PianoAleksandr Pirozhenko is a pianist and the winner of a number of international competitions.
Aleksandr Pirozhenko was born in Leningrad. In 2003 he has graduated from the St. Petersburg Conservatory and in 2005 he has finished his postgraduate studies in the class of Professor A.M. Sandler. He has also done postgraduate studies at the Higher School of Music in Hanover (Hochschule fur Musik und Theater Hannover) in the class of Professor A. Vardy.
The musician performs regularly solo programs and as a soloist with orchestras in Russia and abroad, including such countries as Estonia, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Germany, Austria, France, UK, USA, Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and other countries. Aleksandr Pirozhenko is a winner of many international competitions. Among the awards are the first prizes at Competition named after Ettore Pozzoli in Italy, at the Competitions of concert performers in New York, Ibiza, and in Newport (UK).
Aleksandr Pirozhenko has performed under direction of such well-known conductors as Nikolai Alexeyev, Alexander Dmitriev, Sergei Stadler, Vladimir Altschuler, Alexander Sladkovsky, Eduard Serov, Arkady Schteinluht, Alexander Chernushenko, Tugan Sokhiev, Hobart Earle, Imants Reznis, Michael Stern, George Mester, Grant Llewellyn , Ulf Schirmer, Nicholas Carthy, Neil Varon, En Shao and others.
Since 2006, Aleksandr Pirozhenko teaches at the Department of special piano at St. Petersburg Conservatory. The musician has given numerous master classes in the U.S., Ukraine, Italy. He is a jury member at international competitions in Spain and Ukraine.