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Valeriya Sholokhova


New York, NY
9 Played at 9 groupmuses!

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Born in Kyiv, Ukraine, Valeriya has received most of her musical education in New York City, where she was a full-scholarship student at Juilliard and Manhattan School of Music. A traveler, she has also studied abroad at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen. Valeriya has spent her summers at festivals such as the Perlman Music Program, Music Academy of the West, Spoleto Festival USA and YOA Orchestra of the Americas. She was a laureate of the Liezen International Competition in Austria and the Antonio Janigro International Competition in Croatia. In the past year, Valeriya has appeared as a recitalist at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall and The United Nations, as well as a chamber musician with the Thy Music Festival in Denmark. She has also appeared on Saturday Night Live, The Rachel Ray Show, and has recorded with Albany and GPR Records.

Valeriya is an active freelancer in New York City, and happily manages a studio of private students.

Traditional Repertoire

Bach, Barber, Beethoven, Boccherini, Brahms, Paganini, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Schubert, Shostakovich, Strauss, Stravinsky

Solo Cello:
Bach, Cassado, Kodaly, Ligeti, Penderecki, Sollima

Short Pieces:
Bloch, Bruch, Davydov, Dvorak, Faure, Glazunov, Gliere, Granados, Lyatoshinsky, Paganini, Popper, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Saint-Saens, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Zeitlin

Chamber Music:
Duos - Ravel, Kodaly, Rossini, Villa-Lobos
Trios - Arensky, JC Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Copland, Didorenko, Dohnanyi, Dvorak, Haydn, Ljova, Martinu, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Part, Previn, Raickovich, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Schoenfield, Schubert, Schumann, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky
Quartets - Auerbach, Bartok, Beethoven, Boguinia, Brahms, Debussy, Friedman, Frisch, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Messiaen, Mozart, Prokofiev, Ravel, Schubert, Schumann, Shaw
Larger Ensembles - Bermel, Brahms, Dvorak, Mahler, Schoenberg, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Vaughan Williams, Villa-Lobos


Performed groupmuses (9)

Tribute to Ukrainian Music @ Central Park

  • Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 7:45 PM
  • upper west side New York, NY

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons': Live Dance and Music with the Central Park Foliage

  • Sunday, October 31, 2021, at 4:00 PM
  • Upper West Side New York, NY

This groupmuse happened almost 2 years ago

Ways of Seeing: The String Quartet

  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 7:30 PM
  • City Reliquary, Brooklyn, NY

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Sarabandes, Soliloquys, and Saariaho in an Upper East Side Chateau

  • Sunday, August 30, 2020, at 6:30 PM
  • New York City

This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

Beethoven and the City IV

  • Sunday, March 1, 2020, at 4:30 PM
  • Midtown West

This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

Beethoven and the City II

  • Sunday, February 2, 2020, at 4:30 PM
  • Midtown West New York, NY

This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

Sunday Afternoon String Quartet in SoHo

  • Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 4:00 PM
  • Soho / Nolita New York, NY

This groupmuse happened over 6 years ago


  • Thursday, November 24, 2016, at 12:00 PM
  • Union Square area, New York

This groupmuse happened almost 7 years ago

Madeleine's Birthday Groupmuse

  • Friday, September 2, 2016, at 8:00 PM
  • Union Square area, New York New York, NY

This groupmuse happened about 7 years ago