Nona graduated from Lviv State Music College. At age 15, became soloist of jazz orchestra "Free Ukraine" in Lviv, Ukraine. Directed jazz vocal - instrumental trio, musical piece of theater House of Scientists, the vocal group song and dance ensemble “MAZLTOV“ (Lviv). Winner of statewide review of creative youth devoted to 40th victory anniversary in WWII.
Upon arriving to United States, continued vocal education at Northwestern University (Class of Professor Noll). Became lead vocals and piano instructor at the evening department of EVANSTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL. Assisted “Speech Pathology” office at North Shore Hospital.