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Oleksandr Korniev

Oleksandr is currently a student at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory ofMusic, National University of Singapore where he studies with Prof. QianZhou.

In 2012, he won 4th prize in Lysenko International Competition in Ukraine
and was the semifinalist of Singapore International Violin Competition in
2015. In 2016 Oleksandr won Grand Prix of Astana International Violin
Competition in Kazakhstan and 1st prize at Futian International Violin
Competition in China. He has attended master classes with Leonidas
Kavakos, Zakhar Bron, Valeriy Sokolov, Wen-Sinn Yang, Boris Kushnir,
Ivry Gitlis, Edward Grach, Shmuel Ashkenazi, Vadim Repin, Haim Taub,
Paul Rochek and others. As a soloist and chamber musician he performed
in Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Russia, Japan, Israel,
USA, China and Singapore.

Born in Ukraine, Oleksandr started learning the violin when he was 5. In
2001, he was admitted to the Kharkiv Special Middle Music school where
he studied with Prof. Vladimir Switchkarenko. In 2011 he was admitted to
the Kiev National Music Academy where he studied with Prof. Olga
Rivnyak.