Anna Romashkova Biography Anna Romashkova was born in 1985 in Khimki, Moscow region, Russia. Studied from 2004 to 2009 at the P.I.Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, Russia where teachers included Tatiana Tchudova (composition), Alexandr Raikhelson and Igor Kefalidi (electronic music), Valery Kikta (instrumentation), Vladimir Tarnopolsky and Yury Vorontsov (music theory). From 2010 to 2013 she took part in master-classes by Brian Ferneyhough, Chaya Czernowin, Klaus Lang, Marc Andre, Rebecca Saunders, Mathias Spahlinger, Pierluigi Billone, Georges Aperghis. Since 2006 she works as an instructor in music theory and history, instrumentation, solfege, harmony and composition at the Academical Music College affiliated with the MSC. Romashkova’s works have been featured at numerous international music festivals, including the Darmstadt festival, "Moscow forum", "Moscow autumn", "Another space", Opus 52 (Russia), Druskomanija 2013 (Lithuania). Her music have been performed in various cities in Russia, Europe and USA by various ensembles, orchestras and performers, such as ensemble InnoVox (Brooklyn), The Studio for New Music ensemble (Moscow), Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, Mark Pekarsky Ensemble of Percussion Instruments, flute quartet «112» (Latvia-Sweden), the Pro Arte Foundation eNsemble (St. Petersburg), GAM-ensemble (Moscow), Ensemble Nostri Temporis (Kiev), Ensemble Wiener Collage (Vienna), Ministry of Defence Orchestra (Moscow), P.I.Tchaikovsky Large Symphony Orchestra (Moscow). Her music has been broadcast in Russia (The voice of Russia, radio Orpheus), Germany (SWR2, WDR3), Sweden, Mexico, and Hong-Kong. Next projects include a new commission for The Studio for New Music ensemble for the concert-portrait in the Chamber Hall of the Moscow Philharmonic Society, a new piece for the Talea Ensemble and participation in the Summer Composition Institute of the Harvard University Music Department.
Published on Jan 7, 2014