Natalia is a musician and artist of outstanding accomplishment. Her music career began in the renowned Conservatory of Kiev. For her entrance exam she played 12 Preludes and Fugues by J. S. Bach which in itself is a rare achievement. Natalia joined the class led by a notable musician Professor Oksana Holodnaya who was a pupil and close friend of Genrich Neigaus - one of the founders of Russian piano school of 20th century.

         In 1983 she was Laureate of the First Ukrainian Chamber Music Contest.

         In the 1989, together with her late husband Victor, also a winner of the First Ukrainian Chamber Music Contest, Outstanding Artist of the Ukrainian Artist and Winner of the Lisenko Prize, she left Kiev for Mexico, where she performed with the Ukrainian Quintet.

         In 1991, Natalia and Victor left for Japan, where they founded a Chamber Music Ensemble Kiku. The Ensemble gained prominence in Japan, USA and Mexico. In 1993 Ensemble Kiku was invited to perform in the countries oldest and one of the most prestigious Summer Chamber Music Festival in Connecticut, USA.

         During the time in Japan, Natalia exhibited her drawings, watercolour and pastel paintings in the International Gallery of Kanasawa and Niagari. She also taught piano, gave master classes and was a notable guest in the concerts for children. One of her pupils Roko Hayahi was a winner of the Young Performers Contest of Kanasawa City.

         Natalia was awarded the Cambridge Exellentia International Order of Merit medal and the 20th Century Award for Achievement by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge England.

         She became and internationally renowned concert pianist and artist.

Awards and Achievements

As a concert pianist, Natalia is a representative of the outstanding Russian School of Music, with traditions extending to the great Russian musician, teacher and performer Genrich Gustavovich Neygaus whose pupils included world famous musicians like S.Rihter, E.Gilels, Y.Zak etc.