Ukrainian-American violinist Mira Khomik is a top-prize winner of international competitions including Remember Enescu Competition in Romania, Ugzhorod Silver Bells in Ukraine, and the New Names of Ukraine. She has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in Ukraine, US, Hong Kong, Thailand and Vietnam and her performances were broadcast on National TV and Radio in Ukraine and in the US.
She performed in recitals, concert series and music festivals throughout the US, Italy, Netherlands, in Switzerland and Sweden. Among those are LACMA Sundays Live Series, HEAR NOW New Music Festival of Los Angeles, Incontri in Terra di Sienna Music Festival, Academie de Musique de Lausanne, and the Aurora Music Festival, Sweden.
Ms. Khomik is a member of Divan Consort, a Los Angeles- based ensemble with whom she just released a debut CD published by Albany Records. She is also a founding member of the Royce String Quartet with whom she recently won top prizes at several chamber music competitions. She has performed in concerts with distinguished artists such as Gloria Cheng, Fred Sherry, James Conlon, Movses Pogossian, Guillaume Sutre, Antonio Lysy, Richard O’Neill, and with members of the Talich and BorromeoString Quartets.
Ms. Khomik received performance diploma from Lviv Krushelnytska School of Music in Ukraine, and was invited on full scholarships to continue her music studies in the US where she earned her Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees. Her principal teachers include Movses Pogossian, Guillaume Sutre, Mischa Lefkowitz, Ernest Salem, Oksana Tsap and Ihor Smetanin among others. Passionate for chamber music, Ms. Khomik also had an honor to learn from Midori, Pierre Amoyal, Bruno Canino, James Ehnes, Renaud Capucon, Lynn Harrel, and members of the Guarneri, Ysaye, Jerusalem, Szymanowski and Leipzig String Quartets, among others.
Ms. Khomik holds a faculty position at Fullerton College and also serves as a Chamber Music Teaching Associate at UCLA, where she is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts Candidate. www.mirakhomik.com