Osokin was born on October 6th, 1981 in Kolomna, Russia. He
started playing the accordion at the age of six.
He began to study music with O. A. Makarova in Kolomna. Since
1995 he continued his education in Moscow with professor Andrey
After finishing the musical school in 1997 he entered the Schnittke's
State Music College in Moscow where he was taught by professor
1997-2001 he is a student of Schnittke's State Music College
In Summer times 1998 - 2004 Sergey was trained by Proffessor
Yuri Shishkin at the "New Names" master class in Suzdal,
After completing of studies in Schnittke's State Music College
in Moscow, he continued his education at the Schnittke's State
Music Institute in Moscow with professor Andrey Ledenev.
2001-2004 he is a student of Schnittke's State Music Institute
finishing the Institute in 2004 Sergey entered the Gnessin Academy
of Music in Moscow in the class of distinguished Russian concert
artist and professor, Friedrich Lips.
on to win several international competitions under the tutelage
of this famous educator. Sergey is currently a post-graduate
of Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow.
Sergey Osokin - accordion player, is the winner of the All-Russia
and International competitions, such as:
- All-Russia competitions of young accordion players in:
Dubna (Russia, 1995),
in Moscow (Russia, 1996, 1997),
in Tula (Russia, 1997),
- International competitions in:
Klingental (Germany, the 3rd category, 1999),
the "Cup of the North" (Russia, Cherepovets, 2000),
"Big award of Don" (Russia, Rostov-on-Don, 2001),
"Spring voices" in a variety category (Russia, Moscow,
in Surgut (Russia, 2004).
But the main achievements for Sergey Osokin are the famous high-level
- The international competition in Klingental (Germany, 2002),
- The X International competition in Arrasate-Mondragon (Spain
- The International competition in Castelfidardo (Italy, 2003
and a special prize from "Excelsior"),
- Grand-Prix at the 5th International competition "Cup
of the North" in Cherepovets,
- Grand-Prix at the International competition "Shabyt"
in Astana (Kazakhstan, 2004),
- The International competition "Trophee Mondial"
(Bourboule, France, 2005),
- The international competition "Moro D' Oro" (Italy,
categories: Jazz, variety, classic, 2005),
- Golden prize at the festival "April Spring" (North
Korea, Pyongyang, 2006),
in international festivals in Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Austria,
Spain, Slovakia, Serbia, Lithuania, Latvia, Kazakhstan, China,
North Korea, the United States, France, Italy, regularly took
part in the music festivals "Bayan and Bayanists".
In 2006 Sergey became the soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic
He is currently an active concert artist, frequently serves
as an adjudicator at international competitions.
Since 2006 he has been a teacher at the Schnittke's Moscow State
Institute of Music.
Photo at the Pigini Accordion Factory with flute
duetist, and Massimo Pigini on right.
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