Alexandra Meldo

14, flute, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Alexandra studies with Marina Rzhanitsyna at E. Mravinsky Children’s School of Arts in St. Petersburg.

She was prize-winner of the VI Silver Sounds All-Russian Open Children and Youth Festival for Wind and Percussion Instruments Players (Petrozavodsk, 2010), the XXVI and XXVIII N. Rimsky-Korsakov Open Competitions (Tikhvin, 2010, I prize; 2012, Grand Prix), I St. Petersburg Open Competition for Young Wind and Percussion Instruments Players (2011, Grand Prix), I Stockholm International Music Competition (Sweden, 2012, I place), VII  Silver Sounds All-Russian Open Children and Youth Festival for Wind and Percussion Instruments Players (Petrozavodsk, 2013), Getting to Know Profession Festival-Competition (St. Petersburg, 2013, I place), II and IV Young Virtuoso St. Petersburg Open Review-Competitions for Flute Players (2013, 2015 – V (highest) degree virtuoso), XXI D. Shostakovich International Competition-Festival of Children’s Musical Creativity (St. Petersburg, 2013, II prize), II F. Nansen Open Children Music Making Competition (St. Petersburg, 2013, I prize), St. Petersburg Fanfares International Open Competition for Wooden and Brass Wind Instruments Players (2013, II prize), Young Virtuosos International Competition (Sofia, Bulgaria, II prize), the Silver Pipe Competition for Young Wooden Wind Instruments Players (St. Petersburg, 2014, I prize).

Aleksandra participates in school summary concerts regularly. She took part in charity concerts twice. She is participant of Valery Gergiev Art Centers for Young Talents of Russia creative project.

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

Round I

J. Mouquet. Pan and the Birds from Flute of Pan, sonata for flute and piano, Op. 15
J. Andersen. Tarantella

Round II

О. Taktakishvili. Sonata for flute and piano, 3rd movement

Round III

J. Quantz. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G-dur, 3rd movement 


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