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Tetiana Shafran

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Born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1989, Tetiana Shafran started playing piano at the age of three. She graduated from the Lysenko Special Music School and the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine with A. Vasin (2012) and O. Yablonskaya Piano Academy with Prof. Oxana Yablonskaya (USA-Israel), and from 2015-2017, studied in Spain and Israel.

Tetiana is the 2019 winner of the Second Triennial Olga Kern International Piano Competition and prizewinner of approximately 18 other international piano competitions. Among those prizes are: 1 award of Concours International de Piano France-Amériques (Paris, France, 2019); 3 award of VII Parnassos International Piano Competition (Monterey, Mexico, 2018); 3 award of 18th Jose Iturbi International Piano Competition (Valencia, Spain, 2013); 2 award of Concorso Pianistico Internazionale “Città di San Donà di Piave” (Italy, 2019); 2 award of International Piano Competition “Monopoli Prize” (Barletta, Italy, 2015); 1 award of Emil Gilels International Piano Competition (Odessa, Ukraine, 2015); 1 award of the Carl Filtsch International Piano Competition (Sibiu, Romania, 2016); 1 award of Antonio Napolitano International Piano Competition (Salerno, Italy, 2017).

She has performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls of Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia, including the Grand Theatre (Shenzhen, China), Lindeman Hall (Oslo, Norway), Llevellyn Hall (Canberra, Australia), Main Hall of Palau de la Musica (Valencia, Spain), Theatre Mohammed V (Rabat, Morocco), Sala Cecilia Meireles (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Felicja Blumental Music Center (Tel Aviv, Israel), Congress Hall (Gabala, Azerbaijan), and many others. She performed with many orchestras and conductors, such as maestros D. Yablonsky, H. Earle, F. Krager, G. Glinka, M. Dyadyura, M. Anamammedov, and many others.

She has also recorded for radio and TV productions for Italian, Israeli, Spanish, and Ukrainian broadcasts.

Tetiana Shafran

Meet the Musicians

FIRST VIOLIN
Carmelo de los Santos
Karen McKinnon Concertmaster Chair
Sarah Tasker •••
Assistant Concertmaster
Ana María Quintero Muñoz
Joan Wang +
Heidi Deifel
Juliana Huestis
Barbara Rivers
Nicolle Maniaci
Barbara Scalf Morris

SECOND VIOLIN
Rachel Jacklin •
Carol Swift •••
Julanie Lee
Jessica Retana ++
Liana Austin
Lidija Peno-Kelly
Sheila McLay
Brad Richards

VIOLA
Laura Chang
Kimberly Fredenburgh •••
Allegra Askew
Christine Rancier
Laura Steiner
Michael Anderson
Lisa DiCarlo
Joan Hinterbichler
Laura Campbell

CELLO
Amy Huzjak
Jonathan Flaksman •••

Carla Lehmeier-Tatum
Ian Mayne-Brody
Dana Winograd
David Schepps
Lisa Collins
Elizabeth Purvis

BASS
Mark Tatum ••
Katherine Olszowka
Terry Pruitt
Marco Retana
Frank Murry

FLUTE
Valerie Potter
Esther Fredrickson
Jiyoun Hur ••+
Noah Livingston ••++

PICCOLO
Esther Fredrickson

OBOE
Kevin Vigneau
Amanda Talley

ENGLISH HORN
Melissa Peña ••+
Rebecca Ray ••++

CLARINET
Marianne Shifrin
Lori Lovato •••
Jeffrey Brooks

E-FLAT CLARINET
Lori Lovato

BASS CLARINET
Jeffrey Brooks

BASSOON
Stefanie Przybylska •
Denise Turner

HORN
Peter Erb •+
Alana Yee +++
Allison Tutton
Andrew Meyers
Maria Long ••••

TRUMPET
John Marchiando
Brynn Marchiando
Sam Oatts ••

TROMBONE
Aaron Zalkind
Byron Herrington

BASS TROMBONE
David Tall +
Robinson Schulze ++

TUBA
Richard White

TIMPANI
Micah Harrow •+

PERCUSSION
Jeff Cornelius
Kenneth Dean
Emily Corneliu

Principal •
Associate Principal ••
Assistant Principal •••
Assistant ••••
Leave +
One-year position ++
Half-year position +++