Andrei Kavalinski is a prizewinner of the most important major International Trumpet Competitions such as Maurice André (Paris), Citta di Porcia (Italy), Tromp Muziek Biennale (Eindhoven, Netherlands), Toulon (France), Moscow (Russia), ITG-Ellsworth-Smith (Bad Säckingen, Germany) a.o.

Mr. Kavalinski is also winner of Karlheinz-Stockhausen-Prize (Germany), Richard-Wagner-Prize (Bayreuth, Germany), Timofei-Dokshizer-Prize (Moscow, Russia) a.o.

He studied the trumpet with Prof. Reinhold Friedrich and Prof. Edward H. Tarr at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe (Germany). In 2005 he was awarded his concert diploma with highest possible marks. Kavalinski continued his studies with world’s famous composer Karlheinz Stockhausen in Kürten, Germany.

Mr. Kavalinski touring frequently Europe, South-America, Asia and Russia as a soloist and chamber musician. Apart from the Orchestre National de France, where he is a Principal Trumpet, Kavalinski He appeared with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the Bolshoi State Theatre Orchestra (Moscow), the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, the “Moscow Virtuosi” Chamber Orchestra, the South Netherlands Philharmonic, the Darmstadt State Orchestra (Germany), the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto (Italy), the Kyoto Chamber Orchestra (Japan) a.o.

Kavalinski has worked with conductors such as Haitink, Muti, Jansons, Gergiev, Marriner, N.Järvi, Nézet-Séguin, Pinnock, Zinman, Eschenbach, Luisi, Bychkov a.o.
His wide repertoire includes works from the Baroque, Classical & Romantic periods as well as those of contemporary composers. Many composers have dedicated Kavalinski their works for Solo Trumpet & Trumpet & Symphony Orchestra.

He has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Sony, RCO Live, Erato, Warner Classics and m.o.

Mr. Kavalinski gives worldwide masterclasses.


  • Schagerl C-Trumpet Model „Berlin“ heavy
  • Schagerl B-Trumpet Model „Berlin“ Z heavy
  • Schagerl Bb/A Piccollo Trumpet Modell „Berlin“
  • Schagerl Bb Fluegelhorn Model „Wien“
  • Schagerl C-Trumpet Model „1961“
  • Schagerl Eb-Trumpet Model „Phoibe“
  • France