Instructor of Music



Clarinetist Sergei Vassiliev is a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral musician and teacher. His recent solo engagements include performing the Mozart Concerto with the Kharkiv Philharmonia in Ukraine and Weber and Spohr concertos with orchestras in Colorado. Sergei plays chamber music at Festival Mozaic, Green Box Arts Festival, and Colorado College Music Festival. Vassiliev can be heard on the recent Bridge Records release, "Quattro Mani: Re-Structures". Sergei has held principal clarinet positions with Des Moines Metro Opera Orchestra and Boise Philharmonic, has appeared with Houston, Colorado Symphonies, and many other symphony orchestras. He is the tenured principal clarinetist with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra . In 2019, he will be a featured soloist in the new "Signature Series" with the CSPO. Sergei maintains a teaching studio in Colorado Springs. Vassiliev's principal teachers are Yehuda Gilad, Richard Hawkins, Fred Ormand, and Michael Webster. He holds degrees from University of Michigan, Rice University, and University of Southern California. Sergei is a D’Addario Artist.