Valentina Nenasheva, Piano – Biography
Valentina was born in Uzbekistan 1982, graduated from Central Music School ‘Uspenskiy’ in Tashkent and performed with the orchestra of Radio-Television Tashkent with J.S.Bach concert in f-minor, as well as a concert by F. Chopin in f-minor.
She has a great lover for chamber music and in 1998 she received a “Pro Corda Chamber Music School” scholarship under the auspices of a professor from the Royal Academy of Music, where she attended a chamber music course in classes of musicians such as James Kirby, Robert Max and Itzhak Rashkovsky. She won the first prize at the Republic Competition (2000), and in the same year she was admitted to the class of Professor Ivan Gajan at the Academy of Music Arts in Bratislava.
During her studies, she performed as a soloist and chamber artist, attended masterclasses with Jelena Richter, Airapetian (Russia), and Alexei Sultanov (USA). Four years later, she went to study at the Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in the class of Irina Bogacheva (in St. Petersburg). After successfully completing her studies, she enrolled in master’s studies in the class of Iris Kobal at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad in Serbia.
During her studies, she worked at the Department of Wind Instruments and since 2009 she has been an assistant in the class of Professor Ratimir Martinović at the Piano Department. She recorded the composition Gaspard de la Nuit 3 poems for piano d’apres by Aloysius Bertrand by Maurice Ravel for RTV and also successfully collaborated with the Austrian flutist prof. Norbert Girlinger, D.A., saxophonist Srđan Paunović, TAJJ Quartet and others. Since 2013, she has been performing with violinist Robert Lakatoš and cellist Marko Miletić as a member of the Valmaro Trio Ensemble.
Valentina Nenasheva is currently teaching accompaniment at the piano department of the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad (Serbia) and attending doctoral studies in the class of prof. Kemal Gekić.
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