Vladimir Sergeev was born in 1985 in Yaroslavl and started to learn the violin at the age of six. In 1996 he won his first prize in a regional competition for young violinists and in 2000 entered the Academic Music College of the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory as a student of People’s Artist of Georgia M.L. Yashvili. He was also trained by Yashvili at the Moscow Conservatory from 2004 to 2009, and in postgraduate studies until 2012. During his training, he became a laureate of the All-Russian competitions of Belgorod (1999) and Ryazan (2000) and in 2009 won the international St Petersburg competition.