Marko Topchii shares his musical and technical approach to playing this incredibly virtuosic piece, Introduction & Vivace by Nikita Koshkin. Topchii not only provides the fingerings he has developed over years of playing this piece but also the thought process that has led to his different technical solutions.
In conjunction with this masterclass, Koshkin’s lesson on the origin and inspiration for this piece can be found here
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About Marko Topchii
Marko Topchii has won more than 90 awards worldwide, 41 of them first place, in international guitar competitions. Marko actively performs around the world, regularly gives concerts with the orchestra; he is the desired teacher of master classes, juror of competitions and is constantly mentioned in the mass media.
Topchii was born into a family of musicians in Kiev, Ukraine and started studying guitar at the age of four. He completed his master's degree in the Kharkiv National Kotlyarevsky University of Arts in Kharkiv in 2011, where he studied with Prof. Volodymir Dotsenko (Honored Artist of Ukraine).