Roman Ponomariov received a Master’s Degree from Rice University (USA) and a Bachelor of Music (Honours) from the University of Melbourne. He has performed as guest Principal Horn with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the Auckland Philharmonia, the Malaysian Philharmonic, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the Western Australian Symphony, the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria.
Roman has won a number of awards and solo and chamber music competitions and has appeared as a soloist with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and recorded a solo recital for ABC classic FM. His other solo appearances include concerto performances with Stonington Symphony Orchestra, Zelman Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne University Orchestra and Western Australian Youth Orchestra.
Based in Melbourne, Roman is passionate about teaching and sharing his musical knowledge with aspiring horn players. He currently teaches the French horn at the University of Melbourne and Monash University. Roman has tutored extensively for the Melbourne Youth Orchestra, the Malaysian Youth Orchestra and the Australian Youth Orchestra.