Anna Kondratenko – violin
Anna was born in Novosibirsk in family of scientists. With 4 years she started to study music in O.V.Marchenko's class, and then with prof. A.V.Gvozdev. Since she was six she repeatedly wins prizes on All-Siberian, All-Russian and International competitions. When she was seven years Anna participated in the children's concert program of Good-will games in Seattle, (USA), then as a participant of international program “Kids to kids repeatedly” went on tours in the USA, Germany, Japan, Brazil, Switzerland, Italy and France. Her first record has been made when she was just 9 years old for state Minnesota’s radio playing Kabalevsky concerto for violin and orchestra.
Style of Anna's interpretation of Bartok music has been noted by the president of Hungary as "most Hungarian" in year 1998. At the Y.Neaman International competition in a Mainz (Germany) Anna has won the 3 and a Public prize.
After finishing Magnitogorsk musical college Anna went to the Music High School of Cologne in a class of prof. V.V.Tretjakov where she finished her studies. During the studies she has worked as soloist and concertmaster of the Bonn Classic Philharmonic Orchestra, she went on tour (China, Ukraine, Hungary, Lebanon, Malaysia and Russia) with Justus France's international symphonic orchestra and participated as a soloist in the international musical festivals such as Mozarteum (Austria), Ohrid Summer Festival (Macedonia), Holzhauser Music Festival (Germany).
Her students are already winners of such international competitions as: Ochrid Perls, San Remo-Junior and others.
Now Anna is working as a soloist and concertmaster of Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra and F.A.M.E film orchestra under Macedonian Radio Television.