Olga received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from the Syktyvkar college of Music in Russia. She started her music education at the Ryazan School of Music for talented children at six years old. Some of her professors included those from the renown Moscow State Conservatory, and she received chamber music coaching.
Mrs. Kovalchuk uses original exercises that integrate technical and artistic training for pianists. In addition, she puts a lot of emphasis on the expression of emotion through music.
She was a teacher and an accompanist at the Music School for children in Russia for 10 years. Many of her students have gone on to festivals, participated in competitions, and performed in solo recitals. She believes music should be something people share with each other and an important aspect if that is being comfortable performing for others.