VICTOR KOZLOV (b 1958 )
Viktor Kozlov, a graduate of the Urals State Conservatory, participated in many guitar competitions in Russia and abroad. He won the first regional competition for Russian folk instruments in Chelyabinsk in 1988 and was awarded a diploma from Gorky City in 1990. Since that time he has performed recitals throughout Russia. As a composer of guitar music Kozlov was awarded first prize in Donetsk (1982) and Moscow (1988). Currently he teaches at the Chelyabinsk Music College and is chairman of the Classical Guitar Association in the region’s Musical Society.