Born in Minsk in 1984 Artiom started to study the violin at the age of five with Janna Kutchinsky and debuted as a soloist with the chamber orchestra from the Belarus State Philharmony when he was eight. From 1994 till 2002 he studied at the Republic Music College, then at the Belarus State Academy of Music with Eduard Kutchinsky, and in 2010-2012 as a postgraduate student at the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts with Dora Schwarzberg.

Since 1994 Artiom Shishkov became the laureate of 19 International Competitions. Among those is the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in 2012.

Dedicated chamber musician, Artiom Shishkov is the first violin of the « Lipkind Quartet ». In 2012 they recorded the album « New Worlds » which includes works of Barber, Bloch, Rachmaninov and Dvorak.

In 2018 Artiom recorded an album released on Backlash Music with two works for violin solo of J.S.Bach: Sonata No.2 in A minor and Partita No.2 in D minor.

Artiom Shishkov performs both as soloist and chamber musician and combining his concert life with teaching and giving master-classes.
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