Andrey Gugnin

Birth date

March 5, 1987




Graduated from the Moscow Conservatory studying under Prof. Vera Gornostayeva and pursued postgraduate studies with her.  In 2013 he took second prize in the International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna.  In 2014 he was a gold medallist in the 16th Gina Bachauer Piano International Competition in Salt Lake City (USA) as well as winner of the audience favourite award.  Following these victories he has appeared in many prestigious concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, and he is to record a solo disc on the Steinway & Sons label.  His concerts have been heard in over twenty countries around the world.  In Moscow he has performed at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Tchaikovsky Hall, and the International House of Music.  He has a strong interest in chamber performances.  He has participated in the Musical Olympus and Art November festivals, the Lake Ohrid Summer Festival in Macedonia, the Ruhr Piano Festival in Germany, and others.