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Dasha Skorokhodova

Teacher in: Jazz Vocals
Languages of teaching: English, Dutch & Russian

Dasha Skorokhodova was born into a musical family with deep pedigree; her mother a herself a vocal coach & father a trumpet player. Following eight years of classical piano studies in Ukraine, she graduated from the Moscow Conservatory as a Jazz Singer (class of Irina Tomaeva). In 2007 she entered The Hague Royal Conservatoire as a jazz singer where she studied with Rachel Gould, Hein van de Geyn, Manon Heine, Yvonne Smeets, Sanna van Vliet as well as Fay Claassen eternally for Dasha’s project “Baroque, Poetry & Jazz”. In 2011 her debute album “Quality Time” was released to critical acclaim from Dutch critics. Dasha subsequently received special invitation for concerts in Asia and Russia, and in addition to her own concert series throughout the Netherlands has performed at such festivals as: Holland Festival in Amsterdam, Amersfoort Jazz Festival, Breda Jazz Festival and the Zoetermeer Jazz Festival. In 2013 Dasha was a semi-finalist in the Nationaal Jazzvocalisten Concours in Zwolle, the Netherlands & In the same year recieved her Master’s degree from the Royal Conservatoire with a very special barok-jazz project. Dasha uses her talents not only as a singer but also as a composer, arranger and poet. Dasha has previously taught for the the Hague’s ‘Koorenhuis’ as well as the Dordrecht Music school in both group and 1-1 settings.  http://www.dashajazz.com