Anastasia Feruleva

Anastasia Feruleva, born in 1992, currently based in The Hague, where she is studying with Larissa Groeneveld at the Royal Conservatoire, started her musical education at the age of five in native Russia with Tatyana Demsheva as her first teacher. Between the ages of fourteen and eighteen Anastasia was a student in the Young Talent department of the prestigious Saint Petersburg Conservatory, where she was taught by Vadim Messerman. Among the pedagogues who also contributed to her musical development are Godfried Hoogeveen, Harro Ruijsenaars, Nicholas Jones, Stefan Metz, Eberhard Feltz, Michel Strauss, Anner Bylsma and Raphael Wallfisch.
Having been awarded a number of prizes in regional and nationwide competitions in her home country at an early age, Anastasia went on to become a laureate of the International String Competition in Saint Petersburg, and to take part in international music festivals in Norway and Germany. More recently she was awarded the first prize at the International Cello Competition in Hilversum. She also served as principle cellist of the Dutch National Youth Orchestra during their winter tour of 2013. She has performed in Russia, Norway, Finland, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands; has appeared as soloist performing the works of Dvorak, Lalo and Vivaldi with orchestra. The cello Anastasia plays is a Rombouts from 1710– it has kindly been given to her on loan.