Anna Stepanova

Founder and President of the international Golden Saxophone competition. One of the leading saxophonists of Ukraine. Selmer Paris, BG France and Silverstein works artist. Graduated from Russian Academy of Music named after Gnesin (class of People’s Artist of Russian Federation Margarita Shaposhnikova).
Winner of numerous international competitions.

Professor of the South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University named after Ushinskiy.

Soloist of the Odessa Municipal brass theatre named People’s Artist of Ukraine A.Salik. The soloist of the Odessa Philharmonic Society.

Anna gives recitals and master classes both in Ukraine and abroad.

Repertoire of Anna includes music of various styles, from Baroque music to music of the 21st century, dedicated to Anna by Ukrainian and Italian composers.

Ashraf Taghiyev

Executive director of the Golden Saxophone international competition.

Alexander Stepanov

Author of the idea of the beginning of the International Golden Saxophone Competition, artistic director of the international festival of young talents and TV programs ``Zironka``, laureate of the ``People of action» award.