Oxana was born in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan in 1987.
She started playing piano at seven and studied with Valentina Tartyshnaya at the Special Music School for highly talented children.
In 2002 she moved to Moscow, where she was a pupil of Tatiana Rakova at the Academic College of Music.
In 2010 Oxana graduated from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where she studied with Elena Kuznetsova.
Currently she studies with Dmitry Alexeev on the MPerf course at the Royal College of Music and she also continues her education in Moscow, where she works on her doctorate on the piano concertos of Bela Bartok and studies under tutelage of Elena Kuznetsova.
Competition success include 1st Prize at the Scottish Piano Competition in Glasgow, UK in 2010 and at the B. Dvarionas International Piano Competition in Vilnius, Lithuania in 2004 (with a special prize for the best interpretation of 20th century music),
2nd Prize at the Almaty International Piano Competition in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan in 2011,
3rd Prize at the Sendai International Music Competition in Japan in 2007 (with a special prize for the best interpretation of the 20th century concerto).
She was awarded 4th Prize, the International Music Critic Prize and a Special Prize for the best interpretation of F. Busoni's work at the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in Italy and 3rd Prize at the International China Shanghai Piano Competition in China, both in 2009.
Oxana has performed in important venues across Europe (Italy, Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, Portugal, United Kingdom), in Japan, China, Syria, Columbia, Panama and Brasilia.
Her most important appearances include:
Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto with the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra and with the HangZhou Philharmonic Orchestra,
Prokofiev's Second Piano Concerto with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Pilsen and with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Liszt's Second Piano Concerto with the Kazakh State Symphony Orchestra and Boris Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto with Latvian Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra.
This season's engagements include recitals in Moscow, London, Copenhagen, concert tour throughout Scotland etc.
In 2010 Oxana Shevchenko has recorded her debut CD for "Delphian Records".