Tatiana Kolchanova graduated from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and continued post-graduate finishing in 1993. She is a Laureate of the USSR Radio's Competition and worked as a violinist for the USSR Radio and Television Orchestra for 8 years.
From 1996-2006 Tatiana was First Violin for the Glinka State (Russia) Quartet. She taught at the Moscow Conservatory, Moscow Conservatory's Academic Music College and the Central Music School. Several of her students have won International Violin and Quartet competitions. She was an adjudicator for the International Violin Competition in Athens, Greece. She taught chamber ensembles for the New Names Charity Fund's scholars in Moscow (Russia). Ms. Kolchanova continues to perform, record, coach and teach in Portland, where she has resided since 2007. She is currently assistant of concertmaster of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, plays with the Portland Opera as well as freelancing with the Oregon Symphony. She frequently performs and records solo programs, duos, trios, and quartets. She also juried the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Competition in 2010, coached the Junior Symphony of Vancouver, Clark College Orchestra, Piano Trio, String Quartets and was an adjudicator for the VSO Youth Artist Competition 2010 and 2011.