Roman Viazovskiy was born in 1974 in Donezk, Ukraine. He studied guitar with
Viktor Kriwenko and Walerij Iwko and conducting with Ludmila Popowa and Vladimir
Viazovskiy in Donezk. In 1995 he received a scholarship from the President
of Ukraine for outstanding artistic achievements. After graduating in 1996,
he began his postgraduate studies with Prof. Reinbert Evers at the Music Academy
in Detmold, Munster Campus. He completed his studies at the Cologne Music
Academy, Aachen Campus with Prof. Tadashi Sasaki.
Roman Viazovskiy has won prizes in numerous national and international competitions.
Concert commitments have led him to almost every European country, to the
Near East, the USA, South America, to Japan, China, Thailand and to the most
important guitar festivals. As a soloist he has played in renowned concert
halls, including the National Philharmonic of the Ukraine in Kiev, the Bunka
kaikan Recital Hall in Tokyo, the Claude-Champagne Hall in Montreal and the
Concertgebouw in Brugges. In March 2007 he had his debut at the Tchaikovsky
Concert Hall of the Moscow Philharmonic.
Roman Viazovskiy has received many international awards and he is fellow
of the GWK, Münster / Westfalia. He has taken part in numerous radio
and television broadcasts in the Ukraine, Germany, Spain, Italy, Croatia,
Hungary and Japan. 2001 saw the release of his debut CD, "Fatum"
(Dreyer.Gaido CD 21001), in 2006 his CD "Sonatas" (CLCL102, ClassicClips)
and in 2011 his album "Zeitenwanderer/Wanderer in Time" was published.
In addition to his career as a concert-soloist, Roman Viazovskiy
is a passionate and highly distinguished teacher. He has taught at various
institutions, master classes and was assistant to Tadashi Sasaki. His experience
includes working with students of all levels, ranging from highly talented
children to academy students and professional guitarists.
Roman Viazovskiy has received a plethora of national and international awards:
||International Guitar Contest Zori, Poland (1.Prize)
International Guitar Contest
Tychy, Poland (2.Prize)
||International Guitar Contest Weikersheim, Germany (1.Prize)
||International Guitar Contest of Tredrez-Locquemau,
||GWK Young Artists Award, Muenster, Germany
||Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe, Germany
||42. Tokyo International Guitar Contest, Japan
||Music Promotion Competition Aachen, Germany (1.Prize)
||34. International Guitar Contest "Michele
Pittaluga" Alessandria, Italy (2.Prize)
||18. International Guitar Contest "Andres
Segovia" Almunecar, Spain (2.Prize)
||8. International Guitar Contest "Guitar Forum Wien",
||5. International Guitar Contest Sernancelhe, Portugal (1.Prize)
||22. International Guitar Contest "Guitar Foundation
of America" Montreal, Canada (2.Prize)