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Ilya Hoffman

  • Violist


Ilya Hoffman was born in Moscow in 1977 and began his viola studies at the Gnessin Music School under Professor Elena Ozol. He then entered the Moscow State Conservatory, where he studied under Professors Yuri Bashmet and Roman Balashov. Ilya is currently a post-graduate student at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, once more studying under Yuri Bashmet. Ilya likewise has studied composition under his father Leonid Hoffman - whose own teacher Philip Hershkowitz was a pupil of both Alban Berg and Anton Webern.