Well known to Vermont audiences, Natasha Koval-Paden brings considerable performing experience to the concert stage. Raised in the Ukraine, and trained there under the tutelage of Vladimir Horowitz's sister, Koval-Paden arrived in the United States with a scholarship to Eastman School of Music, where she studied with Genhart.
Natasha has concertized extensively in Japan, Honduras and England, and
was visiting artist-in-residence at Wolfson College, Oxford. She has
been involved with several international causes, including the
Vermont/Honduras Partners of the Americas, and has given many benefit
concerts to assist organizations, here and abroad, that are working to
improve social, economic and educational conditions.
Recent concertizing featured a five-city tour in Japan and a four-month dresidency at Oxford University's Wolfson College as visiting artist in residence. Ms. Koval-Paden performs regularly in England and South America.
Reviewers have consistently applauded Natasha Koval-Paden's musical vitality and understanding, her special, gifted sense of color, and what one has called her "architectural clarity."
Natasha Koval-Paden lives in South Burlington, Vermont.