Edora Guitar School - Duet Edora Bio
Talented Ukrainian musicians Petrova Daria (guitar,banjo) and Sayik Elena (domra, guitar, mandolin) start to collaboration as students Donetsk State Musical Academy named after S. S. Prokofiev under the direction of assistant professor S. Belousova.
They made their successful debut as Duo Edora in 2009 1st International competition of the guitar performing arts "Odessa Guitar Land" in Ukraine. Since then they have performed at different international guitar festivals and prestigious concert series not only in Europe. An instrumental duo has experience to perform in front of great variety of audience in Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Romania, China and in the United Arab Emirates.
Edora repeatedly won numerous prizes in the international music competitions in Ukraine and abroad:
- I St International Competition Of The Guitar Performing Arts "Odessa Guitar - IInd Place (Ukraine, Odessa) 2009
- International Chamber Guitar Competition In Russia - Ist Place (Russia, Volgograd) 2009
- International Competition Of Chamber Musiс - Finalist (Poland) 2010
- III International Competition And Festival Of Classical Guitar Named After D. Sokolovsky - Ist Place (Ukraine) 2010
- International Competition Of Instrumental Bands In The Name Of Dmytro Bortniansky - IInd Place (Ukraine, Kiev) 2010
- The 9th Edition Of The Transilvania International Guitar Festival - Ist Place (Cluj-Napoca, Romania) 2011
- IX Saint Petersburg International Festival And Competition - II Nd Place (Russia, St. Petersburg) 2012
The duo regularly works with the Ukrainian and Russian composers such as V. Ivko, E. Baev, E. Milka, D. Milka and V. Kozlov.
Concert repertoire spans a wide range of musical periods and styles including baroque, classics, blues, remarkable jazz, country, pop, latin-american music and folk music. As the musicians in their performances used to combine different instruments and sounds ensemble made many arrangements classical and jazz music as well as "light" and pop music.
Edora’s arrangements of classical pieces breathed new life into the music of such great composers as Vivaldi, Bach, Tchaikovsky, Albinoni, Albenis and many more. Along with this arrangement songs of pop music artists Frank Sinatra, Adel, Mickle Jackson, Lady Gaga, Maroon 5 etc. always perceived by the public rapturously in all countries!
Public performance of the duetto passionate and emotional, always touching the audience with sincerity musical tone and good feeling of balance in the ensemble.