Native of Moscow, Russia with Ukrainian roots; Oleg Sulyga began his music education in Moscow Central Music School; later continuing it at SMU in Dallas; Paris, France; and the University of Houston under guidance of professor Emanuel Borok. Mr. Sulyga was a member of world-renowned ensemble “The Moscow Virtuosi” led by Vladimir Spivakov; with which he traveled extensively and performed in the world’s most prestigious concert halls.As a chamber musician he performed with the principals of the Wiener Philharmoniker and The Kopelman Quartet. As orchestral musician he has performed with the Chicago Symphony, the National Symphony, and the Houston Symphony orchestras. In addition, Mr. Sulyga has been a participant of numerous international festivals worldwide; such as Ravinia, Prague Spring, Pacific Music Festival, Colmar International Music Festival, Schlezwig-Holstein Festival, and Grand Teton Music Festival.
Currently Mr. Sulyga is a violinist of the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, Houston Ballet, Mercury, the Bach Society of Houston and is a frequent chamber musician, teacher, clinician and adjudicator. Previous positions include being an Affiliate Artist at the University of Houston where he taught violin and assisted in the quartet in residence program. He also is passionate about his other career as a Realtor Associate at the REALM Professionals and is an avid recreational cyclist.