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December 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ukrainian born Sergey Vashchenko began his musical training as a child on the bayan and balalaika. He earned a Master’s Degree in Music from the Ural Conservatory in 1985, in performance and conducting, and then served as Musical Instructor and Dean for Balalaika at the Perm Cultural Institute for Arts.
Mr. Vashchenko toured with several groups, including “Lira” and “Bubliky” throughout Europe. Now residing in Austin, Texas, he performs regularly as a solo artist as well with “Kalinka” and “The Flying Balalaika Brothers.” He also has been conductor of the Houston Balalaika and Domra Association.