Tatiana Kolchanova is a violinist, pianist/ teacher, performer/ Ph.D holder/ Camas-Washougal Community Orchestra Conductor / founder and director of Music&Arts Academy, Camas/ graduated Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Russia. She is Laureate of the Russian Radio’s Competition and worked as a violinist for the Russian ‘Radio and TV Orchestra’ for 8 years as well as First Violin for the ‘Glinka State (Russia) Quartet’ for 10 years. Starting in 1983 Tatiana intensively toured throughout the World including performances at Carnegie Hall under Zubin Mehta and cooperative performances with Jessy Norman in France, Italy, Lebanon and Germany. Tatiana has been teaching at the Moscow Conservatory, Moscow Conservatory’s Academic Music College, Central Music School and ‘New Names’ Foundation for more than 10 years. She was an adjudicator for an International Competition in Athens in 2001. Several of her students became a Laureates of International Competitions.
Now Tatiana lives in Washougal, WA. She is a member of Portland Opera Orchestra, plays with several local chamber groups and teaches violin, viola and piano at the Music&Arts Academy in Camas.