Sofia started her musical studies with piano lessons at the age of 5. While studying piano at the Gliere Music Institute in Kyiv, Ukraine, she also took organ lessons with Prof. Olga Dmytrenko. A fascination with organ and early music led her to Hamburg, where she is currently studying Organ with Prof. Wolfgang Zerer whilst simultaneously working towards a diploma in Church music at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater. Winner of international competitions, Sofia is active as an organist, harpsichordist and pianist. She has performed so far in Italy, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland and Austria, and throughout Germany and Ukraine where she has also performed as a soloist with the symphony orchestras. In 2022, Sofia worked as organist and choir leader in the Christus- and Apostelkirche in Hamburg. In 2023, she is working as an organist in the Martin-Luther Kirche Alsterdorf and as a choir leader of the Choir in St Peter Gross Borstel.

Sofia constantly participates in master classes in European countries with renowned musicians, among them Francesco Corti, Bertrand Cuiller, Christophe Rousset, Jean Rondeau, Skip Sempe, Theo Jellema and Sietze de Vries.

photo Julia Kochetova
photo Mariia Rakhmanova