(composer, carillonneur, organist, thereminist)
Olesya Rostovskaya was born in 1975. Study piano at Anna Artobolevskaya class. After Russian Central Music School, from 1993 to 2000 she completes her study at Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory with specialization “composition” (class of Professor and head of CMC composition department – Albert Leman) and in 2001 with specialization “organ” (class of Professor Oleg Yanchenko). From 1999 she began to play Theremin with Lydia Kavina. From 2003 she began to play Russian bell tradition. From 2006 she began to play carillon. In 2008 she has graduated the Saint-Petersburg State University as carillonneur (the first in the world Russian Carillon Diploma) and in 2009 – Royal Carillon School “Jef Denyn” in Mechelen (class of Professor Jo Haazen).
Now Olesya Rostovskaya has huge activity as a composer with her compositions for symphony and chamber orchestras, different ensembles, choir, organ, carillon, Theremin, vocal, music for theater, radio, electro acoustic music, which already played in Russia, Ukraine and West Europe.
Olesya Rostovskaya also is active performer with authentic, classical and contemporary repertoire and improvisations.
She recorded CD “Soul of a Bell; Russian carillon music”, she makes cycles of radio-programs about theremin, organ and carillon music.
Her music was awarded by such music contests, like: Sacred music contest (1996); First National Young Composers Contest (1999); “New generation music” contest (2000); Massalitinov’s national music contest (2005); Piano improvisation contest (2006); Russian Artiada (2010)
Member of Russian Composers Union, Member of Russian Association of Electro-Acoustic Music, Member of Association of Russian Organ Art.