Yuriy Kolosovskiy is professional musician and composer 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 2006. He has performed in venues around Wisconsin as a solo musician, with the 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.
From 2017 to 2022 Kolosovskiy lived in Burlington VT where he performed in venues throughout the state. Currently, the composer lives in Madison, Wi. with his wife and and his two cats.