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Roman Viazoskiy was born in 1974 in Donezk, Ukraine. From 1988 to 1992, he studied with Viktor Kriwenko at the Donezk College of Music. He continues his studies with Prof. Walerij Iwko (guitar) and Ludmila Popowa (conducting) at the Sergey Prokofiev Conservatory in Donezk. 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:


1993  International Guitar Contest Zori, Poland (1.Prize)
1994 International Guitar Contest Tychy, Poland (2.Prize)
1997 International Guitar Contest Weikersheim, Germany (1.Prize)
1997 International Guitar Contest of Tredrez-Locquemau, France (2.Prize)
1997 GWK Young Artists Award, Muenster, Germany
1998  Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe, Germany (1.Prize)
1999 42. Tokyo International Guitar Contest, Japan (1.Prize)
2000 Music Promotion Competition Aachen, Germany (1.Prize)
2001  34. International Guitar Contest "Michele Pittaluga" Alessandria, Italy (2.Prize)
2002 18. International Guitar Contest "Andres Segovia" Almunecar, Spain (2.Prize)
2003 8. International Guitar Contest "Guitar Forum Wien", Austria (1.Prize)
2003 5. International Guitar Contest Sernancelhe, Portugal (1.Prize)
2004 22. International Guitar Contest "Guitar Foundation of America" Montreal, Canada (2.Prize)