Clarinetist Vladislav Gorbich has roots in Sverdlovsk, now Ekaterinburg, Russia. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Music Performance in Ekaterinburg, Russia at the Ural State Music Conservatory. In Russia, Vladislav was working as a soloist with the State Military Band. His travels have taken him to Wurzburg, Germany for the International Band Festival, to Budapest, Hungary for the International Military Band Festival and to Mönchengladbach, Germany for the Festival of NATO Bands. Vladislav holds Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University, where he studied with world-renown clarinetist Robert Spring.
Vladislav co-founded the Kat Trio with his wife Victoria in Ekaterinburg in 1998. The Trio first toured the US in 2000.