nadiakhodakovska@churchstreetschool.org

At the age of 6 Nadia began her path as a musician showing her passion for music since before she started everyday schooling. She has taken part in National and Regional competitions in Ukraine and won the first prize twice. Nadia gained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from presitgious National Music Academy of Ukraine by P.I. Tchaikovsky (Kyiv, Ukraine). 2001-2003 while working full time in the National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine Nadia toured all over Europe: Germany, France, Spain, Poland, Switzerland, Austria. During this time she performed under famous conductors such as Gidon Kremer, Roman Kofman ( today principal conductor of Bohn Symphony Orchestra), Sergei Stadler, Volodymyr Dyaduira to name a few.

In 2004 Nadia founded Dolce Vita String Quartet which as an ensemble they took part in festivals throughout Ukraine and Europe with the repertoire over 200 music pieces. They have been performing on board luxury cruise ships in New Zealand and Australian waters, Asia, USA and Canada. Dolce Vita STrings’ two CD’s “Eternal Classic” and “Around The World” feature selection of famous classical music pieces as well as uniquely arranged traditional tunes. Nadai is a member of Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, and invited concertmaster of Christmas Spectacular Symphony Orchestra, Huntington, WV.