Anna Vavilkina

Anna Vavilkina was born in Moscow in 1978. She studied musicology and playing the organ at the Moscow conservatoire, and church music at the music school of Lübeck and Detmold. In 2002, she distinguished herself from the others during the Minsk international organ competition. In 2008, 2009 and 2011, she was a finalist of the international organ improvisations competitions of Schlägl (Austria), Bielefeld and Münster.
After she completed her studies, she was a musician for the Kerpen Sud-West parishes union. Since January 2014, she has been an organist for the " Babylon " Cinema of Berlin Centre. She is particularly interested in the organ improvisation with many styles and forms, traditional hymns and for accompanying silent movies.

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