Anastasia<br /> Novoselova


  • Ph.D. in Art Studies

musician, musicologist, teacher, translator
performer on guqin, xiao, dizi and xun
teacher of Chinese music class at the Scholarly and Art Center World Music Cultures

Born in Chelyabinsk, Southern Urals (1985). Graduated from Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory: master’s degree (2010) and postgraduate studies (2013) in musicology. Ph.D. thesis Silk and Bamboo in the Music Culture of Traditional China (2015, supervised by Assc. Prof. Margarita Karatygina). Engaged in scholarly and practical studies of traditional music culture of China at the Scholarly and Art Center World Music Cultures (since 2006).

Trained at the Tianjin Conservatory under the supervision of Mr. Wang Jianxin and Mrs. Li Fengyun (2008–2009). Teaches guzin, xiao, dizi and xun performance (since 2009). Worked in Colombia (2015–2016), then in China (Beijing, 2017–2018). Resides and works in Moscow since 2019. Performs and organizes concerts and lectures in Russia, Belarus, China, Colombia, Indonesia, Iran, Japan and Lithuania on a regular basis.

Founded a duo called The Wind of Eternity (《永风声》) together with Assc. Prof. Irina Lezhneva, teacher of violin and string quartet at the Glinka Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory. The duo’s repertoire includes her own music composed for violin, guzin, xiao and dizi.