Kazakhstan, Almaty Almaty Violin
ANASTASSIYA MARTYNOVA. She began to study music at the age of 4, enrolling in the Prokofiev Children's Music School in Almaty. In the first year, together with her elder sister, Daria, she twice performed with the Orchestra “Camerata of Kazakhstan” conducted by Pavel Tarasevich.
Soon after classes with Kulyash Khayrulievna Moldagulova, she transferred to the Kulyash Baiseitova Republican Secondary Specialized Music School for gifted children. For two years she was a student of Nina Mikhailovna Patrusheva. Then she went to the class of Lydia Vladislavovna Popova.
She gave four Solo Concerts from 2012 to 2016, and performed the Mendelssohn Concerto in E Minor (1 part) with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Erbolat Akhmedyarov. (Almaty, Philharmonic named after Zhambyl).
In 2012, she won the first prize of the Astana-Merey Competition. In 2013, she participates in the International Competition-Festival of Chamber Ensembles and Orchestras (in three ensembles: on the Violin - in the trio and in Ensemble of Violinists, on the Harp - in the trio), (Central Concert Hall Almaty). In 2014, she received a diploma of the Republican Competition in Harp nomination. The International Competition-Festival “Fiestalonia” is also ending successful in two categories: Chamber Ensemble - Grand Prix, Violin - 1st place. She also took part in the Competition dedicated to “The Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan” in Piano, receiving the Diploma “For the best performance of a composer of the 20th century”. In 2015, she again participates in the Fiestalonia International Competition and Festival, and this time receives two first prizes for performing in the nominations - violin and harp. In 2016, she won 2nd place in the Republican competition among violinists.
She took an active part in Charity Events and Class Concerts. She performed solo parts in the following compositions: Violinists Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, and Symphony Orchestra. She participated in several tours with the Ensemble of Violinists in the capital (Astana).
In the graduation class, she was invited as harpist to the post of artist of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra. Working within the walls of the Philharmonic, she performed under the direction of such prominent conductors as Kanat Akhmetov, Erlan Baktygerey, Jeroen Vejerink, Arman Murzagaliev, Gabriel Bebeselea, Valentin Bogdanov and others. During the Music Fest Festival, she performed on the harp the leading accompanying party in the "Meditation" by J. Massenet with the outstanding violinist Dmitry Berlinsky.
She graduated from high school with four degrees in four instruments: violin, harp, piano, and viola.
In 2016, she entered the Kazakh National University of Arts in the violin class of Raisa Kozhabekovna Musakhajaeva. She specializes in harp studies in the class of Nurgazhaeva Svetlana Otarbekovna.
On March 25, 2017, at the opening of the Chamber Hall in the Central Concert Hall “KAZAKHSTAN” she performed the Vivaldi “Summer” Concert from the Seasons cycle with the Chamber Orchestra “Academy of Soloists” conducted by Bakhytzhan Kozhabekovna Musakhajaeva.
During his studies at Kaz NUA, she takes part in many competitions, such as Sixth International Violin Competition, Eurasian Music Games, International Ost-West Musikfest Competition (St. Pölten, Austria), International Inter Cordes Competition (Paris, France), Mirecourt International Violin Competition (Mirecourt, France).
She became the laureate of the third prize at the International Competition “Shabyt”, the second prize at the Republican Olympiad, the first prize of the Seventh and Eighth International Violin Competitions "Astana-Violin", the International Competition “Silk Way”, the Third and Fourth Gaziza Zhubanova International Competitions (in the nominations: piano solo and accompaniment).
In 2018 at the International Competition "Music Must Come from the Heart", dedicated to the 175th anniversary of Sergei Rachmaninov, in 2019 at the International Competition of Creative Youth “Shabyt” and in 2020 at the International Myron Poliakin Violin Competition she won the Grand Prix award.
In November 2019, she won the gold prize at the Delphic Championship between the CIS countries.
Among the intellectual works, she prepared an album album of arranged works for harp as part of a certain ensemble, which included the famous opuses of Piazzolla, Khachaturian, Tchaikovsky, Caccini, Vivaldi, Laparra and other prominent composers. In addition, the Harper’s Golden Album includes works by the author: Folklore-Symphonic Tokatta and Fugue for harp and orchestra, Variations on the theme "Aytym Salem, Kalamkas", Cadenza for Morceau de Concert of Saint-Saens and Impromptu "Si vous saviez ..." for solo harp.