Eastman School of Music, MM
Crane School of Music, Postdam, BM
Alexandra Shatalov is a committed educator and oboist in the Rochester, NY area. She completed her Bachelor’s degree with a major in Music Performance and a minor in Music Business at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam where she was named a Presser Scholar and a winner in the Crane Concerto Competition. She received her Masters Degree in Oboe Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music, studying with Richard Killmer, and was a certificate recipient in the Arts Leadership Program. Alexandra is currently continuing her studies at Eastman, pursuing the Doctorate of Musical Arts. In Rochester, Alexandra performs with the Eastman Philharmonia, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Musica Nova, The Wilmot Wind Quintet, The Genesee Symphony Orchestra, The Greece Symphony Orchestra, and she is a substitute in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to teaching at Nazareth College, Alexandra instructs oboe through the Nazareth Community Music Program and the Eastman Community Music Program. Alexandra has been a member of the AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria, the Banff Festival Orchestra, and she has attended the Banff Masterclass Program for Strings and Winds, the National Orchestral Institute, and in 2008 was a second-place winner in the International Double Reed Society Young Artists’ Competition. Her mentors include Anna Hendrickson, Richard Killmer, and Valentina Shatalova.