Polina Vozhova

12, percussion, Novosibirsk, Russia

Polina studies with Sergei Nokhrin at Novosibirsk Special Music School (College).

She was prize-winner of all-Russian and international competitions, such as: the IV Siberian Music Assemblies Open All-Russian Competition-Festival for Young Wind and Percussion Instruments Players (Novosibirsk, 2011, III prize), V Siberian Music Assemblies International Competition-Festival for Young Wind and Percussion Instruments Players (Novosibirsk, 2014, I prize), Siberian Music Assemblies Open All-Russian Festival for Young Performers of Ensemble Music (Novosibirsk, 2013, II prize within a quartet), X Hope Krasnoyarsk International Music and Theatre Competition (Krasnoyarsk, 2014, II prize). As soloist she played with Novosibirsk Youth Folk Instruments Orchestra, Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra, Russian Academic Orchestra of Novosibirsk State Philharmonic Society. She was participant of Trans-Siberian Art Festival in Children to Children program (2015). Polina is scholar of Novosibirsk Region Governor (2015).

Performance program at the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker':

Round I

J. S. Bach. Prelude from Partita No. 3 in E-dur for violin solo (arranged for marimba)
V. Thomas. Romance in a-moll (vibraphone)

Round II

G. Bizet. Carmen Suite (arranged for marimba and piano by Linda Maxey)
F. Passerone. Petites pieces No. 6 (multi percussion)

Round III

D. Shostakovich. Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 1, 4th movement Burlesque (adaptation for xylophone and orchestra)


Eliminated in Round I of the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'Nutcracker'.