Mr. Shemchuk, Ivan
Country of residence Ukraine

Biography
Born on 26.11.1994, Chernivtsi (Ukraine)
Studies piano with Jaroslaw Drzewiecki at “Feliks Nowowiejski” Musical Academy in Bydgoszcz, Poland
Ivan followed master-classes with Urszula Bartkiewicz (Poland), Stanisław Drzewiecki (Poland), Irina Rumiancewa (Poland), Vera Nosina (Russia), Mikhail Voskresensky (Russia), Andrzej Jasiński (Poland), Sergej Edelman (Belgium), Borys Bloch (Germany), Igor Chetuev (Germany), Vladimir Vinnitsky (USA), Eugen Indjic (France), Philippe Giusiano (France), Dina Yoffe (Israel), Kevin Kenner (USA), Akiko Ebi (Japan), Takashi Yamamoto (Japan).

Competitions
- Grand-Prix „Zloty Parnas” at International Forum for Pianists "Bieszczady bez granic" ( Sanok, Poland,2014)
- 1st Prize at International Competition ,,Art Duo” (Copenhagen, Denmark, 2014)
- 1st Prize in Piano duet with Alina Andriuti at International Competition “Art Duo” (Copenhagen, Denmark, 2014)
- 1st Prize at International Competition ,,Musica Classica”(Moscow, Russia, 2015)
- 1st Prize at International Competition ,,Music without limits” (Druskienniki, Lithuania, 2015 )
- Grand-Prix in Piano duet with Alina Andriuti at Competition ,,Music without limits” (Druskienniki, Lithuania, 2015)
- Grand-Prix at International Competition „Music Seasons in Praga” (Praga,Czech Republic,2015)
- 1st Prize in Piano duet with Alina Andriuti Competition „Music Seasons in Praga” (Praga,Czech Republic,2015)

Events
- Ivan has held numerous solo concerts, with orchestra and chamber music concerts in Poland, Denmark, Russia, Italy, Romania, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine and Republic of Moldova.

Repertoire
First round
J. S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue in A minor, The Well Tempered Clavier, 2nd book
L. van Beethoven – Sonata op. 111, 1st mov.
Fr. Chopin – Etude op. 25 no. 10

Second round
Fr. Chopin – Nocturne op. 48, no. 1 in C minor
Fr. Chopin – Barcarolle op. 60 in F-sharp minor
Fr. Chopin – Mazurkas op. 59: a minor, A-flat major, F-sharp minor
Fr. Chopin – Polonaise op. 53 in A-flat major