Andrey Volosovsky is a Russian percussionist who brings percussion instruments to the fore with his mastery.
Born in 1985 in Moscow, Andrey gave his first solo performance at the age of 9 while studying at the Ippolitov- Ivanov music school (Sergei Koldobsky’s class). During his studies there, he also received a scholarship from the Moscow Culture Department. Andrey went on to study at the Academic music college at the Moscow Conservatory (Anatoliy Kurashov’s class, 2000–2004) and then at the Moscow Conservatory (Viktor Grishin’s class, 2004–2009).
During his conservatory years, Andrey Volosovsky fell in love with marimba playing and went on to hone his skills at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Stuttgart (class of professor Klaus Tresselt). He completed his postgraduate degree at the Moscow Conservatory.
Andrey tours a lot both as a soloist and as a chamber ensemble member. He has given guest performances with numerous Russian and foreign troupes. In 2013–2018, he was a soloist at the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra.
Since 2018, Andrey Volosovsky has been a member of the musicAeterna orchestra conducted by Teodor Currentzis.
Andrey Volosovsky has performed at numerous festivals in Russia and abroad, such as Purmerade (the Netherlands), the International Youth Music Festival (Zurich, Switzerland), Ruhrtriennale (Germany), the Aix-en-Provence festival (France), the Diaghilev Festival (Russia), the “Martha Argerich and Friends” festival (Hamburg, Germany), and the Salzburg Festival (Austria).
Andrey plays the marimba and percussion made by hand by the craftsmen of the Kolberg Percussion (Germany).