Aglaya Shuplyakova

Aglaya Shuplyakova was born in St. Petersburg. She graduated from the
Secondary Special Music School of the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov State
Conservatory (class of Mikhail Kraits), then, in 2001– from the St. Petersburg

Conservatory (class of Professor Gleb Nikitin). The flutist is a laureate of the
International Competition of Performers on Woodwind Instruments in Moscow (II
prize, 1994) and the International Competition of Young Performers of Academic
Music "Concertino Prague"; (Czech Republic, II Prize, 1996). In addition, in 1997,
as a student of the Conservatory, Aglaya Shuplyakova was awarded the title of the
winner of the grant competition 'Muses of St. Petersburg". As an ensemblist, she
performed in the best concert halls of St. Petersburg, Moscow, Portugal. Since
2000, she has been a soloist and an artist of the Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra.