Vadim Shvedchikov Russia ← Back to list
Dates of masterclasses: 13 September 2021
Principal horn of the Kaliningrad Symphony Orchestra, Vadim Shvedchikov is an international artist and soloist.
Prior to coming to Kaliningrad, Vadim has served as a Principal horn with different orchestras worldwide including Shanghai Opera House and Guiyang Symphony Orchestra, where he received a ‘Musician of the Year’ award only a year after joining it.
As a Guest Principal horn Vadim has performed with some of the leading orchestras including Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Serbian Radio Symphony, Suzhou Symphony Orchestra and Qingdao Symphony Orchestra. He has worked with a number of world’s renowned conductors such as Franz Welser-Möst, Neeme Jarvi, Andrew Litton, Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Robert Spano, Eiji Oue, Daniel Oren, Mark Wigglesworth, Tito Munoz and many others.
Vadim is a Boston University Scholar under the studio of an internationally renowned horn virtuoso Prof. Eric Ruske. Prior to his Masters degree he completed his Honours Bachelor of Music degree on full scholarship at National University of Singapore where he studied under Han Chang Chou (Tianjin Juilliard School) and Jamie Hersch (Associate Principal horns of Singapore Symphony Orchestra).
Vadim has participated in numerous performances with different ensembles including Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Orchestre des Champs-Elysées, Boston Brass, Australian Brass, Imani Winds and many more.