Brenda Vongova is a concert pianist and choral soprano who has performed at internationally-renowned venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre, as well as the United Nations.  She performed the world premiere of the “Piano Concerto for the United Nations” in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations - with the United Nations Symphony Orchestra in May 2015.  She has also spent several years teaching classical piano to the blind, the visually impaired, the disabled and children from underprivileged communities. 

Born in Canada, Ms. Vongova received the foundations of her music education at the Royal Conservatory of Music.  Ms. Vongova holds a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Studies with concentrations in Performing Arts and European Studies from the University of California.  While pursuing graduate studies at Harvard, Ms. Vongova was invited to join the cabinet of the sixty-second President of the United Nations General Assembly.  From there, she continued on to work in the cabinets of two other Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly, the office of the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, as well as the executive office of the United Nations Secretary-General.