Russian National Orchestra

Sergei Shakin


Sergei Shakin was born in 1977, in Astrakhan. He graduated from the music high school connected to the Moscow State University and from the Russian Academy of Music named for the Gnesins. At present, he is a graduate student at the Gnesin Academy of Music (studying under Professor O. Tikhonov) and the Higher School of Music in Wurtzburg, Germany (under G. Zhislin). A recipient of first prize in the Cities of Russia competition (Stavropol, 1995), he is an honoree of the New Names fund. He joined the RNO in September 2004.