Venue: Cairnhill Community CentreDuration: 30minsTime: Between 3pm - 9pmDate: 21 August (Tuesday) and 23 August (Thursday), 2018Fees: $85
If you require more time, the classes are conducted in 30mins durations. Please specify in the form duration of the class you would like to go for.
The cellist Aleksey Shadrin was born in 1993 into a Ukrainian family of musicians in Kharkov. At the age of seven he entered the Kharkiv National University of Arts for gifted children and studied with O M Schelkanovzena. He enrolled as a junior student at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media and later continued his studies with Professor Leonid Gorokhov. He has also taken part in masterclasses with Alexander Rudin, Gary Hoffman, Maria Kliegel and Ivry Gitlis. Since 2004 he has been a scholar of the International Charity Foundation founded by the violinist and conductor Vladimir Spivakov.
Aleksey Shadrin won the first prize at the 4th M. Lysenko International Music Competition in 2012. He was also a finalist at the third David Popper International Competition in Hungary in 2005 and at the sixth “Nutcracker” International Competition in Moscow the same year. He also won second prize at the International Competition in Minsk in 2008 and first prize at the Lysenko International Music Competition in Kiev in 2012. He has performed as a soloist in his home country, Ukraine, and, for example, in Russia and France and has appeared in concerts with artists such as Pavel Baleff, Valeriy Sokolov and Evgeny Izotov.
Aleksey Shadrin plays a modern instrument by violin maker Haiko Seifert von Plauen.
In 2016 Aleksey Shadrin was an active participant in the Cello Masterclasses, where he was awarded the Boris Pergamenschikow Scholarship. In 2017 he took part in the Kronberg Academy Festival and played in the benefit concert in remembrance of the musical achievement of Mstislav Rostropovich in Kronberg Academy’s event Appointment with Slava. Since October 2016 Aleksey Shadrin has been studying at Kronberg Academy with Frans Helmerson. These studies are funded by the Nikolas Gruber Stipendium.