Shmelkov Semion was born in Kemerovo.
Semion finished special music shool ofthe M.I.Glinka Novosibirsk State Conservatory under the professor Krupin A.V.
Now he is a student of the GnessinsRussianMusicalAcademy under the professor F.R.Lipsa.
Shmelkov Semion is a winner of the international competitions:
- “Trofei Mondiale” (1 award in cat. junior, 2002)
- “Citta di Lanciano” (3 award, 2002)
- “Arrasate Hiria” (3 award, 2004)
- “Cup of the North VI” (Grand prix, 2006)
- “Cup of Friedrich Lips” (1 award, 2006)
- “Citta di Castelfidardo” (1 award, 2007)
Semion recorded the solo compact disc "Poem"in 2006 .
The duet Olga Zmanovskaja and Semion Shmelkov has been created in the end of 2006. Duet is a laureate international competitions (Клингенталь, 3 award, «Citta di Castelfidardo», 1 award) already.
Olga Zmanovskaja was born in Irkutsk. Olga finished of central music shool P.I.Chajkovskogo under the professor J.N.Dolzhikov and А.В.Korolev. Now he is a student P.I.Chajkovskogo Moscow State Conservatory under the professor Golysheva A.M.Olga is a laureate of the international competition "Naidal 2005", 1 award and she is the grant-aided student of the international charitable fund by Spivakov and regional charitable fund "Our culture and a heritage".