David and Iouri Duo is a brainchild of composer/pianist/organist/vocalist/accordionist Iouri Grichetchkine and trumpeter David Glukh. Individually and collectively they have performed in over 40 States in USA, Canada, most european countries and in Israel. In David's own words: "It has been so much fun to perform/record Iouri's beautiful music, I have been enjoying every single minute of it!" While the basis of Duo's repertoire is Iouri Grichetchkine's music in diverse genres, David and Iouri Duo is performing music from Classical, Jazz, Klezmer, other diverse international/ethnic traditions, while constantly expanding their repertoire. In a very short amount of time, they have produced a series of 15 YouTube videos and at the moment are also in the process of recording their second CD.


David Glukh's Biography:

Since his graduation from The Juilliard School in May 2000 (student of William Vacchiano and Mark Gould), David Glukh has been leading an active performance schedule first as a member of Dallas Brass (2000-2002) and later as a bandleader, composer and a soloist of David Glukh Klezmer Ensemble (which released two critically acclaimed recordings: "Live! From New York" and "Klezmer Travels the World"), Manhattan Soloists and Wholly Brass in addition to solo/chamber music engagements throughout the world. Mr.Glukh has performed live television and radio broadcasts on WFDU 89.1 FM, NPR, WQXR 96.3, Cable Networks of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Texas and Kol Ha Musica (Israeli Classical Music Radio Station). As a soloist, David has appeared with the Louisville Orchestra, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Jupiter Symphony, Lyric Theater Orchestra, Raanana Symphoniette, IDF Orchestra, Ulianovsk Symphony Orchestra, Kiev Kamerata and Ensemble Melodia. In 2008 David was invited by Pianist Oxana Yablonskaya to perform Shostakovich Piano and Trumpet Concerto with her in Carnegie Hall on occasion of Mrs. Yablonskaya 70th Birthday Celebration. Mr. Glukh particularly values his frequent chamber music collaborations with great musicians such as Organists Anthony Newman, Mary Jane Newman, Christopher Kabala, Liya Petrides, Vocalist Risa Harman. In 1995, Mr.Glukh received an award from the Israeli Musicians Union for excellence in performance. He was a recipient of the America Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship from 1990-2000. Since 2008 David has been collaborating with composers in performing/recording music of our time. In April 2008 Mr. Glukh recorded a premiere recording of Trent Johnson's Trumpet Concerto with Kiev Kamerata, conducted by Valery Matyuchin. David has been also collaborating with legendary organist/composer Anthony Newman in creating solo trumpet repertoire for piccolo trumpet. Their full length CD of trumpet/piano works with composer a the piano has been released in July 2015. Another frequent special collaborator is a maverick Russian composer/pianist/organist Iouri Grichetchkine, with whom David has produced a series of YouTube videos of Iouri's beautiful works for piccolo trumpet and piano/organ. Upcoming solo/chamber music engagements for 2015-2016 season include 2nd performance of Bach Brandenburg Concerto #2, performance of Haydn Trumpet Concerto, recitals and recording projects. David Glukh was born in Moscow in 1975 where he attended the Gnesin’s Music School. (student of Vladimir Shlepakov, Boris Shlepakov and Andrei Ikov) In 1990 he immigrated to Israel where he spent the following three years in the Thelma Yellin High School for the Arts. (student of Ram Oren, Ariel Sassoon and Edward Kuskin) He later served in the Army Orchestra from 1993 to 1996.


Iouri Grichetchkine's Biography
After extensive training in his former home, St. Petersburg, Russia in St. Petersburg Conservatory, he has toured as Choir Master for Eterna Muziko Choral Ensemble, performing over 500 concerts in the former Soviet Union, Europe and the United States. He has played his piano works in the 2006 Summer Festival in Lisbon, on Portuguese radio and BWAC UNPLUggED Music Series in Brooklyn, at the 2013 Shalshelet International Festival in Miami, 2015 Competition in Amsterdam. Iouri was a featured choirmaster/composer for the 2012, 2013, 2015 Annual Easter Concert given by Troupe Éclat, a Haitian Choral group with Brooklyn’s St. Jerome Church and conducted his liturgical compositions for their 2015 concert tour in Canada. The NET cable channel created an episode about Iouri’s work as church musician and composer. In 2015 one of Iouri’s liturgical songs was presented at the National Pastoral Musicians (NPM) convention Composer’s Forum in Michigan.​He recorded 3 CD’s and for last 8 years​ is Music Director in Brooklyn’s St. Saviour’s Church.
Speaking of his musical life and influences, Iouri states, “I have always enjoyed the beauty of classical music, and feel very fortunate to have been classically trained as a musician. I try to bring the principles of classical harmony to all my compositions, created with both religious and jazz performers in mind."