"Classic Winds" • International Saxophone and Clarinet Competition and Festival

Margarita Shaposhnikova

Margarita Shaposhnikova

Margarita Shaposhnikova —

Margarita Shaposhnikova, professor, Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, people's artist of Russia, founder, Saxophone School in the former CIS territory, authored handbooks and articles and taught winners of the most prestigious world contests, honored artists, and professors, who, in their turn, became founders of saxophone classes in Russian educational institutions of different levels.

Margarita Shaposhnikova’s achievements in art: contest jury member and chairman, top manager of such major events as the annual festival Saxophone Days in Moscow, the regular contest Saxophone Voice in the Modern World, master classes etc. As a performer, pioneered classic music performance in Russia. Many composers wrote for, and dedicated their works of art to, her.

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