (b. 1981 in Lviv) is a Canadian-Ukrainian composer-performer. She has a PhD in music composition from the University of Huddersfield. Her music compositions have been presented as part of Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music, Contrasts International Contemporary Music Festival in Lviv and other festivals. As a flautist and electronic…

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Victor Kaminskyi: Quasi una Sonata

Victor Kaminskyi

Victor Kaminskiy (b. 1953) is a Ukrainian composer, teacher, theorist, and social activist. He studied at the Khmelnytsky College of Music before entering the Lviv State Conservatory M. V. Lysenka. Starting out exploring avant-garde trends, Kaminskiy turned to neoromanticism and neo-folk styles in his symphony, his first violin concerto, and the oboe concerto. After he…

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Maxim Kolomiiets: Compressed Light

Maxim Kolomiiets

Maxim Kolomiiets (b. 1981) is a composer and oboist from Kyiv. He graduated from the National Music Academy of Ukraine as an oboist (2005) and as a composer (2009) and from the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln as a composer (class of Johannes Schöllhorn, 2016). He is the winner of the national competitions Gradus…

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Alexander Shchetynsky: Know Yourself

Alexander Shchetynsky

Alexander Shchetynsky (b. 1960) is a Ukrainian composer born and based in Kharkiv. At the age of about 30, he developed his personal post-serial style based on combination of quasi-serial procedures and special attention to attractiveness of sound material and to melody as a source of expression. Another fundamental feature of his music is its…

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Zoltan Almashi: Nostalgie

Zoltan Almashi

Zoltan Almashi (b. 1975, Lviv) is a Ukrainian composer, cellist, teacher, organizer of musical life, and one of the founders and leaders of the festival of classical and modern chamber music “Gulfstream”. He was born into the family of a musicians. In 1993 he graduated from Lviv Secondary Specialized Music Boarding School named after S. Krushelnytska.…

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Anna Arkushyna: Images of Dust

Anna Arkushyna (UKR flag)

Anna Arkushyna was born 1989 in Lutsk (Ukraine). In 2017 she completed her studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (in the composition class of Prof. Beat Furrer). From 2015 to 2019, she completed a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Music, in the class of Prof. Marko Ciciliani and Prof. Daniel Mayer. Since 2020, she…

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Bohdana Frolyak: Lux aeterna

Bogdana Frolyak

Bohdana Frolyak (born 1968 in Vydyniv, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine) made her first musical steps in her native village under the guidance of Vasyl Kufliuk, a village teacher who gained his musical education in Warsaw. In 1986, she graduated from Solomiya Krushelnytska Lviv Musical School after studying piano, music theory and composition. In 1991, she graduated from Lviv Conservatory as a composer. Her teachers in the academy…

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