Nikolay Ovchinnikov

Began to practice music in the age of 6. Nikolay’s been studying at St.Petersburg Conservatory since 2015. During the education Nikolay has recommended himself as one of the most talented accordionists among young musicians of Russia. Nikolay is a winner of prestigious competition “Trophée Mondial 2014” (Kaunas,Lithuania), but in 2017 Nikolay became an owner of five 3rd places in most famous competitions among accordionists such as “Internationaler Akkordeonwettbewerb Klingenthal”(Klingenthal, Germany), “Coupe Mondial”(Ozimo, Italy), “Citta di Castelfidardo”(Castelfidatdo, Italy) and “Trophee Mondial”(Onet-le-Château, France). In 2019 he was invited to play in the international exhibition “The New York Times Travel Show” in New York, USA. Actively touring not only as soloist, but also with his own jazz group which was organized in 2015 and called “Four ever band”. Participant of large international festivals: Limbažu accordion festival in Latvia, festival of association of Chinese and Russian universities of arts  2016 in Jinan, China, “Jazz accordion festival in Castelfidardo”(Italy) 2017. 

Despite on the age Nikolay already played with world famous jazz musicians among which Chick Corea, David Binney, Simone Zanchini and others. 

Nikolay’s concerts and master classes were successfully held in USA, Canada, China, Italy, France, Hungary, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany and many other countries.