Veronika Shoot was born in Russia, moved to England when aged 5 and studied at the Menuhin and Purcell Schools and at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with first class honours and at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she graduated with distinction. A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, in 2008 she was a finalist at the Yamaha International Piano Competition (YMFE) where she received a special award. She has given recitals throughout the world and broadcast on Radio 3 and elsewhere. She made her debut with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in 2012 playing Rachmaninov's second concerto. In December 2017, she recorded her new album, featuring childhood-inspired music with Ulysses Arts label in The Menuhin Hall.
Born in Kyiv-Ukraine, Sasha Grynyuk studied at the Lysenko Music School, National Music Academy of Ukraine and later at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with Ronan O'Hora. Sasha performed in the most renowned concert halls throughout Europe, South and North America and Asia including Royal Festival Hall, Salle Cortot, Wien Konzerthaus, Barbican Hall, Weil Recital Hall and Wigmore Hall. Winner of over ten International competitions, prizes and awards including 1st prizes at the Rio de Janeiro International Piano Competition, Grieg International Piano Competition and Guildhall School's Gold medal.
Katerina Nazarova was born in Tasmania and made her debut aged 11 with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. In 2012 she won Australia's most prestigious music competition, the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards. She then studied at the Royal College of Music. She is a prizewinner in various competitions including the 2015 Royal Overseas League Music Competition, the Postacchini International Violin Competition in Italy, and won the RCM Concerto Competition. Katerina has led various orchestras and ensembles including the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra etc. As an active chamber musician Katerina has performed across Europe and Asia.
Olga Sitkovetsky was born in Moscow and studied at Conservatories in Moscow and St Petersburg. She has performed as an accompanist in numerous international violin competitions and has received numerous awards for her accompaniment. In 1991, Lord Menuhin invited her as an accompanist to the Menuhin School. Her work at the School from 1991-2000 has helped a number of students to win top prizes at major international competitions. She has played in some of the most prestigious concert venues in the world including Carnegie Hall, the Concertgebouw, the Salzburg ‘Mozarteum' and the Vienna Konzerthaus.