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Roman Ponomariov - french horn

Roman received his Master's Degree from Rice University (USA) where he studied with William VerMeulen on a full scholarship. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree (honours) from the University of Melbourne under the tutelage of Geoff Collinson and Barry Tuckwell.

As an orchestral player, Roman has performed as guest Principal Horn with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia, Western Australian Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria. He has also been a guest performer with Sydney Symphony and has held the position of acting Principal 3rd horn with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Roman is a two-time participant of the Pacific Music Festival in Japan where he performed and toured with the PMF Orchestra, and played in chamber music concerts with principal members of the Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic and major U.S. orchestras.

Roman has won a number of solo and chamber music competitions and has appeared as a soloist with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and recorded a solo recital for the ABC classic FM. His other solo appearances include concerto performances with Stonington Symphony Orchestra, Zelman Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne University Orchestra and Western Australian Youth Orchestra.

Based in Melbourne, Roman is passionate about teaching and sharing his musical knowledge with aspiring horn players. He currently teaches the French Horn at the University of Melbourne and the VCA. Roman has tutored extensively the Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Malaysian Youth Orchestra and the Australian Youth Orchestra.

He performed with the Zelman Symphony at the MLC Auditorium on Saturday 1 April 2006 and again at the Hepburn Springs Swiss-Italian Festival on the afternoon of Sunday 23 April 2006 in Daylesford.

Roman Ponomariov has appeared with the Zelman Symphony in the following concerts:

28 March 2015 - Horn Power
22 March 2015 - Horn Power
23 April 2006, 2.00pm
1 April 2006


The above details were supplied by the individual performer and were current at the time of their last performance with the Zelman Symphony.

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