Andriy Dragan was born in Lviv, Ukraine, in 1986 to a musical family, and showed a keen interest in music from an early age taking piano lessons with my parents and prof. Lidia Krych. Since 1993 he studied piano at the Music Boarding School and later at the Lviv State Music Akademy in Lviv with prof. L. Krych. In 2004 he entered Music Academy of Basel(Switzerland) where I´m studing for my master degree now with prof. Adrian Oetiker.
Andriy Dragan have performed extensively as a soloist, as well as with orchestras and as a chamber music player in such countries like Switzerland, Ukraine, Poland, France, Italy, USA, Japan.
Orchestras with which he performed include: The Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra, INSO Lviv, “IL MOSAICO” , “Festival Orchestra der Musik Akademie der Stadt Basel”, Sinfonieorchester Basel, etc. With such conductors as T. Füri, H. Ostendarp, K. Griffits, S. Tewinkel, V. Sirenko, G. Mattes, J. Kolessa, V. Zhadko, J. Bervetskyj, E. Ona,
He also participated in festivals such as G. Kremer´s Festival “Les Museiques” in Basel(Switzerland,2006), “Menhir”-Festival(Switzerland,2006), Ancient Music Festival(Ukraine,2006), “Virtiuoses”(Ukraine,2006,2007), “Kontrasts”- Modern Music Festival(Ukraine,1998), “Schlusskonzerte Basel 2007”(Switzerland), 25. Davos Festival, Musiksommer am Zürichsee(2010), Menuhinfestival Gstaad(2010).
Andriy Dragan is a winner of several competitions, such as: “S. Prokofev-Competition” (Ukraine,2000); “Seiler-Competition” (Germany,2001); “Oldenburg-Competition; “V. Krajnyev-Competition” (Ukraine,2002); “Rotary Prix” (Switzerland,2005). “M. Lysenko Piano Competition”(Ukraine, 2007). Prix Credit Suisse Jeunes Solistes2009 (Switzerland).