Stanislav Degtyarev

Stanislav was born into a musical family where he began  playing the flute, violoncello and piano at the age of five. Two years later he began his education at the Special Music School (Ylianovsk, Russia) concentrating on cello and piano. During this tine, Stanislav won several regional prizes and had the honour of taking part in a masterclass held by maestro Mstislav Rostropovich.

 From age of 14 he continued his studies as a cellist at the Gnesin College in Moscow. At  the age of 19 he joined the Russian Gnesins Music Academy, where he studied with prof. Alexander Zagorinsky. During his time in Moscow, Stanislav performed as a soloist with orchestras and won several international prizes.

After moving to The Netherlands, he graduated with a Bachelor as well as a Master of music diploma from the Maastricht Conservatory , studying with Prof. Aleksander Petrash’s  and Prof. Gustav Rivinius.

 Currently, Stanislav is a guest player in different European orchestras and also performs with several chamber music ensembles. In 2015, as a Eurasia  quartet member, he won first prize  at the Storioni competition and also received the Henriëtte Hustinx prize.