Ksenia Kuelyar

Ksenia Kuelyar was born in Orenburg into a family of professional
musicians. At the age of 6, she began to master the flute and piano and, having
entered the music school for both departments, chose the flute as her specialty.
Teachers (I.B. Khalzova and T.A. Kuznets). In 1997, Ksenia graduated from the
Rostropovich Music College (class of teacher A.A. Kucherov) and continued her
education at the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory (class of
Prof. O.S. Chernyadyeva). After graduating from the Conservatory (2002), Ksenia
improved his skills by attending workshops of the best professors in Europe: Felix
Rengli, Joachim Schmitz and Renata Grice-Armin.
Ksenia Kuelyar is the Winner of the All-Russian Competition | Prize (St.
Petersburg, 2000) and Winner of the international competition of the twentieth
Century Art, Grand Prix (Ukraine, 2004)
In November 2021, Ksenia won the first and only prize at the Nordic Piccolo
Artist Competition in Odense, Denmark.
Since 2008, Ksenia Kuelyar has been an artist of the Honored Collective of
Russia of the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic
named after D. D. Shostakovich under the baton of Y. H, Temirkanov.
Over the years of working in the Honored Collective of Russia, Ksenia has
successfully collaborated with such conductors as Yuri Temirkanov, Maris
Jansons, Zubin Meta, Seiji Ozawa, Ion Marin, Nikolai Alekseev, Iliahu Inbal.
In addition to orchestral practice, Ksenia regularly performs as a soloist with
the Honored Collective of Russia, is a participant of such a festival Flute
Virtuosos; in St. Petersburg, takes part in projects of the Contemporary music
ensemble of the Pro Arte Foundation, gives solo concerts and workshops in Russia,
Germany and Spain.
From 2014-2018, Ksenia Kuelyar taught at the St. Petersburg Conservatory
such disciplines as flute-specialty, orchestral difficulties and chamber ensemble.
Ksenia pays special attention to participation in the projects of the ensemble
Quint Soul, with whom she performed in the best concert halls of St. Petersburg
and took part in the recording of the disc, which included the most famous
Argentine tangos in arrangements for flute, guitar, double bass and piano.