Nika Ryabchinenko is a soloist of the Bolshoi theatre of Russia orchestra, director of the Russian harp society, organizer of Dulova’s music salon, winner of numerous International (USA, France, Israel, Bulgari) and Russian competitions. Nika was awarded the gratitude of the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation for her great contribution to the development of culture and many years of productive work.
At the age of 5 years Nika began her harp education under the guidance Mark Rubin and Milda Agazarian at Moscow Music Special Gnesin’s school.
At the age of 15 years Nika was awarded 3rd prize at the All-Union harp contest (1988). After 1st prize at S-Petersburg’s youth harp competition (1990) Nika got a Russian harp from the charity program “New names”.
Nika graduated from Moscow State Conservatory and completed an internship the guidance under legendary professor Vera Dulova. Nika is last student who got V. Dulova’s full course.
Nika is the first Russian musician got American Concert Harp from great Victor Salvi at the World Harp Congress in Copenhagen.
Nika masterfully plays the classic and celtic harp. She promotes the art of playing the Celtic harp in Russia.
Nika Ryabchinenko has been a member of jury for numerous contests. For 7 years she has been organizing masterclasses, musical educational activities for Moscow young harpists, charity concerts of artists of the Bolshoi and other theaters and orchestras of Moscow for its citizens. Nika gives her performances at Beethoven’s hall of the Bolshoi, Moscow State conservatory, halls of the Mariinsky theatre, Moscow International performing arts center, etc.