Timur Sergeyenia has been performing in public concerts for almost 40 years now.
He has given more than 2000 concerts in Germany, England, France, Monaco, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, the Ukraine, Lithania, Latvia…
Timur Sergeyenia was born in Minsk, in1969. His musical education began when he was three years old at a special school for talented children at the National Conservatory Minsk. At the age of four he gave his first public concert with his own compositions. At seven he performed for the first time as a soloist with the National Chamber Orchestra of Belarus. Timur was known as a young pianist and composer. He wasthe author of numerous pianoworks. He wrote in 1978 “Khatyn Ballad” which attracted the attention of press and made him famous in the USSR, as a child prodigy. In 1979,Timur was a representative of the Soviet Union at the first World Children’s Assembly “Banner of Peace” (Sofia, Bulgaria), where he was recognized as one of the most talented participants. During this period, numerous film and television studios of the USSR, Bulgaria, East Germany, the Czech Republic have made about Timur documentary films, television and radio shows. In 1980, the Japanese broadcaster SBS invites Timur as a representative of the USSR in the international project”Children of the World”. The film about Timur Sergeyenia “Young Composer” , been shown in many countries around the world. In1982,the film received the Grand Prix at the Film Festival in Milan.
He received his musical education from eminent professors, continuers of the two fundamental traditions of the European and Russian piano school:
Piano tradition of Theodor Leschetitzky:
1973-1982 – Prof. G. Scherschevsky en W. Kuzmenko (National Conservatory Minsk),
Piano tradition of Konstantin Igumnov:
1982-1995 – Prof. Irina Tswetajewa, Prof. Valerij Schatskij (National Conservatory Minsk), Prof. Naum Starkman (National Tchaikowsky Conservatory in Moscow).
Masterclass: T. Nikolajeva, V. Merjanov, L. Berman, K. H. Kammerling, J. Meyer-Josten,
F. Gevers, Fou t´Song, F. Leygraf, G. Leonhard, P. Badura-Skoda.
Timur Sergeyenia has successfully combined his concert work with his pedagogical and scientifically activities.
From 1996-1999 he worked as a piano-teacher at the National Conservatory Minsk and at the Special Music School for talented children where he himself had been trained.
From 1995-1998, within the scope of his cooperation with the Institute of Scientific Research for problems of culture at the Academy of Sciences of Republic of Belarus, he wrote a book titled: “The psychological and physical training of musicians for the performance of public concerts”.
One important area of professional activity of Timur Sergeyenia is martial arts. In 1988 he received a diploma as an instructor of martial arts. In 1989, Timur was one of the founders of the club of martial arts “Orion” (Minsk), where he worked as a lead instructor (1989-1996) and has trained over 300 students.
Since 1999 Timur Sergeyenia has been living and working in Germany.
Since 2001, Timur Sergeyenia organizes own concert projects.
Since 2005 Timur Sergeyenia has been living and working in Belgium.
- 2005- 2014 Professor of Chamber Music at the Royal Conservatory Ghent (Belgium).
- Since 2008, Timur Sergeyenia – conductor of his chamber orchestra “Timur und seine Mannschaft” (Belgium)
- 2010. Timur Sergeyenia was invited to the role of Robert Schumann in the film by Pierre Viallet “Hommage an Robert Schumann (Germany – France)
- Since 2012, Timur Sergeyenia – artistic director of the International Chamber Music Festival “Timur und seine Mannschaft”. The festival takes place at the Gentse Feesten (Ghent Festival).
- Since 2013, Timur Sergeyenia – artistic director of the International Music Festival “Klasiek aan Zee” (Oostende, Belgium).
- Since 2014, Timur Sergeyenia – artistic director of the International Music Festival “Summer Classic Brugge” (Brugge, Belgium)
- Since 2014 – the founder of musical educational project “Timur Sergeyenia Special piano School” (Belgium)
Since 2013 Timur Sergeyenia was appointed as Professor of Piano at the Lemmens-Institute Leuven (LUCA-School of Arts. Belgium).