Antanina Kalechyts

Antanina began developing her versatile musical talent in Minsk (Belarus), where she studied piano. Her interest in playing organ led her to the University of Music and Performing arts in Graz (Austria). She graduated from the University with the Master degrees in organ, Church music with the specialization in Gregorian chant and orchestra conducting. She became a leading soloist of Gregorian Chant Ensemble of the University. After the studies, she co-founded "Graces & Voices". Antanina has led some master courses for Gregorian chant in Austria, Italy and Belgium. Antanina is a winner of many competitions of organ music. Pursuing her career as a professional concert organist, she has performed in various European countries. Antanina holds an artistic doctorate degree in the field of the interpretation of Gregorian chant. As an orchestra conductor she performs in various musical projects mainly in the field of opera and contemporary music.