Name: Vladimir Khomyakov
Originally from: Russia
Last school attended: University of Southern California Thornton School of Music
Notable performance: Performance at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition
Vladimir Khomyakovwas born in Kirovograd (USSR) and began his studies at the age of 4. Mr. Khomyakov studied at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory in St. Petersburg, and in 2011 received a post-graduate degree from the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow. In 2012he completed his Artist Diploma at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music.
Mr. Khomyakov is a prizewinner of numerous competitions, including First Prizes at the St. Petersburg Open, ISAM International, Susan Torres International, and Bell T. Ritchie International Piano Competitions. He won Second Prize at the Houston Symphony Ima Hogg International Music Competition and was a medalist at the Hilton Head International Piano Competition. Mr. Khomyakov received Third Prize and the Audience Prize at the Anton Rubenstein International Piano Competition, Diploma and Best Transcription Performance Prizes at the Emil Gilels 90th Anniversary International Piano Competition, and Fourth Prizes at Maria Canals and Jose Iturbi International Piano Competitions.
Vladimir Khomyakov is an assistant to Daniel Pollack, and also teaches weekly piano masterclasses for piano majors at the Thornton School of Music. Mr. Khomyakov is a Jury member of ISAM international Piano Competition (Baden Wurttemberg, Germany).