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Natalia Cherniy (Ukraine/Poland/Germany). Composer, pianist.

The Biography:

     Born in 1980 (Odessa, Ukraine).
     She got her music education at the Odessa State Prof. P.S. Stolyarsky Special Secondary Music School in Piano and Music Theory (1986-1997). During her school studies she won several competitions for young composers', including the National Ukrainian Competition for Young Composers (Kyiv, 1993; 3rd prize).
     She graduated from the Odessa National A.V. Nezhdanova Music Academy as MA in Piano with distinction (Prof. N. Kryzhanovsky, 2002) and in Composition (Prof. J. Gomelskaya, 2005).
     She worked at the Odessa National A.V. Nezhdanova Music Academy as a lector and accompanist of the choral conductors' department (2001-2006), as a coach and accompanist at the Opera Theatres of Poland (Wroclaw, 2006-2007; Szczecin, 2008-2009).
     She participated in the international festivals and forums of modern music as a pianist and composer, in particular: Two Days and Two Nights of New Music (Odessa, Ukraine; 2000, 2007, 2010-2013, 2015), Past and Future (Odessa, Ukraine; 2001), Contrasts (Lviv, Ukraine; 2001), Youth Music (Kyiv, Ukraine; 2011, 2016), Sopot Classic (Sopot, Poland; 2011), Gogolfest (Kyiv, Ukraine; 2012), Women in Music (San Anselmo, California, USA; 2014).
     She was granted by KulturKontakt Austria to participate in the 10th International Academy for New Composition and Audio-Art, Avantgarde Tirol with Prof. B. Schaeffer (Seefeld in Tirol, Austria; 2006).
     The winner of the 1st Prize at the 1st Composers' Competition named after Krzysztof Penderecki (Sopot, Poland), the One Prize at the 1st Composers' Competition in Radom (Poland), the 4th Prize at the 2nd National Open Competition for Composers Young Classic (Vologda, Russia).
     This work The Brilliant Strings for string orchestra had been chosen by the jury of the 1st Composers' Competition in Radom as the compulsory musical play to participate in the 1st Tournament for Chamber Orchestra in Radom.
     She is a member of the Ukrainian National Composers' Union.
     Her works have been performed in Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia, USA.
     Since 2006 she lives in Poland and since 2014 in Germany.


The Works:

Title        Genre/Instrumentation/Text/Language Year Duration
The Spring

  the song for children's choir (SA) and piano, verses by Nataliya Panasyuk (in Russian) 2000


The Music of the Sorrow you tube for violin and cello (version for violin and viola) 2000 6'00"
The Games (Sonata) you tube for clarinet solo 2001 7'00"
My Heart

you tube

the chamber cantata for baritone and piano, verses by Avetik Isaakyan, translation by Michael Dudin (in Russian) 2005



  for symphony orchestra (3 fl.(1=picc).2.2.2\\3 perc.\harp\p-no\strings) 2005 16'40"

you tube

transcription of Ukrainian folk songs for children's (or women's) choir (SA), (in Ukrainian) 2006


Trio Trick

you tube

for oboe, trombone and cello (version for clarinet, trombone and cello) 2006


Under the Arches of the Cathedral...   for mixed choir (SATB), verses by Iryna Ratushynska (in Russian) 2006


The Prayer   for mixed choir (SATB), verses of Polish prayer (in Polish) 2008 3'30"
The Train Goes...

you tube

transcription of Polish folk song for children's (or women's) choir (SA) and version for mixed choir (SATB), (in Polish) 2009


Four Chords you tube for piano solo 2009 2'00"
The Brilliant Strings (Archi in A) you tube

for string orchestra (



To Say in Brief... you tube for two violins (version for violin and viola) 2010 6'00"
The Melancholy you tube for violin, cello and piano 2011 6'00"
The Mood in A-moll   for piano solo 2012 2'00"
The Swans you tube for two violins (version for violin and viola) 2015 5'00"


The Contacts:

          Neuwiesenstr. 2
          76275 Ettlingen

          cellular (in Poland): +48 665 479 198
          cellular (in Germany): +49 1707 417 612