Berklee alumna · songbird · composer · creative artista · Visual Poet
Over the last 20 years, Ivana Kotov has been performing as a lead singer, composer, choir director and vocal arranger, leaving her heart-printed artistry on tours, seminars and vocal workshops around the globe.
Ivana’s musical canvas is stretched across the 7 seas of hundred collaborations of studio projects and released albums in both US and European Music-verse of Smooth Jazz, Neo-Soul and Gospel.
The very beginning of Ivana's American saga started in '99 when she auditioned for Berklee College Of Music in Boston, MA - where s among thousands of other candidates, Ivana was awarded the highest entering talent scholarship with honorary acceptance to Berklee, where she widely mastered her musicianship in the fields of Performing, Composing, Producing and Music Therapy.
Today, with a world beneath her wings, Ivana has a star map of interstellar connections within her journey through the stars. During her vocal collaboration with the Acid Jazz pioneers - The Brand New Heavies and songstress N’Dea Davenport, Ivana had a privilege to share the jazz stages with the greats such as George Duke, Stanley Clarke and Oleta Adams, performing at the events such as Blue Note Jazz Festival, B.B. King’s Blues club and at the Capital Jazz fest, as well as opening the stages for Will Downing, Tamia and Toni Braxton.
In addition to working as a music educator and an international Jazz singer and composer, Ivana has extensive experience as an interior designer and conceptual photographer, designing a series of unique interior and commercial concepts that merge decor, photography, and visual art.
Today, Ivana is living in New York City, where she is embracing the world with her creative wings.