međunarodno je priznati virtuoz na marimbi i svestrana udaraljkašica, Redovito solistički nastupa uz europske orkestre i sudjeluje u komornim, scenskim i crossover projektima. Održava majstorske radionice, sudjeluje na marimba festivalima i članica je žirija na uglednim marimba natjecanjima u Europi, Južnoj Americi i SAD-u.
Dobitnica je svih najvažnijih hrvatskih izvođačkih i diskografskih nagrada. Njezine skladbe za marimbu i vibrafon izdane su u Edition Svitzer, Malletworks i Cantus nakladi. Od 1996. djeluje kao solo timpanist Simfonijskog Orkestra HRT. Danas s prof. Igorom Lešnikom vodi studij udaraljki na Muzičkoj akademiji u Zagrebu.
Ivana je Marimbaone umjetnik, a za tu je firmu dizajnirala i autorsku liniju palica.
TATIANA KOLEVA – MARIMBA/PERCUSSION
Born in Bulgaria, Tatiana Koleva lives and works at present in the Netherlands.Internationally renown as virtuoso solo and ensemble performer, she is passionatelyinvolved in the promotion of contemporary music and art forms all over the world.She has established herself as a leading percussionist specializing in marimba and hascontributed considerably to its recognition as emancipated solo instrument.Tatiana works regularly with leading composers and has premiered over 80 works,created specially for her and her projects. She has performed in major concert hallsthroughout Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, Jordan and Mexico.
In addition to her intensive concert activities Mrs. Koleva leads regularly masterclasses, clinics and workshops. Currently she holds teaching positions at CodartsConservatorium, Rotterdam and the Conservatory of Groningen - The Netherlands.
2009 marked the beginning of Koleva’s new very successful project “YouthPercussion Pool”, an education and performing event for young professionals. In thebeginning of 2010 Tatiana Koleva received the prestigious Prize ‘Musician of theYear 2009’ by the National Radio and the audience of Bulgaria, while just recentlythe Youth Percussion Pool was awarded “Ensemble of the Year 2012” in that samecontest.
Mrs. Koleva appears regularly on TV and Radio shows and is to be heard on variousrecordings of NovaLinia Records (her own label), Decca, New World Records,Attacca, Unsounds, Mode Record, Wergo, BVHAAST and more.
Tatiana Koleva performs on Concorde marimba and has developed her own signatureNovaLinia mallets manufactured by PENDIM and distributed by PPP-Amsterdam.
From the press:"... superb percussionist... brilliantly played performance ... explosive energy..."New York Times, USA; "... exceptional musician..." Percussions Magazine,France; "... a truly remarkable percussionist..." Business News Radio, NL; "... star-percussionist..." Volkskrant, NL
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