Player Biographies: Leonid Belinsky, Oboe

Leonid BelinskyLeonid Belinsky began his musical training at an early age in his native Russia. He graduated from the Conservatory of Music in Lvov and pursued postgraduate studies in Moscow. Leonid won a number of competitions in his country. He served as Principal Oboist in Odessa, the Lvov Opera House and Philharmonic Orchestras. He also participated in the production of the ballet "Spartacus" under its composer Aram Khachaturian. He played with violinist Gidon Kramer in the Bach double concerto.

Leonid Belinsky was associate professor at the Vladivostok lnsititute of Music & Arts. In 1975, Belinsky arrived in the United States. Leonid played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl, the Hollywood-Wilshire Symphony, the Westchester-Marina del Rey Symphony, the Doctors' Symphony, CETA Symphony L.A., the Valley Symphony Orchestra. He is also a member of various chamber groups and teaches oboe. Playing oboe is his passion and love.

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