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Alla Yashneva (Gorgutsa)
Gilbert, Arizona 85297
United States
Metro Area: Phoenix
Available to Perform in:
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
Booking and Information
Telephone: 480-247-6430
Email: ruharpqueen@hotmail.com
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  • Popular Classic Music
  • Russian Music
  • Popular Music from Movie Soundtracks
  • Etc.


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  • Harpist
  • Arranger
Local Travel: 2000 miles

I will travel to any part of the continental United States as well as Hawaii if suitable travel information and arrangements are made well in advance.

International Gigs: Yes

Performing Since:



Alla has been performing at various functions and events for several years. Performing with college Orchestras, Conservatory Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra under guidance of Maestro O. Soldatov, Orchestra of Gelendzik Institute of Art. Alla has been Performing and instructing in Hong Kong for the last 3 years.


Alla was born in Tuapse, Russia and began her musical education at the age of 8. Her first Harp teacher was famous Marianna Sholokhova, graduate of Moscow Conservatory, a student and follower of Russian National Harp School Founder, Ksenia Erdely. Alla was accepted into the Harp Quartet, formed for most Talented young musicians. This Quartet took part in many competitions in Southern Russia.

At the age of 15, Alla began her formal musical education at State College of Art in Rostov-On-Don. She played with the college Orchestra lead by famous conductor Semen Kats. During this time she was fortunate enough to receive special consultation and training from famous Russian Harp Methodist Mark Rubin. She completed this college in Excellent standing and received Special Honor Diploma.

She then took the Harp and Harmony Course at Rostov State Conservatory named by Rakhmaninov with professor Natalia Dobretsova. Natalia was trained by the very famous professor of St. Petersburg Conservatory, Gordzevich.

In 1981 Alla combined her education and experience to begin instructing in State College Of Music named by D. Shostakovich.In 1984 she received her Masters Degree. In 1985 she began performing as a soloist and a member of several different Orchestras. One of them was the famous Chamber Orchestra (Organ and Chamber Orchestra Music Hall) under guidance of Maestro Oleg Soldatov, winner of "Taskanini Competition" in Italy.

In 1997 she was appointed Deputy Director of Musical college and continued in this capacity until 2002.

In 2002 she was invited to perform in Hong Kong and has worked there teaching and performing for the last 3 years. Alla has been featured performer at wonderful events all over Hong Kong, with regular performances at the Shangri-La in Kowloon, performing also at St. Johns Cathedral and formal Government events. Alla also has worked with Dr. Anthony at Hong Kongs' famous Music and Drama Institute.

She now brings her wonderful talent and training to America. A true pleasure to your ears. Wonderful Music from the Worlds most Beautiful Instrument. Music that needs no translation.

Repertoire Sample:

Old Style Classical:

Pachelbel Cannon in D

Pachelbel Celebrated Cannon

Bach Prelude in C

Handel Prelude in B Flat Major

Dussek Sonatina in F Major


Popular Music:

Starry Starry Night


Moon River

Love Story


Speak Softly Love (From Godfather)


Theme From Titanic

You Are My Everything

Until its time for you to go

Music from Phantom Of The Opera




I'll follow the sun

That Certain Smile

Three Coins in The Fountain

Mona Lisa

Blue Moon


Russian Music:

Tchaikovsky Distant Past

Glinka Nocture

Griboedov Waltz

Khachaturian Oriental Dance

Kikta Singer Sadko

Rubinshtein Romance

Makarova Procession of Nephrotitti (Queen of Egypt)


Romantic music:

Mendelsson On the wind of the song

Schubert Serenade

Hasselmans Serenade melancolique

Renie Au Bord du Ruisseau

Tournier Petites Pieces

Debussy Maid with the flaxen hair


Desired Events:
  • Anniversary
  • Awards Night
  • Banquet
  • Birthday
  • Casino
  • Club
  • Community Event
  • Convention
  • Corporate Function
  • Country Club
  • Cruise Ship
  • Festival
  • Fund Raiser
  • Grand Opening
  • Movie Soundtrack
  • Private Party
  • Reception
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Resort
  • Studio Session
  • TV Soundtrack
  • Wedding
  • Other

Price: $350 - $3000 per Event.

Charges are dependant on distance traveled and duration of performances. If a harp is provided at a remote location the price will be reduced, however if my harp must be transported for a very long distance it will require additional time and expense.

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Alla has performed primarily in Russia and HongKong and listing all of her Clients would be impossible. Having been in America for less than one month it will be necessary to obtain all of this information from abroad and may take some additional time. Alla has many references from places she has perfomed and taught:


College of Music in Novorossiisk, Russia


Organ And Chamber Orchestra Music Hall in Sochi, Russia


Gelendzik Institute Of Music in Gelendzik, Russia


Rostov States Conservatory in Rostov-On-Don, Russia


At The "Troika" in Hong Kong


Music and Drama Institute in Hong Kong

The famous Shangri-La in Kowloon in Hong Kong

Supreme Court Justice
Sandra Day O'Conner
Brian O'Conner


Indy Driver
Danica Patrick

CBS Specials
Phoenix Botanical Gardens

Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Orpheum Theater

Celebrity Theater
Member American Harp Society

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