Galya is an award winning Kazakh/British violinist making her own work as a soloist, improviser and collaborator with artists and composers of varied genres.
She has performed solo shows throughout Europe, USA, India, Turkey, Brazil, and made her sell out debut in Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, where Galya received the Revelación Award by the Music Critics Association of Argentina.
Galya toured Brahms' Violin Concerto as part of 'There Will Be Blood: Live' and premiered Edmund Finnis' 'Shades Lengthen' on BBC Radio 3. She has collaborated with composers Steve Reich, Laurie Spiegel, Suzanne Ciani, Terry Riley, Pauline Oliveros as well as comissioning and performing new works by Hildur Guðnadóttir, Sarah Davachi, Shiva Feshareki, Claire M Singer, Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch, Mica Levi, and CHAINES.
Galya leads the London Contemporary Orchestra and she can be heard on Radiohead's 'A Moon Shaped Pool', Lynne Ramsay's Cannes Film Festival Winner 'You Were Never Really Here', Thom Yorke’s film score for the upcoming remake of ‘Suspiria’, Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ and Oscar nominated ‘Phantom Thread’.
Galya’s debut recording EP ONE is released later this month on NOMAD Music Productions featuring new works for solo violin and electronics.