Pianist Vladislav Kosminov, a native of Uzbekistan, was the the winner of the Lynn Concerto Competition 2013 and made his U.S. debut under the baton of Maestro Guillermo Figueroa performing Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No.1 in October 2013.
Mr. Kosminov has appeared frequently with the National Symphonic Orchestra of Uzbekistan, performing concertos by Rachmaninoff, Grieg, Beethoven, Scriabin, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, and Brahms. He is the winner of several International and national competitions, including the Shabyt Inspiration International Piano Competition (Gran-Prix, Astana, Kazakhstan, 2009), National Piano Competition (1st Prize, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 2005), and the International Rubinstein Piano Concerto Competition (2nd Prize, Paris, France, 2004). Coming from a musical family, he was trained as a soloist from a young age and began his studies at the Lyceum Musical Academy for Gifted Children. He continued his studies with Marat Gumarov at The State Conservatory of Uzbekistan. In the fall of 2013, he enrolled in the Professional Performance Certificate program at the Lynn University Conservatory of Music in Boca Raton, Florida, to study with Roberta Rust.