Jane K (Evgeniya Kozhevnikova), a Fulbright Scholar, is a composer, pianist, and educator. Her works has been performed at the regional, national, and international level music events. Jane composes in various styles and genres, from classical to jazz and tango, tastefully blending them together.
In 2019, Jane received a DownBeat Magazine Outstanding Performance award in the Latin jazz category with her jazz-tango compositions. Her piece “Stardust” for solo marimba became one of the winners of “Music Now” contest, a part of Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival in October 2019.
Jane holds her master’s degree in Music Composition through Western Michigan University. She is currently pursuing her second master’s degree in Jazz Performance at WMU.