Ivan POCHEKHIN (violin)

Ivan Pochekhin studies under prof. Tretiakov in Academy of Music in Cologne. Since 1996 has studied under G. Turchanskaya, M. Glezarova, Z. Bron. In 2002 made his debut in in the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatoire, participated in master-classes given by professors Varshavski, Shihmuzaraeva, Shkolnikova. Ivan holds a scholarship of Violin Fund named after Y. Yankelevich, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation (2002), Music und Jugend fund (Liechtenstein, 2006).

Pochekhin’s achievements include prizes at international competitions: Vazlav Huml Violin Conpetition (Zagreb, 2005), Paganini Competition (Moscow,2005). He gives performances both as soloist and with symphonic orchestra in Russia, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and participates in numerous international festivals.