Savva Zverev

Born in 1998 into a family of musicians in the city of St. Petersburg, Russia, he began learning the violin at the age of five with Natalia Fikhtengolts at trhe Gnessin School of music.  At the age of seven, he entered the Central Music School of the Moscow Conservatoire; where he was under the tutelage of the eminent violin pedagogue, Prof. Galina Turchaninova and Prof. Asya Kushner.

In 2016, Savva received a scholarship to study at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester; where he is currently studying under Yuri Torchinsky, the leader of the BBC Philharmonic.

Savva has been the winner of prestigious international music competitions such as Leopold Auer International Violin and String Quartet Competition, Emil Kamilarov festival and competition for talented young violinists Sofia, Bulgaria and many others.

He has also performed in masterclasses/lessons given by notable musicians such as Andrey Baranov, Pavel Vernikov, Pierre Amoyal, Boris Kuschnir, Zakhar Bron, Krzystof Wergrzyn, Alina Ibragimova, Alina Poostkina and Yair Kless.

His studies at the RNCM are generously funded by the Levenshulme Trust.