Georgy Vasilenko is an internationally distinguished violinist from Novosibirsk, Russia. Since winning First Prize at the Szymanowski International Violin Competition, Poland in 1997, he has developed his career as soloist, chamber musician, conductor and teacher, performing and teaching worldwide.
Early tuition with his first teacher, Professor Turchaninova led to continuing studies at the Specialist School for Young Musicians, Novosibirsk, under the guidance of the renowned teachers Z.Bron and M. Lieberman. Further teachers included A. Gvozdev and A. Shustin, and Georgy graduated with honours from the St. Petersburg High Conservatoire of Music.
Georgy has also won many first prizes at international chamber music competitions in Poland and Spain. From 1997-2000 he was concertmaster of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, before taking up a position at the Orquesta Sinfonica de Madrid.
Currently he is first violinist of the Orquesta Nacional de Espana as well as Professor at the Katarina Gurska School of Music in Madrid. Georgy is also an emerging conductor, under the guidance of Maestro G. Pehlivanian, conducting symphonies by Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich, and recently appeared at the Touquet International Masters Festival in France.