His instrumental prowess as well as his enthusiastic personality will be an inspiration not only to his fellow clarinetists, but to the entire world of music.
International Soloist, Conductor, Recording Artist
Artist Faculty: The Juilliard School, The Manhattan School of Music, The Mannes School of Music, The CUNY Graduate Center
Andrei started his musical education at the age of four in the School of Music named after Dmitry Shostakovich with a piano teacher Irina Matveeva.
Now Andrei is a student of professor François Benda in Basel Music Academy.
In 2020, Andrei graduated with honors from the Moscow Gnessin School of Music in two specialties: clarinet (Anton Prischepa’s studio) and piano (Anna Arzamanova’s studio). Then he used to be a Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard School’s student and had a honour of studying with Charles Neidich.
Since the age of 12 he has been actively involved in concerts.
Andrei has performed more than 500 concerts in various Russian and foreign halls, such as the Great, Small and Rachmaninov’s halls of the Moscow State Conservatory, Concert Hall "Zaryadye", Concert Hall of Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Chamber, Theater and Svetlanov halls of the Moscow International House of Music, “Smetana hall” in Prague, the Great hall of Berlin Philarmonic and many other halls of the Czech Republic, France, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
Participated in the “New Opera World”opera symphony laboratory. Also, Andrei is a member of YSOR of Yuri Bashmet.
During his studies, Andrei became a laureate of various international competitions, including the “Blue Bird”Competition for Young Talents, the 16 Nutcracker International Television Competition for Young Musicians, 51 “Concertino Praga” International Radio Competition, the Rotary International Competition and many others.
He became a grant-holder of the Moscow Government, the owner of a grant from the Mayor of Moscow, a grant-holder of the Vladimir Spivakov’s International Charity Foundation, the New Names International Foundation and the Yuri Rozum Foundation.
Andrei was an active participant in the Junior Music Tour project since the beginning till the end.
Has taken part in such festivals as: 49th Jihočesky Festival Concertino Praga, January Evenings, Winteravonden Aan de Amstel.
Vladimir Fedoseev, Denis Vlasenko, Yuri Bashmet, Stephen Lorenzo Cremer, Alexei Vereshagin, César Álvarez, Yuri Tkachenko, Ayyub Guliyev, Yuri Medianik, Claudio Vandelli, Dimitris Botinis, Arsenti Tkachenko, Freddy Cadena, Chuhei Iwasaki, Sergei Oselkov.