Bohdan Kozhushko – accordion (Ukraine)

General information

In 2013 graduated from S. Lyudkevych Lviv Music Colledge. Currently studies at Lviv National Mykola Lysenko Music Academy under prof. Yaroslav Oleksiv. He took part in many musical competitions and festivals, and was winner of many of them, including 1st (2010) and 2nd (2011) prizes in “Provesin” competition (Kirovohrad, Ukraine), diploma of Przemysl International Festival of Accordion Music (2010, 2012, Przemysl, Poland), 2nd prize of the International Competition Citta de Lanciano (2013, Lanciano, Italy), 1st prize in the Internet Music Competition (2014, Belgrag, Serbia), 1st prize in 7th International Competition “Perpetuum Mobile” (2014, Drohobych, Ukraine).

Participated in master classes of well known harpsichord player Daniela Dolci, Polish organ and cembalo player Marek Toporovski (Warsaw/Katowice), famous accordionists Klaudiusz Baran (Warsaw) and Maciej Frąckiewicz (Detmold). Bohdan Kozhushko regularly performs in Ukraine and abroad (Poland, Germany, Lithuania), both as soloist and a member of ensembles. Also colaborates as a soloist with “Lviv Virtuosos” and “Academy” Chamber orchestras and with Lviv Concert Agency “Collegium Musicum.”
He is a participant of many well known festivals, including Festival junger Künstler Bayreuth, Pelplin organ festival, Festival of organ and chamber music Lviv, Ancient music festival in Lviv, Contemporary music festival “Contrasts”, “Virtuosos” festival and “LvivMozart” festival.