Luda is originally from Russia where spent most of her childhood and early adulthood studying piano through a specialized music school, college and university. Upon university graduation she began teaching piano, music theory and music history. In 1999 she immigrated to Canada and shortly thereafter began working as a pianist at North Shore Academy of Dancing. Since coming to Canada she has acquired certification through The Canadian Music Teacher Association and teaches piano and theory from beginner grades to grade 10 in Lynn Valley Music School in North Vancouver, BC. In 2012 Luda moved to Victoria. In Victoria she works in Maple Leaf School of Ballet as a pianist.