Members 


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Oleksiienko Roman  (trumpet) 

Was born in May 12, 1988 in Malyn, Zhytomyr region in Ukraine. Roman is the winner of the national and international musical competitions. Graduated from National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I.Tchaikovsky in 2010 (prof Balanko M.Y.). He is also an assistant-intern of brass and percussion instruments department at the National Music Academy of Ukraine (Prof. Balanko M.Y.). He is a Soloist of Kiev Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Youth Orchestra. From 2013 works in brass quintet «Academy».







Shevchuk Oleksandr (trumpet)

Was born in June 25, 1986 in Bila Tserkkva, Ukraine. Graduated from Kyiv Institute of Music named after R.Glier in 2007. Graduated from National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I.Tchaikovsky in 2012 and got a Master of Music degree. In 2016 successfuly gradueted as assistant-intern of brass and percussion instruments department at the National Music Academy of Ukraine (Prof. Balanko M.Y.). Oleksandr is the winner of the national and international musical competitions. He is a Soloist of Kiev Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Youth Orchestra. From 2017 works in brass quintet «Academy».







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Galay Mykola (French Horn)

Was born in November 27, 1977 in Medvedivci village which is in Ternopil regionl, Ukraine. Studied in music school then graduated from Ternopil music college named after Solomiya Krushelnitska (teather B.F.Procak, french horn). In 2002 Mykola graduated from National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I.Tchaikovsky (prof. Yurchenko M.Y.). He is a Soloist of Kiev Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Youth Orchestra. Today he is also a member of the brass quintet «Academy».








Portenko Oleksiy (Trombone)

Was born in February 27, 1983 in Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk region. Graduated from National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I.Tchaikovsky in 2010 (prof. Lagdyshchuk G.G.). Oleksiy is the winner of the national and international musical competitions. Joined the «Academy» band in 2017.










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Klimchenko Sergiy (Tuba)

Was born in March 15, 1979. Graduated from National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I.Tchaikovsky in 2005 (prof. Apostol V.P.). In 1995 he won  Regional Musical Competition in Zaporizha. In 1996, 1998 he became a winner of the International Republican Musical Competition in Donetsk. From 1999 he works as a soloist of the National Academic Wind Orchestra in Ukraine. Joined the «Academy» band in 2010.











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