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Balalaika Society
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The group includes founding members Janet Bohm (prima balalaika), Kathy Hulan (sekunda balalaika), and Dick Hulan (kontrabass balalaika). They are joined by Washington Balalaika Society orchestra conductor Svetlana Nikonova (prima domra) and her husband Vladimir Zakharevich (bayan), both of whom studied Russian folk instruments at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg, Russia. All members of the Beltway Balalaikas live in Fairfax County, Virginia, and appear regularly in concerts of the WBS orchestra in the area.


    Svetlana Nikonova
    Janet Bohm
    Kathleen L. Hulan
    Vladimir Zakharevich
    Richard H. Hulan