Nadežda Bardjuka was born in 1991 in Riga (Latvia). She started her musical education at the age of 7. She graduated from Emils Dārziņš music college in 2010 with Maija Prēdele and from Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music in 2016 with Prof. Eleonora Testeļeca, furthered her knowledge abroad at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest with Otto Kertesz. In 2018 she obtained her master’s degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Brussels (Belgium) under the guidance of Olsi Leka.
Nadežda Bardjuka has participated in many festivals, had concerts in Europe as an orchestra, chamber and solo musician. She has won several national and international prizes, including first prize at the International Karl Davidov Cello competition in Kuldiga (Latvia) in 2014. Nadežda participated in masterclasses with such distinguished artists as Garry Hoffman, Giovanni Sollima, Miklos Perenyi, Tamas Varga, Johannes Meissl, Maria Kliegel, Rudolf Leopold, Jeroen Reuling and Quatuor Ebène.
She has also been engaged to work as a guest musician with high-level orchestras and conductors, including the National Orchestra of Belgium, Davos Festival Camerata, YES Camerata, Baltic Youth Philharmonic.
* Nadežda Bardjuka take position during Madara Norbūte's maternity leave from June 2018 until March 2020.