Volodymyr Vynnytsky

Director of Chamber Music

Address: Cato Center
E-mail: vynnytskyv@cofc.edu

Described by critics as possessing “incredible technique and deep musical understanding”, “The pianist is simply superb!”, “The phenomenon in concert is a rare one”, “Mystically powerful pianist”, “A grand display of skill and precision that was breathtaking”, Volodymyr Vynnytsky has performed in recital in such countries as USA, France, England, Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Brazil, Canada, South Africa among many others.


Internationally renowned pianist Volodymyr Vynnytsky is laureate of the Margueritte Long-Jacques Thibaud International Piano Competition in Paris. Vynnytsky has performed with leading orchestras and appeared in solo recitals in many prestigious concert halls, including Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Steinway Hall, the Phillips Gallery in Washington D.C., the Great (Bolshoi) Hall at the Moscow Conservatory, Théatre des Champs-Elysées (Paris, France), Amphitheatre Richelieu de la Sorbonne, Salons de Boffrand de la Presidence du Senat in Paris, St. John’s Smith Square in London, Philharmonic Big Hall of Columns (Kyiv), Lviv Philharmonic Hall Odesa Philharmonic Theatre in Ukraine, Dunken Kulturhus (Helsingborg, Sweden), The Queen's Hall (the Dronningesalen Auditorium, Copenhagen, Denmark), Salle de Concert Marie-Stephane (École de musique Vincent d'Indy, Montreal, Canada), Teatro de Santa Isabel in Recife (Brazil),  Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg and Baxter Theatre Centre Concert Hall in Cape Town (South Africa), Tsai Performance Center (Boston), Sacrest Auditorium (Zanesville OH), Hylton Performing Arts Center (George Mason University, VA), Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre (VA), Moss Arts Center (Virginia Tech University), Schar Center (Elon University, NC), State Theatre New Jersey (New Brunswick), Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (NY), Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State Eisenhower Auditorium (Pennsylvania State University), Millard Auditorium(University of Hartford, CT), Herbert Zipper Concert Hall (Los Angeles, CA), Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale (AZ)

Hill Auditorium (UofM, Ann Arbor, MI), Carpenter Theatre Dominion Energy Center (Richmond, VA) among many others.


A popular television and radio guest, he has also been featured on NHK-TV (Japan) and in the Unite States on WQXR-FM in New York, and nationally on NPR.


Recital and chamber music appearances have included guest invitations in numerous International Festivals in Ukraine (Kyiv Music Fest, “Virtuosi”, “Contrasts”, “Bridge of Alexandre III”), France (Masters de Pontlevoy, “Les MusiCimes”, “DSCH”), Brazil  (“Virtuosi”), Curacao (Art in Avila), Canada (Niagara International Chamber Music Festival), Czech Republic (“American Spring” Festival) and USA (Artosphere Arts Festival, Chamber Players International, LWMF, Mohonk Festival of the Arts, Windham Chamber Music Festival, Southampton Festival of the Arts, Lake San Marcos Chamber Music Society, Music Mountain in Connecticut, Piccolo Spoleto in Charleston , Rachmaninoff International Festival in Los Angeles, “Music at the Institute” in New York and Art Center of Greene County.


Born in Lviv, Ukraine, Volodymyr Vynnytsky studied at the Lviv Music School for Gifted Children and later at the Moscow Conservatory. After earning his doctorate from the Moscow Conservatory under the direction of Yevgeny Malinin, he taught at the Kyiv Conservatory and concertized extensively throughout the world.


Volodymyr Vynnytsky has been a visiting member of the piano faculty in SUNY at Purchase, NY and at the University of Connecticut.


Volodymyr served as a Chairman of the Jury of the Emil Gilels International Piano Competition in Odesa, Ukraine.


Volodymyr Vynnytsky have made an extensive North American tour in February of 2020 as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, one of the finest Symphony Orchestras in Europe. This tour was managed by Columbia Artists, a legendary organization in the performing arts industry, a global leader in artist management.


Volodymyr Vynnytsky is an Honorary Professor of Lviv State Academy of Music, Odesa State Music Academy and Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine (Kyiv Conservatory). He is Director of Chamber Music at the College of Charleston, Charleston, SC and Music Director of the Music and Art Center of Greene County, New York.


Courses Taught

MUSC 298 - Repertory Class: Piano
MUSC 355 - Chamber Music
MUSP 212 - Applied Music: Piano
MUSP 412 - Applied Music: Piano