Oleg Larshin, Violin & Viola
Oleg Larshin started his musical studies at the age of 7 with professor Zoya Mahtina. He then continued his studies with Eduard Gratch at Moscow Conservatory, Dmitry Berlinsky at Michigan State University and Emanuel Borok at Southern Methodist University. He is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma program under the guide of Elizabeth Adkins at the Texan Christian University.
He debuted with orchestra at the age of 17 with Moscow State Orchestra under the baton of Alexander Slutsky. Since then, he has toured Russia every year with Moscow State Orchestra, as well as appearing with the Moscow Special Central Pre-Conservatory Music School Orchestra, the Michigan State University Orchestra, and the Meadows Percussion Ensemble, collaborating with conductors such as Mark Gorenstein, Beau Benson, Alexander Yakupov, Jon Lee.
He performed extensively as a soloist as well as in chamber music formations. He currently forms a recital duo with pianist Yumi Palleschi. From 2012-2013 Larshin was a member of the Big Symphony Orchestra named by “P. I. Tchaikovsky,” with whom he toured extensively in Europe and Asia.