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Arseniy Strokovskiy
Arseniy Strokovskiy was born on May 10th, 1990. He spent his childhood in Moscow satellite town Schelkovo. He started playing the accordion at the age of 5 years in the children's music school in Schelkovo. His first tutor was Vyacheslav Mikhalev.

In elementary musical school Arseniy Strokovskiy won various regional contests. In senior musical school he became the Prize winner at the International musical festival - contest of folk instruments players 'Petropavlovsky Assamblies' - St. Petersburg (2003, 2005) and International contest of young folk instruments players named after V. V. Andreev - St. Petersburg (2004).

After graduating from musical school in 2005 Arseniy Strokovskiy entered the Schnitke's State Music College in Moscow in the class of associate professor Lubov Baskakova.

After graduating from the College in 2005 he was called up for military service. He did his military service in the Song and Dance Company of Interior Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. Arseniy Strokovskiy visited various hot spots with the Company and received numerous commendations from his commanders.

In 2010 Arseniy Strokovskiy entered Schnittke's State Music Institute under the tutelage of the prize winner of numerous all-Russia and international contests Sergey Osokin.
SaxAkkord Duo Metamorphoses
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Arseniy Strokovskiy
Arseniy leads an active artistic carrier. He works together with Mark Rozovskiy at the 'U Nikitskich Vorot' Theatre. In 2012 he received an invitation to take part in Konstantin Raikin's one-man performance in the 'Satirikon' Theatre.

Besides that Arseniy Strokovskiy plays with the different musical groups, including the Ensemble of Neapolitan Instruments 'Serenata' under the guidance of Tatyana Lachinova, which is unique for Russia.

“Serenata” participates in concerts organized by the Foundation “Talents of the World” together with the soloists of the leading global theatres (the Bolshoi Theatre, the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala Theatre ) as well as in concerts of Moscow State Philharmonic and Moscow State Conservatory (Grand Hall).

Also Arseniy Strokovsky gives performances in The Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary in Moscow.
Arseniy Strokovskiy


In 2014 Arseniy became the prize winner of five international contests:

II All-Russia Contest named after People's Artist of Russia Victor Gridin - 2014, Kursk (1st prize and special prize for the best performance of Victor Gridin's composition);

International Festival–Contest 'Bayan, Accordion, Harmonica' – 2014, Moscow;

2014 South Pacific and New Zealand Accordion Championships and Festival, Auckland (New Zealand);

2014 Australian International Accordion Championships and Festival, Sydney (Australia);

2014 Harbin Summer International Accordion Art Week, Harbin (China).


Arseniy Stokovskiy has enjoyed major international competition successes in 2015 with:

- 1st prize -  The VI International Festival and Competition "Accordion plus" in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, March 2015.

1st prize - The XIII National Competition "Vivat, Bayan!" in Samara, Russia, May 2015.

- 2nd place, September in the Castelfidardo Premio category. Video below of his performance with the symphony orchestra for the final round.
Arseniy Strokovskiy gave a strong performance and received an excellent applause for his performance of this new work "Il Bosco della Musica" by the conductor/composer, that the audience clearly enjoyed very much.
3rd place, October in the 68th Coupe Mondiale category in Finland. Video above of Arseniy Strokovskiy performing his 3rd round program.
Black FemininityOn November 8th, there was the premiere of the project Black Femininty by the Sona Hovsepyan Dance Company in collaboration with Arseniy Strokovskiy as choreographer. Video above.

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