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Alexandra Dovgan was born in 2007. She began to study the piano at the age of 5. Dovgan currently studies at the Moscow Central Music School of the Moscow Conservatory (Mira Marchenko’s class). She is the winner of the Villahermosa Internet Contest (Mexico, 2014), the 9th International Ural Prokofiev Competition (Yekaterinburg, 2015), the 11th International Safonov Young Pianists Competition (Pyatigorsk, 2015), the I All-Russian Music Talents Internet Contest (Moscow, 2015), the 13th International Young Musicians Competition (Piano Category, Moscow, 2016), and the 18th International Nutcracker Television Contest (Moscow, 2017). Dovgan is also a prize-winner at the Vladimir Krainev Moscow International Piano Competition (2nd prize, Moscow, 2017) and the 4th International Astana Piano Passion Competition (2nd prize, 2017). She has received a special prize from the Yamaha company. The young pianist has taken part in various international festivals and has toured in Russia and abroad. Dovgan receives scholarships from the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation, Mstislav Rostropovich, and the New Names Foundation.