Dmytro Udovychenko

Dmytro has been studying music since the age of five. At the age of six he began studying at the Kharkiv Specialized Music School directed by Lyudmila Varenina.

Dmytro is a winner of many international music competitions. He won the main prizes at the International Leopold Auer Competition (Russia), at the V Yasha Heifetz International Violin Competition 2017 (Lithuania) and the Grand Prix at the 2018 Andrea Postacchini Competition (Italy). In October 2018, the musician received the Second Prize, the Audience Choice Award, and the Internet Community Prize at the Josef Joachim International Violin Competition (Germany). He played the Pietro Guarneri violin in 1702, provided by the Villa Musica Rheinland-Pfalz Foundation.

Dmytro has performed with famous orchestras: Brandenburger Symphoniker, Slovak Sinfonietta, Sønderiyllands Symphoniker (Denmark), NDR Radiophilarmonie, Moscow Virtuosos Orchestra conducted by Volodymyr Spivakov (Moscow), National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine (Kyiv), Youth Symphonic Orchestra (Kharkiv), Luhansk Philharmonic Orchestra, and Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra.

The musician participated in master classes of professors such as Boris Garlitsky, Natalia Boyarska, Olga Parkhomenko, Dmytro Sytkovetsky, Serhiy Ostrovsky, Anna Chumachenko, Leonidas Kavakos, and Christian Tetzlaff.

In 2013, he was accepted into the class of Professor Boris Garlitsky at the Folkwang Universität der Künste (Essen, Germany). In October 2016, he started his undergraduate classes at the same university.

Dmytro participated in the projects of Kronberg Academy, Violin Channel and Villa Musica Rheinland-Pfalz.

Musician now plays the Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin, provided by the Franz Behrens Stiftung.

VERE MUSIC FUND is supporting Dmytro by proving him with a grant since 2017.

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