Biography

Anastasia Shanskova is one of the most promising Ukrainian pianist of her generation. Born in Lutsk,Ukraine, she began her piano studies at the age of 4 and 2 years later Anastasiya gave her first public performance.Her teachers include I . Tsigankova, I.Lipatova and B.Fedorova. In 2011 Anastasiya graduated with a Master’s degree at the National Music Academy of Ukraine in Kiev where she studied with Prof. M. Stepanenko.

Anastasia appeared in masterclasses with many international pianists including E.Tarnavska (Poland), T.Dusso (France, I.Olovnikov (Belarus), N.Trull (Russia), A.Orlovetskiy (Russia ), V.Viardo (Russia-USA), B.Petruanshansky (Russia- Italy).

She has performed concerts (solo, chamber music and with orchestra) in Ukraine, Poland, Italy, Spain and has recorded for the Ukrainian radio.
Anastasia has been awarded many prizes including 4 Prize International Competition of Pianists "Horowitz-Debut" (Kiev,Ukraine, 3rd Prize of the International Piano Competition "At the Homeland of S. Prokofiev (Donetsk, Ukraine), 2nd prize of the International Z. Piano Competition Chopin (Szafarnia, Poland), 1st prize of the V.Viardo International Piano Competition (Zaporozhye, Ukraine), 3rd prize of the Blue Bird International Competition (Crimea, Ukraine) and 3rd prize of the E.Stankovich International Competition (Kiev, Ukraine)

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