Natasha Lyashenko

Natalia Lyashenko

(Adult Voice Class Coordinator, Academy Chorus Director)


Natasha Lyashenko received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Novosibirsk State Conservatory, Russia. After completing her studies, she was invited to teach there and to work at the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater. She subsequently lived for two years in Kyoto, Japan where she had a large private voice studio and was affiliated with the Sakai City Opera Company. Since coming to the United States, she has taught at Iowa State University, Roosevelt University, and, since 1997, at Northwestern University. At NU, she teaches voice classes and a performance seminar to non-music major students, and works with the opera chorus.