Internationally acclaimed guitarist Vladimir Gorbach has captivated audiences across Europe, Japan, Australia, the United States and his native country of Russia.
His international success began in Germany where he was selected as a soloist for the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation "Live Music Now" outreach program. He then went on to win many international guitar competitions and prizes in Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Greece and USA. His win at the Guitar Foundation of America Concert Artist Competition earned him an over 50-cities concert tour throughout North America, including at Debut Carnegie Hall, NY; Canada, Mexico and South America.
In 2013 Vladimir took on his new role as the International Artist Fellow in Music at the University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music, one of America’s most elite fellowships awarded in music, drama and visual arts. In addition, he was appointed as a faculty in the guitar program at the California State University, Fullerton.
He has performed in recital and as soloist with chamber ensembles of Orchestra de Las Beiras, the Orchestra de Aveiro (Portugal), the Russian Academic Chamber Orchestra Musica Viva, the Symphony Orchestra of New Russia, and Junge Philharmonie Köln, as well as appearances at the Moscow Philharmonic Concert Series, Koblenz International Guitar Festival (Germany), Guitar Art Festival Belgrade (Serbia), Vienna Guitar Forum (Austria), Nantes Summer Guitar Academy (France), Vondelpark Festival (The Netherlands), and Sydney Crows Nest Concert Cycle (Australia), in addition to giving master-classes at numerous festivals.
Vladimir regularly appears in TV and radio programs across the world, promoting artistic, social and educational values of music focused around guitar.
He has published arrangements of lute music by Giovanni Antonio Terzi with MelBay, and recorded with the world’s largest label Naxos.
In 2015, Vladimir started his appointment at The University of Sydney, Sydney Conservatorium of Music where he leads the guitar department.
Mr. Gorbach plays Daniele Chiesa 2012 instrument fitted with Augustine Strings.