Ilya studied in Europe and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Performance Piano with a specialty in jazz. He has been performing as a soloist and member of various bands in Cleveland area for over ten years. Ilya is well versed in styles from Jazz Standards, Smooth Jazz, Popular Tunes and Island Music.
Some credits include performances at:
· McDonald Corp. Benefit Dinner
· American Diabetes Association Fundraiser at the Browns Stadium
· Medic Drug Grand Prix of Cleveland “Start Your Engines Party”
· Great American Rib Cook Off
· Taste of Cleveland
· In Concert with Russ Freeman & The Rippingtons – Allen Theater
· The Wave’s Cleveland Jazz Concert Series at Fat Fish Blue
· Karamu Theater
· Fairview Hospital
· St. Gregory’s Summer Fest
· Numerous Fundraisers, Weddings, Corporate Events, and more.