Russian classical guitarist Asya Selyutina regularly appears as a soloist, in chamber music ensembles, with orchestras and as a juror at competitions. Selyutina has performed in Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Turkey, Israel, Norway and Germany, and was the first Russian guitarist to perform at musical festivals in India, Bhutan and Iran.
Selyutina has received awards at several international guitar competitions, including in Belgorod, Voronezh and Saint Petersburg (Russia), Ukrainka and Kiev (Ukraine), Arhanes (Greece), Belgrade (Serbia), and Borgo Val di Taro and Gorizia (Italy).
She graduated from the Alfred Schnittke Musical College, the State Classical Academy in Moscow and the Hochschule für Musik ‘Franz Liszt’ Weimar, where she studied with Thomas Müller-Pering. She also took masterclasses with guitarists such as Elena Papandreou, Fábio Zanon, Philippe Villa, Zoran Dukić, Jason Vieaux and Odair Assad among others.
In 2009 her debut album was released by Kreuzberg Records, and was highly acclaimed by press and celebrated guitarists. Contemporary composers have written works dedicated to her. Selyutina teaches as associate professor in the classical guitar department of the State Classical Academy, RGU Kosygin, Moscow.
Role: Classical Artist