Maria Grigoryeva[22 years old , St-Petersburg, Russia]Student of two departments in State Conesrvatory – violin and composition.Maria is winner of several competitions: International competition for young musicians, organized by association “Art and Pedagogic of 21 century” (1 prize, violin, Finland), Competition of Shostakovich (3-rd prize, composition, Russia. She is author
of symphony, quartets, solo-pieces for different instruments, different ensembles, and a lot of music for percussion), Winner of harp society (as harp-composer), International Competition of chamber music of Rubinstein (3-rd prize, Moscow).Is an active musician. Had concerts in Russia, Norway, Sweden, Holland, Finland, Austria, Germany. Participated in different festivals: Shubertiade (Austria), Orlando Festival (Holland), Barent’s Days (Norway), Sound Ways (Russia), Fin de Siecle (Russia), Week of Conservatory (Russia). Has been studying in summer Academies in Germany and Holland.Now is art-director, violinist and composer of her own ensemble . It’s the one ensemble of contemporary music in St-Petersburg, and even there are no such analogs in hole Russia. had recitals in Philharmonia of St-Petersburg and in different other halls. Repertoire is huge, but the main idea is to create ensemble for performing of her own music. had participated in different Festivals of contemporary music around Russia.Also has a lot of projects. The main idea is synthesis of arts. Now is working for ballet with her electronic music. Maria is playing electric violin, also practicing drums by herself.Co-operates with many Petersburg musicians, DJs, dancers, video-artists. Works in directions: from classics to electro-acoustics, ambient, a chill-out, minimalism, minimal-techno, techno, jazz, avantgarde, film music, theatre, plastic theatre, performance.
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