Zadorozhnuik is a student at Ukraine's leading music school, where before her studied some of the greatest performing artists of the 20th Century, including David Oistrakh, Nathan Milstein and Emil Gilels.
Pianist Olga Zadorozhnuik became one of the first Apogee Merit Scholars from the Stolyarsky State Music School in Odessa, Ukraine, when a jury co-chaired by the Minister of Culture for Odessa Province, the Director of the Stolyarsky School and the President of the Apogee Foundation unanimously selected her for this honor during the 2005/2006 academic year.
For more information, see the Foundation's 13 June 2006 press release.
She also was subsequently selected by the jury at Apogee's first International Music Festival held in Odessa in September of 2006 to receive a Performance Award and a further Apogee Merit Scholar for the 2006/2007 academic year.
For more information, see the Foundation's 3 October 2006 press release.