Oleksandr Korniev

Ukrainian Oleksandr studied at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory on full scholarship under Prof. Qian Zhou. He had previously studied at the Kiev National Music Academy and Kharkiv Specialized Music School.

A recipient of many accolades, Oleksandr won 4th prize in the Lysenko International Competition in Ukraine 2012, Grand Prix of Astana International Violin Competition in Kazakhstan 2016, first prize at Futian International Violin Competition in China 2016, top prizes at Zhuhai International Violin and Piano Competition and Chengdu Invitational Violin Competition 2017, third prize at Singapore International Violin Competition 2018. In March 2018 was invited to perform at Amsterdam Concertgebow Hall and Bratislava Philharmonic.

As a soloist and chamber musician he performed in Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Russia, Japan, Israel, USA, China and Singapore and collaborated with such artists as Gary Hoffman, Valeriy Sokolov and Shlomo Mintz. Korniev is currently teaching assistant of Qian Zhou at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory