Internationally trained violinist Vlad Evstafiev holds a Master in Music diploma from Glenn Korff School of Music where he was accepted as a Graduate Teaching assistant studying with David Neely, a former student of esteemed Joseph Gingold.
Vlad served as a concertmaster of UNL Symphony Orchestra in 2015-2017. Vlad also holds a Performer Diploma in violin performance from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, where he studied with a brilliant and bright violinist, a member of Grammy awarded Pacifica Quartet, Austin Hartmann.
Vlad, originally from Ukraine, received his first Masters in Music diploma in Moscow, Russia, studying with Prof. Golovina, a former student of both, Leonid Kogan and Yuri Yankelevich. He worked professionally with many orchestras including The Bolshoi Theatre and Moscow Central Philharmonic Orchestra under Yuri Simonov. In 2010, Vlad was invited to join San Luis Potosi Symphony Orchestra in Mexico, where he played with them for four years as the assistant principal of second violins as well as in a professional string quartet. At the same time, Vlad worked as a violin teacher at the State of San Luis Potosi School of Music and taught privately as well. Throughout his career, he has had great opportunities to work with such amazing, internationally recognized well-known artists as: Yuri Simonov, Maxim Vengerov, Anton Miller, Ben Folds, Leila Josefowicz, Midori Goto, Joshua Bell, Gil Shaham, Pinchas Zukerman among others.
Assistant principal second violins in San Luis Potosi Symphony Orchestra; Violin teacher at the State of San Luis Potosi Municipal Public school, a member of a professional string quartet. Assistant principal second violins in San Luis Potosi Symphony Orchestra; Violin teacher at the State of San Luis Potosi Municipal Public school, a member of a professional string quartet.
Graduate teaching assistant at Glenn Korff School of Music, a member of Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster of UNL Symphony Orchestra, private violin instructor
Master of Music degress, Performer Diploma in Violin Performance Graduate program at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music;a guest violinist at Owensboro Symphony Orchestra; violin private lesson instructor; Private lesson violin instructor at Humble ISD