Alexandra Mikheyeva

Born in Sverdlovsk (at present Yekaterinburg) on 11 February, 1988.

Started studying trumpet at Children’s Music School № 12 in Yekaterinburg with Mikhail Savinovskih; took part in city- and regional solo and ensemble competitions and festivals, often getting first ratings; also played with the school’s Big Band.

2004-2005:     participated in FLEX (Future Leaders’ Exchange) program studying at the Marion High School (Marion, KS, USA); also took private lessons with prof. Judith Saxton (the Wichita State University); performed with the KMEA (Kansas State Music Association) State Band

2006-2010:     studied at the Academic Music College under the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatoire with Anatoly Yan-Borisov

Since 2010:     studies trumpet at the Moscow Conservatoire with prof. Andrei Ikov, studies with him baroque trumpet as well

Since 2012:     studies at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen (baroque trumpet)

Performs with the Alta Capella early music ensemble (slide trumpet, alto sackbut) and the Baroque trumpets ensemble under direction of Leonid Guriev since 2011.  Participant of master-classes with prof. Stefan Legée (2011, 2012, Moscow), with prof. Susan Williams (2011, Salzburg, Austria; Akademie für Alte Musik Bremen – Internationale Sommerakademie Mozarteum).