Master class by Oleksiy Shadrin (cello)

December 13, from з 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

House of Scientists (Kyiv, 45 A Volodymyrska Street), 1st floor.

The master class is held within the framework of the VERE MUSIC ACADEMY 2020 program.

Active participation is free of charge. Selection by videos. The video must be recorded after September 1, 2019. The link to YouTube and the application form in MS Excel file can be emailed until November 29 to The application can be downloaded from the foundation’s website – Please attach your CV to the application in MS Word format. The number of musicians who will take an active part in the master class will be determined by the teacher.

Passive participation is free of charge. Free entrance. Link for the registration  –

On December 13, 6:30 p.m., after the master class, violinist Valeriy Sokolov and cellist Oleksiy Shadrin will meet with students and teachers of Ukrainian music schools, colleges, and academies. Free entrance. The meeting will begin with a small concert, which the musicians will play with their friends.

The questions you would like to ask Valeriy Sokolov and Oleksiy Shadrin can be sent in advance either through the application for participation in the master class – for active participants, or through the registration form – for passive participants. You can also ask your questions by sending an email to (be sure to indicate who the question is addressed to in the subject line of the email). And, of course, you can ask your questions to the musicians directly at the meeting – either in person or via e-mail

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Full program VERE MUSIC ACADEMY 2020 на сайті VERE MUSIC FUND.

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Oleksiy Shadrin was born in 1993 in Kharkiv to a family of musicians.

At the age of seven, he entered the Kharkiv Specialized Music School, class of Professor Olena Shchelkanovtseva. In 2010 he entered the Hanover Higher School of Music and Theater, class of Professor Leonid Gorokhov. Since 2016 he has been a student of the Cronenberg Academy, class of Professor Frans Helmerson. In 2016 and 2018, Oleksiy Shadrin actively participated in the cello master classes of the academy, where in 2016 he received a scholarship from Borys Pergamenshchikov. In 2020, he joined the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in the class of Gary Hoffman.

Oleksiy Shadrin is a finalist of the III International David Popper Competition in Hungary. In 2012 he received the First prize at the Mykola Lysenko International Music Competition in Kyiv. In 2018 he received the Third Prize at the Prague Spring Competition.

He has repeatedly performed as a soloist and in ensembles in Ukraine and abroad. The musician plays a modern instrument by master Haiko Seifert, Plauen.

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VERE MUSIC ACADEMY is a permanent master class program from VERE MUSIC FUND. It helps open Ukrainian performers’ access to best educational practices that used to cost them a lot of time, effort and money. But now it is possible to get to master classes of world-famous teachers and musicians without leaving Ukraine. it is also absolutely free.

In addition, the VERE MUSIC ACADEMY program includes one-day master classes from well-known Ukrainian artists who have already received worldwide recognition. When they come to perform in Ukraine, they set aside one day in their schedule to work with Ukrainian students.

The project is implemented in cooperation with the UKR Artists agency.

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