Oleksandr Leonov

EDUCATION

2016 – present – R. Glier Kyiv Institute of Music. Piano teacher – Yuliana Yablonska.

2012-2016 – R. Glier Kyiv Institute of Music College Division. Graduated with honors.

2003-2012 – Zaproizhzhya Children’s Music School no 4. Piano teacher – Natalia Valter.

MASTER CLASSES

Boris Bloch (Germany, 2016).

Mark Lakirovich (USA, 2016).

Yury Kot (Ukraine, 2016).

Antony Baryshevsky (Ukraine, 2016).

Natalia Kudritska (Ukraine-France, 2014).

Valery Piasetsky (Russian Federation, 2013).

Yakov Kasman (USA, 2013).

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

When studying in Zaproizhzhya Children’s Music School Oleksandr was a soloist of Zaproizhzhya Children’s Philharmonic and also participated in gala concerts of Zaproizhzhya Philharmonic named after M. Glinka.

As a student of R. Glier Kyiv Institute of Music Oleksandr often appears at such concert venues as National Philharmonic of Ukraine, Recording House of the Central Radio and Television of Ukraine, National Music Academy of Ukraine after P. Tchaikovsky.

National Scientists’ House, National Teachers’ House, Radio Aristocrats.

He made his concerto debut in 2013 performing Beethoven Concerto no.1 at the “International Summer Music Academy” in Kyiv with National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine under the baton of Natalia Ponomarchuk.

In 2017 Oleksandr had a number of solo recitals in Europa:

Großen Saal des Pfarrheims Schweitenkirchen.

Rathaus Saal in Pfaffenhofen.

Konzert Saal in Schrobenhausen.

Cortot hall in Paris.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2017 – International Horowitz Piano Competition (Ukraine) – 3rd prize and bronze medal.

2017 – Yamaha Music Gulf FZE (UAE) – Yamaha Scholarship Program Winner.

2016 – International Dmitry Shostakovich Piano Competition, DSCH (Ukraine) – the best romantic piece performance Special Prize.

2016 – Orlova Piano Competition (piano ensemble category) (Ukraine) – 1st prize.

2013 – International Neuhaus Music Competition (Ukraine) – 1st prize.

2013 – IV International Viardo Competition (Ukraine) – 4th prize.

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