Pianist Igor Parshin graduated with the highest marks from the famous Gnessin State Musical College and Russian Academy of Music. In 2015, he received a scholarship to the TCU School of Music, where he completed his Artist Diploma. He also earned a Master of Music with Dr. Michael Bukhman, a fellow Cliburn in the Classroom artist.
Igor has successfully participated in international competitions all across the globe. He has performed in solo performances throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States, but his most interesting musical experience was on board the first high polar exploration cruise ship Le Commandant Charcot, bringing concerts all the way to Antarctica! He is one of the first pianists to cross the entire Atlantic Ocean from North to South. Locally, Igor can be seen at the Piano Texas International Festival and Academy, and the Basically Beethoven Festival in Dallas.