Stanislav Chernyshev

Clarinetist STANISLAV CHERNYSHEV (a native of St. Petersburg) has been recognized by audiences and critics for his extraordinary musicianship, charisma, and flawless technique. The Philadelphia Inquirer has praised him as a “silken-sounding clarinetist with impressive technique and amazing musicianship to go with it.” Mr. Chernyshev has worked with such conductors as Vasily Petrenko, Arkady Shteinluht, Eduard Schmieder, and others, in venues in the U.S, Russia, and Europe. He is a regular participant with Curtis on Tour, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players. As a chamber musician, Mr. Chernyshev has worked with world-renowned musicians such as Roberto Diaz (viola), Pamela Frank (violin), Jeremy Denk (piano), contemporary music sextet “eighth blackbird,” and many others. Mr. Chernyshev is a winner of the “International Competition of Wind Instruments” (Ukraine), "2nd International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition” (Russia), “LISMA Foundation International Competition” (USA), and “Mary Smart Concerto Competition” (USA). At the age of 19, Mr. Chernyshev won the Special Prize at the 62th Geneva International Music Competition in Switzerland. Stanislav holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Curtis Institute of Music (Professor Donald Montanaro) and a Master’s degree from St.Petersburg Conservatory (Professor Nikolay Kiruhin). Currently an ArtistYear fellow at the Curtis Institute of Music, Mr. Chernyshev was previously the clarinetist of Ensemble ACJW (a project of Carnegie Hall and Juilliard School), and has been the Principal Clarinet of Symphony in C Orchestra since 2013.  http://www.st-clarinet.com/