Alexey Popov (trumpet)
Nikolai Stranatkovskii (trumpet)
Mikhail Vinnitskii (trombone)
Zakhar Katsman (French horn)
Evgeniy Borodavko (tuba)
Mariinsky Youth Orchestra Brass Quintet was founded in 2016 on the initiative of Associate Professor of St. Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory Igor Yakovlev. Since the creation the Quintet participates in the Mariinsky Theatre concerts.
In 2016 Brass Quintet won the «Silver Sounds» Contest-Festival (Petrozavodsk).
In November 2016 quintet became the laureate of II Prize by the All-Russian Musical Competition.
The quintet is the laureate of the II prize of the All-Russian Music Competition (Moscow, 2016). Zakhar Katsman (French horn) became a laureate of the II prize in this competition as a soloist.