Ekaterina Kornishina

Ekaterina was born in Moscow in a family of scientists and athletes. She started music at the age of 4. As a child she performed at the historical stage of the Bolshoi Theater as part of a children’s choir.

In 2003 Ekaterina entered the Central Music School of P. Tchaikovsky in the class of the famous professor of flute Y.N.Dolzhikov.

At the age of 13 she won โ€œNew Names โ€œ competition and became a scholarship holder of the New Names Foundation. After that Denis Matsuev constantly invites the young flutist to perform at the festivals “Crecendo” and “Stars on Baikal”.

“Ekaterina Kornishina is one of the brightest flutists of the younger generation. Ekaterina is a pupil of the New Names Foundation and she was a student of the great Yury Dolzhikov, a terrific master of flute art. She is a modern, talented, purposeful musician who destroys the stereotype that the wind player can make a career only in the orchestra and successfully builds a solo careerโ€ – says the renowned pianist.

In 2015 Ekaterina made a debut in the Brahms hall in Vienna with Mozart concerto and Wiener Concert-Verein orchestra.

At the age of 18, after graduating from the Central Music School, Ekaterina, at the invitation of Vladimir Spivakov, becomes a soloist of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia and got a present from Vladimir Spivakov – the instrument made by Altus company.

From 11th years old Ekaterina is a regular participant of international music festivals in France, Norway, Germany, Israel, Russia, Greece, Austria and Italy, visits the master classes of the famous professors of Europe, such as Felix Renggli, Francois Laurent, Vicens Prat, Vincent Luca, Shigenori Kudo, David Formizano, Kersten McCall, Andrea Lieberkneht, Philippe Bernold and Sophie Cherie.

Ekaterina Kornishina performs on the same stage with such famous musicians as Denis Matsuev, Vladimir Fedoseev, Vladimir Spivakov, Alexander Sladkovsky, Christian Schultz, Arkady Shilkloper and many others.

“The playing of Ekaterina is an amazing combination of the highest skill, virtuosity, refinement and grace!”, admits the conductor Alexander Sladkovsky.

“From the first rehearsal, I felt creative burning, the joy of creation, the desire to match the unusual style of the proposed works and heard an impeccable sound culture! It was clear that we are dealing with an already formed musician, a creator, and not just an artisan! “, says well-known horn player Arkady Shilkloper.

In 2016 Ekaterina receives a scholarship from Hyundai company for her academic success at the conservatory.

In 2018 Ekaterina finishes the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the class of Professor Alexander Golyshev and enters the Reina Sofia School of Music in Madrid to the class of professor Jacques Zoon.