Marko Topchii has won more than 80 awards worldwide in the international guitar competitions in the professional category. Among them, 34 first places in the competitions in United States, Mexico, Australia, Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Indonesia, Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Liechtenstein, Poland, Serbia, Bulgaria, Montenegro, and Ukraine. The most notable prizes are available in the “awards” section.
Marko actively performs around the world, regularly gives concerts with the orchestra; he is the desired teacher of master classes and juror of competitions; he constantly mentioned in the mass media.
Marko is a D’Addario artist since 2012.
Marko discography includes the following albums:
2016 – Marko Topchii – Marko Topchii (Fleur de Son Classics)
2016 – Marko Topchii – Van Gogh Fire (Contrastes Music Records)
2015 – Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra – Stars of the Guitar (Beau Fleuve Records)*
*Disc Two: H. Villa-Lobos – Concerto pour Guitare et Petit Orchestra
Marko Topchii was born into a family of musicians in Kiev, Ukraine and is started studying guitar at the age of four.
He is 26 years old and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree at the Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music in Kiev under the guidance of Prof. Yuri Alexik, Honored Artist of Ukraine. He completed his master degree in the National University of Arts in Kharkov in 2011, where he studied under Prof. Volodymir Dotsenko, Honored Artist of Ukraine.
2016, 3rd prize, Michele Pittaluga International Guitar Competitions "Premio Citta di Alessandria" , Alessandria, Italy
2017, 1st prize, Michele Pittaluga International Guitar Competitions "Premio Citta di Alessandria" , Alessandria, Italy