Vocal-instrumental ensemble from Chicago. Their repertoire consists of Ukrainian traditional folk airs, songs by contemporary Ukrainian composers, songs of the first half of the 20th century, and original pieces written by Paul Goncharoff and Marijka Hawryluk.

Malvy made their concert debut in Chicago in December 1980, Their name "Malvy" is taken from a song by Volodymyr Ivasiuk, the popular Ukrainian composer, who was murdered by agents from Moscow.

The ensemble consists of:
Wally Popowych — Володимир Попович (drums)
Paul Goncharoff — Павло Гончаров (piano and synthesizer)
Marijka Banach — Марійка Банах (vocals)
Marijka Hawryluk — Марійка Гаврилюк (vocals)
George Pawluk — Юрій Павлик (acoustic and electric guitars)
Myrosia Basara —Мирося Басараб (vocals)

Paul Goncharoff and Marijka Hawryluk are the musical directors of the ensemble.

Not to be confused with Мальви, a Ukrainian female ensemble from Lviv.


Malvy Discography Tracks


YFP 1021 Malvy - Malvy album art Malvy Malvy(LP, Album) Yevshan YFP 1021 Canada 1984 Sell This Version

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