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Nikolai Aleksandrovich Shubin, balalaika and domra teacher from St. Petersburg, Russia.

Nikolai Aleksandrovich Shubin is the cerebrated teacher of Russian folk instruments including the balalaika and domra from St. Petersburg, Russia. Special formal concert dedicated to 80th Jubilee of Mr. Shubin (Russian: Николай Александрович Шубин) took place at the famous "State Capella of Saint Petersburg" concert hall. On the picture below balalaika virtuoso Elina Karokhina presents flowers to Nikolai Aleksandrovich, her favorite teacher of the balalaika and domra.

Elina Karokhina, Nikolai Aleksandrovich Shubin, Concert Hall &quote;Capella&quote; St.Petersburg, Russia
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Both balalaika virtuoso Elina Karokhina and Mikhail Smirnov (guitarlaika) were invited to performed at the concert dedicated to the celebration of 80th jubilee of Mr. Shubin.
Elina Karokhina is the musical director of the Russian music and dance ensemble "Barynya".

Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Concert Hall &quote;Capella&quote; St.Petersburg, Russia
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To see more photos and videos from the concert at the "State Capella" Concert Hall in St. Petersburg, Russia please visit

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Barynya Balalaika Duo led by balalaika virtuoso Elina Karokhina is available for hire for any kind of events in Russia, United States of America, and around the world.


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Nikolai Aleksandrovich Shubin's page added to Barynya Entertainment website in March 2012.

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