Alexander P. Yablonsky (Sasha) was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia in 1943. He began playing the piano in 1949. In 1966 he graduated with a master's degree from the Leningrad Conservatory, in 1969 - post-graduate studies. He worked as a pianist, teacher, musicologist. He gave master classes and lectures in Barcelona, Cologne, Riga as well as other cities. From 1990 - 1996 Alexander worked as artistic director of "St. Petersburg - concert" - the largest concert organization in Russia. In 1996 he emigrated to the US. In the US, he has done the following: Boston Ballet (1996 - present), Boston College (1996 - 2006), Art of Music Agency President (1996 - present). Sasha is married and has two daughters and 6 grandchildren.