NotaBene Chamber group (Kyiv, Ukraine) was founded in 2015.
The collective is a union of Ukrainian musicians of New Formation:
Maksym Grinchenko (violin), Andriy Pavlov (violin), Ivan Grytsyshyn (viola), Artem Poludenniy (cello), Roman Lopatynskiy (piano), Yuri Nemirovskiy (clarinet).
Repertoire of the ensemble includes classical and contemporary music.
During the existence of the ensemble took part in many musical events in Europe, among which the solo recitals, masterclasses and international festivals:
International festival of Chamber music (Plovdiv, Bulgaria), 2016;
47th International festival Sofia Music Weeks (Sofia, Bulgaria), 2016;
GogolFest (Kyiv, Ukraine), 2016;
International music Festival Bouquet Kyiv Stage (Kyiv, Ukraine), 2018, 2019;
Hvide Sande Masterclass (Denmark), 2017;
Landesmusikakademie (Ochsenhausen, Germany), 2017;
Masterclass Schaffhausen (Y.Menuhin, Switzerland), 2020.
In addition, the result of creative activities of the band is the partnership with the leading soloists, composers, teachers of music academies recognized at the international level, among which: Jose Ribera, Sakari Tepponen, Henrik Brendstrup, Valeriy Sokolov, Ivan Kucher, Denis Severin, Julian Milkis, Andriy Belov, Aleksey Shadrin etc.
Ukrainian violinist Andrii Pavlov and pianist Valeriia Shulga had their first joint performance on year 2007. The activities of their duo, named Sonoro in a couple or years, includes recitals and performances in Ukraine, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, Netherlands.
Among the mentors, who had a significant impact on development of the ensemble are Andrej Bielow, Avedis Kouyoumdjian, Johannes Meissl, Tatiana Arsenicheva, Gyorgy Pauk, Robert Kulek, Philip Setzer. Awards of the duo consistn with prizes of Plovdiv, Salieri Zinetti, Johannes Brahms, Vainiunas and Bortniansky International Chamber Music Competitions.