The unique duet of soprano and countertenor/tenor combined in 2008 Galyna Khodakivska and Vadym Mitryayev (Mitreaev).
- Galyna Khodakivska was born in Khmelnitskij, Ukraine. She started her concert performances since studying in Ternopil Musical College (1997-2000). From 2000 to 2002 she continued her experience as concert singer on the stage of Khmelnitsky Philharmonic. She graduated Kyiv National Music Academy of Ukraine (2002-2007) as a concert and opera singer.
In 2013 Galyna won 2nd prize in IV International vocal competition ART PREMIER (Kiev, Ukraine) & had a diploma of previous III International vocal competition ART PREMIER. Also she has a diploma of Finalist of International vocal competition by Francesco Albanese 2013 (Naples, Italy) both in sections Canzona Napolitana & Opera singing and special prize of International vocal competition by A.Starcea 2014 (Chişinău, Moldova).
- Mitryayev Vadim was born in Kiev, Ukraine. He graduated National Musical Academy (Kiev, Ukraine) in 2007 where he studied at a class of vocal by V.G.Bujmister. Also he had lessons with bass-baritones Steven Varcoe (UK) and Vassily Savenko (Ukraine-UK). Also he graduated elective course of piano and composition.
In 2009 Mitryayev Vadim won a second prize of the International vocal competition by Alchevskij (Kharkiv, Ukraine), in 2011 – a third prize of the International vocal competition IUVENTUS CANTI 2011 (Slovakia, Vrable), in 2012 he won a second prize of the International vocal competition by Jacub Pustina 2012 (Czech Republic, Žďár nad Sázavou) & and Theater Pygmalion Prize (Vienna, Austria) of the International vocal competition VOX ARTIS (Romania, Sibiu), in 2013 – finalist both in sections Opera singing & Canzoni Napoletani of the International vocal competition by Francesco Albanese (Naples, Italy) and Special prize of the Jury at the International vocal competition by Maria Bieşu (Chişinău, Moldova), in 2014 – second prize of International vocal competition by A.Stârcea 2014 (Chişinău, Moldova).
In 2011 Duet honoured with a Diploma of Amadeus-2011 Festival (Kherson, Ukraine), in 2014 – Diploma of Shoko-Classic Festival (Kyiv, Ukraine) and in 2012 they won a second prize of the II International competition of vocal ensembles named after Bortnyansky (Kiev, Ukraine).
Period from May of 2014 till June of 2016 performers didicated to pedagogic in Terhran conservatory (Islamic repblic of Iran) with subjects classical singing, choir conducting and base piano education. Moreover, it was prepared several concert programms with students’ orchestra and with students of spetial piano course od Prof.Klara Bokochava (Georgia). Also, in October of 2015 happened the Maser-Course in local Tehran House of Music with Galyna and Vadym’s only participating.