Stanislav Yankovsky, a laureate of international competitions, graduated from the Novosibirsk Glinka State Conservatory in 1999. He was awarded the rank of Honoured Artist of Russia, and since 1999 has served in the clarinet section of the Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra, since 2005 as assistant principal. From 1999 to 2004 he was a soloist with the Russian-American Youth Orchestra and has given recitals in Russia, Austria, Germany, and Japan. He has taken part in international music festivals in Ludwigsburg (Germany, 1994) and "Just friends" in St Petersburg (Russia 1997), and appeared as soloist in Weber's Clarinet Concerto No.1 in Sapporo with the Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra (2001). His repertoire covers concertos and symphonic works by Mozart, Stamitz, Weber, Debussy, Pasculli, Taneyev and others.