ABOUT MR. UDOVENKO
Mr. Udovenko began learning about piano tuning and repairs at Riga’s (Latvia) factory of musical instruments in 1983 under the guidance of Master technicians G. Dalmanis and I. Galenieks. He also went on to a complete pipe organ tuner training at Riga’s State Philharmonic, (Latvia).
At the same time in 1984, Mr. Udovenko graduated with a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Odessa State Technological Institute.
Besides his dedicated work with pianos and pipe organs, Mr. Udovenko received his Bachelor of Music Arts degree in Wind Orchestra conducting at Abakan State Music College in Siberia in 1988.
With his engineering expertise and a breadth of music skills gained in different ﬁelds, these have signiﬁcantly contributed to his understanding of the piano. In 1989 he completed technical training at the Moscow State P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory, led by Steinway & Sons factory, Hamburg (Germany).
In 2015 Mr. Udovenko attended Technical Training at Fazioli Piano Factory, Sacile (Italy) and in 2016 he completed Concert Technician Training at C.Bechstein Piano Factory, Seifhennersdorf, Germany.
Mr. Udovenko has served in the Ukraine at the Odessa State A. Nezhdanova Conservatory, Odessa State Philharmonic Orchestra, Odessa State Opera and Ballet house, and in the Former Yugoslavia, Republic of Serbia at Belgrade’s Academy of Arts, Belgrade’s National Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Belgrade Symphony, Belgrade’s Rotary Club, The Kolarac, Sava Centre, Jazz Club, The Tito Museum and many other venues.
Since he immigrated to Vancouver in 1998, Mr. Udovenko’s afﬁliations include Verhnjak Pianos, Vancouver Film School, Rufus Guitar Shop, DBA Professional Recording Studio, Tsawwassen Art Centre, Delta Community Music School, and St. Andrew’s- Wesley United Church of Vancouver. He has also performed tuning work at UBC’s School of Music – RoyS Barnett Recital Hall, and The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.
Mr. Udovenko has worked with various solo performers, including the late Sviatoslav Richter, Dmitriy Bashkirov, Evgeny Mogilevsky, Rita Kinka, Ivan Tasovac and many other notable performers.