Originally from Kharkov, clarinetist Sergiy Dvornichenko is Co-Founder of the “Muzichna Maysternya” music festival and a recipient of the Vladimir Spivakov International Foundation Grant. Mr. Dvornichenko has also won numerous international clarinet competitions including the International Competition in Lvov, the International Clarinet Competition in Moscow, the Selmer-Paris International Competition in Kiev, and the Concursal International de Muzica in Bucharest, Romania.
A current resident clarinetist with the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra and faculty member of the Mahanaim Music School, Luzerne Music Center, and Summerland Music Society Chamber Music Series, Mr. Dvornichenko is a dedicated teacher and performer with skillful and engaging instincts.
Mr. Dvornichenko received his masters and artist diplomas from the Yale School of Music, an undergraduate degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and a high school certificate from the world-renowned Interlochen Arts Academy. Mr. Dvornichenko has trained with clarinetists and master teachers David Shifrin, Richard Hawkins, and his father Viktor Dvornichenko.
As a soloist and orchestral musician, Mr. Dvornichenko has performed with the Albany Symphony, New Haven Symphony, Greater Bridgeport Symphony, Camerata New York, Metro Chamber Orchestra, Dicapo Opera Theater, New England Symphonic Ensemble, and Red-Light New Music Ensemble, Staten Island Symphony, Westchester Chamber Symphony, Orchestra of the Americans, Orchestra Slobozhansky and the Kharkov Philharmonic in Ukraine.
As a master of orchestral, chamber, solo and contemporary music, Dvornichenko has had the privilege to record and work with composers such as Joan Tower, Harrison Birtwistle, Michael Daugherty, Aaron Jay Kernis, Christopher Theofanidis, and John Corigliano.