Yuriy Kolosovskiy is a composer and professional musician whose main instruments include domra and mandolin. Yuriy studied domra at the Rostov State College of Music in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. After receiving his degree, he became a member of the Rostov Folk Philharmonic Orchestra, and performed with them until he moved to Wisconsin in 2004. He has performed in venues around Wisconsin as a solo musician, with the Russian folk group White Birch Ensemble that he founded in 2012, and with the UW-Madison Russian Folk Orchestra. Kolosovskiy has also recorded a solo album, “Sounds of the Domra”, and performed as a guest soloist with the UW-Madison Russian Folk Orchestra. Currently, the composer lives in Burlington, Vermont with his fiancé and and his two cats.