Zino Bogachek, Violin/Conduncting
Zino Bogachek, Professor, George Mason University, member of the Washington National Opera Orchestra. Known for his uncompromising individuality and wide-ranging musical interests, has performed extensively as a soloist, recitalist and chamber music collaborator throughout the former Soviet Union, Poland, Austria, Mexico and the U.S. His appearances as soloist have included performances with Centennial Philharmonic, Acton Chamber Orchestra, Cape Ann Symphony, Knoxville Symphony, Triptych Chamber Orchestra and Summer Music from Greensboro Festival Orchestra, to high critical acclaim:
“Mr. Bogachek displayed a soundness in technique with meticulous care lavished on every detail” and “expert technique, emotional expressiveness and a firm sense of partnership”.
In addition to performing accomplishments he was a recipient of Boston University Directors Award, and Honorary Diplomas from several international competitions, elected to Pi Kappa Lambda Chapter of the National Music Honor Society. Summer engagements included the National Virtuosi Festival in Ukraine, the Haydn Festival in Austria; and Summer Music from Greensboro Festival, where he has served as concertmaster and director since 1995. Mr. Bogachek is an active recording artist. His most recent CD recorded with great Anna Balakerskaia was released on Vernissage Records and includes original compositions and transcriptions by David Rubinoff. A graduate of Lvov Conservatory, he continued his studies at the Vienna Academy of Music and Boston University with such teachers as M. Veitzner, Y. Mazurkevich, E. Lehner and B. Senofsky.