Sofya Dudaeva was born in Russia, Pyatigorsk, got her first higher musical educationin State Musical College named after Gnesin in Moscow. Later she moved to Norway to study with Gro Sandvik, a former principal flute of Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, member of Bergen Woodwind Quintet.
Sofya has a Bachelor Degree in Performance from University in Bergen, Grieg Academy. During her master studies in Bergen, she traveled to Malmö, Sweden to study with Anders Ljungar-Chapelon at Lund University, Music Academy in Malmö.
In 2012 she received Master Degree with honors at UiB, Grieg Academy in Bergen. During her studies Sofya participated in numerous masterclass and festivals, performed for world famous musicians. In 2010 she performed Nielsen Flute Concerto in Tokyo and Bergen with Bergen Youth Orchestra.
During the Summer Opera Academy in 2010 Sofya was awarded ?Ole Bull Talentpris? in collaboration with Den Nye Opera in Bergen. This year she was a soloist with A. Jolivet and J. Kvandal flute concertos in Baku with Azerbaijan State Chamber Orchestra. Solo recitals, concert tours in Finland, Norway, Sweden, Lithuania, Italy, USA, Azerbaijan.
Sofya is a current member of a woodwind quintet, Ruby Chisel Trio (flute, cello, piano), flute & piano duo with Fidan Aghayeva-Edler. In addition to her active freelance carrier Sofya enjoys teaching very much.