Olga Ivusheikova

Olga Ivusheykova was born in 1971 in Moscow. At the age of five she began her musical training at Moscow Gnessin’s music college (pr. A. Korneev, pr. L. Mironovich). Then she studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Professor Yuri Dolzhikov.

In 2003-2005 she studied baroque flute and early music in Leipzig, Germany in University of Music & Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (pr. B. Csalog).

Olga won the Russian National Competition in age 16, got a special prize in the International Flutist Competition in Scheveningen (Holland) and 2nd Prize in the International Early Music Ensembles Competition “Van Wassenaer” (Haag, Holland)

Her graduation from the Conservatory launched both her performing and teaching careers. In 1997 she gained a teaching position at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory where she became an associate professor in 2006.

2011-2012 Professor, Kurashiki Sakuyo University, Japan

As a soloist O. Ivusheykova plays with symphony orchestras and instrumental chamber ensembles in both cities of Russia and abroad (Germany, Austria, Holland, Great Britain, Switzerland, Italy, USA).

In 1993-1999 she has served as the first solo flute for Moscow Radio and Television orchestra under A. Mikhailov guidance.

Since 2004 Olga Ivusheyikova is Soloist of Pratum Integrum - only Russian orchestra, comprising all the groups of historical instruments.

Ensemble performances make a significant part of the concert activity of O. Ivusheikova. She played with such famous musicians as A. Lyubimov, N. Gutman, W Kuijken, M Pekarski, Jan de Win, А. Bernardini, T. Alikhanov.

In concert programs of O. Ivusheykova are compositions for flute from various epochs – from J. S. Bach up to music of the 20th century’s composers.

Olga Ivusheykova has recorded several CDs with pieces by J. S. Bach, G. Ph. Telemann, A. Tcherepnin. She also made a number of recordings for the Russian Radio Corporation