Східноєвропейського національного університету імені Лесі Українки
Bandura Trio "Dyvostruny" at Lesia Ukrainka East European National University is an active music group, a concert performer, an award winner in international and All-Ukrainian contests and festivals.
The trio bandura players are Kateryna Kovalchuk, Alla Klimuk, Natalia Chernetska.
The Bandura Trio artistic director is Myroslava Stochanska, Professor of Musical Instruments Department at East European National University.
Trio "Dyvostruny" was made up from the university students playing bandura in 1999 and the music group has been blossoming out there so far. Nowadays the trio is working as an art laboratory at Musical Instruments Department at East European National University.
The main trio activities are the following:
- creating new bandura repertoire;
- editing and publishing music literature, presentation issues with photo books and CDs;
- teaching and learning activities;
- recording CDs and DVDs, music films, thematic concerts, radio and TV programs;
The Trio repertoire is composed of music pieces by Ukrainian classical composers, foreign and contemporary Volyn composers as well as Ukrainian folk songs. Transcription, arrangement, version and adaptation of music compositions are performed by the artistic director and the trio members. The repertoire comprises more than 120 music pieces (the list is available on the website).
The Trio "Dyvostruny" recorded 16 CDs and DVDs. As a result of cooperation with the Volyn TV 7 music films were made up (watch dyvostruny youtube).
Bandura Trio "Dyvostruny" takes an active part in various art projects, make popular and promote bandura art and national culture in Ukraine as well as abroad in Germany (2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015), in Poland (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011), in Russia (2008).