Tatjana was born in 1971 in Skopje into a family of musicians. Her father is the renowned clarinettist and Professor Ivan Kocharov. Together with her sister Marija, they follow his footsteps. She started playing the violin when she was seven years old in the class of Prof. Pavlina Misirkova, where she also completed her secondary music education. As a student she regularly performed in all school concerts and competitions, where she has been awarded numerous prizes on national and federal level. Tatjana performed recitals in Skopje and other cities in Macedonia and also performed as a soloist with the Macedonian Philharmonic in 1989. In 1990, she entered the Faculty of Music in Skopje as a student of Prof. Mihajlo Kufojanakis, where she completed her education with highest marks.

During her studies, she became a member of the Youth Chamber Orchestra (as the only female member), under the direction of maestro Vancho Chavdarski. For a while she was also a member of the orchestra of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet. Since the beginning of her university education, she is a permanent member of the orchestra of the Macedonian Philharmonic as a part of the group of first violins, where she stayed until today. With the Philharmonic and the Chamber Orchestra she has performed numerous concerts in the country and abroad, collaborating with eminent soloists and conductors: USA, Poland, the Czech Republic, Israel, Spain, China, Serbia, Croatia…

In 1998 she started her Master’s studies in the class of Prof. Ratka Dimitrova, which she completed in 2000 with the highest marks, earning the title of Master of Violin. She is a permanent member of F.A.M.E.’s – a film music studio.

Tatjana spends her free time in the kitchen and going on walks with her family. She enjoys making music and discovering new interpretative secrets with her husband, Aleksandar Goshev, a French horn player also in the Macedonian Philharmonic, as well as her son Simeon and her daughter Bozhana – violinists who follow their parents’ footsteps.

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