Marko Topchii

Concert artist, Jury & Masterclass teacher

Marko Topchii born in 1991 in Kyiv (Ukraine) to a musical family, he started to play the guitar with Volodymyr Homenyuk when he was four and graduated at the Kharkiv Conservatory under Volodymyr Dotsenko, an Honoured Artist of Ukraine, at the age of 21, continuing with a three-year postgraduate programme at the Kyiv Tchaikovsky Music Academy with Yuri Aleksik, Honoured Artist of Ukraine. In 2018 he joined the professional studies programme at the San Francisco Conservatory in the class of Judicaёl Perroy.

Marko has won more than 100 awards worldwide in the international classical guitar competitions in the professional category. Among them, 50 first places. Marko has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Salle Cortot (Paris), Yamaha Ginza Hall (Tokyo), Tchaikovsky Hall (Moscow). He often performs with orchestras, having performed more than ten concertos for guitar and orchestra.

In 2016 he has recorded two CD albums with “Fleur de Son Classics” (Buffalo, NY) and “Contrastes Records” (Seville, Spain). In 2018, recorded the CD with the company Naxos as the winner of the Pittaluga competition.

Marko Topchii has been a D’Addario artist since 2012.

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