Slava Znatchenii has been called “a beautifully crafted musician” by The Met Opera Guild and the New York Times has noted Mr. Znatchenii for his shapely sound and velocity. Slava Znatchenii has served as the Principal Oboe of Chamber Orchestra of New York since the fall of 2007. Most recently, Mr. Znatchenii became the principal oboist with the Classical Concert Chamber orchestra and toured extensively throughout Spain, France, and several other European countries. A native of Moldova, Slava Znatchenii started his musical studies at the age of 10. He completed his Bachelor degree at the Mannes College of Music and holds a Masters and a Post Graduate Degree in Orchestral Performance from Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Joseph Robinson, the principal oboist of the New York Philharmonic and Steven Taylor, the principal oboist of St. Lukes orchestra and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Currently, Slava Znatchenii resides in New York City where he also enjoys an active chamber music career and maintains a private teaching studio.
Major Oboe, Chamber Ensemble