Anna A. Shtrom
Candidate of Art Criticism, laureate of international competitions, Dean of the Piano Department at Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory. As a pianist, she gave solo concerts in Russia and abroad (Germany, United States, Serbia, Slovenia, and Macedonia). She toured as a soloist with the Musica Viva Chamber Orchestra conducted by Alexander Rudin and with the Vivaldi Chamber Orchestra conducted by Svetlana Bezrodnaya at music festivals: “Ohrid Summer Festival” (Macedonia), “Festival Ljubljana” (Slovenia), and “Belgrade Summer Festival” (Serbia). She performed with Krasnoyarsk Academic Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra of the Macedonian Philharmonic. She combines her pedagogical and concert activities with scientific research and makes reports at international and national scientific conferences. The main areas of research are chamber-vocal and piano music of Russian composers. In terms of educational and methodological activities, she works out and edits state educational standards, creates exemplary and main educational programs in different training specialties, and acts as an expert in assessing documents and educational and methodical literature, provided by universities. She is an accredited expert of the Federal Education and Science Supervision Service.