Alexander Fedoriouk
...the art of the cimbalom
Alexander Fedoriouk

Alexander Fedoriouk began playing the cimbalom at the age of 7 in his home-town of Kolomyia, Ukraine. Growing up in the Carpathian mountains, he played at weddings in mountain villages in Ukraine and Moldavia. He studied music at the Kolomyia Music School, Chernivsty Musical College and received his Bachelor's degree in music from The Kiev State Conservatory. He has performed as a soloist with New York Philharmonic, The Cleveland Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Orchestra Nashville, Johnstown Symphony, Youngstown Youth Orchestra, New York Chamber Ensemble, The Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra, Troisty Muzyky Folk Ensemble, The Manhattan School of Music Symphony Orchestra, The Duquesne University Tamburitzans, Cheres and Harmonia. MORE

CIMBALOM is related to hammer dulcimer, hackbrett, santour, cimbal, cymbalom, cymbalum, ţambal, tsymbaly, tsimbl, santouri, sandouri. MORE


Things really got cooking when Fedoriouk took hammers to cimbalom. His fiery playing was jaw-droppingly fast, evoking gasps from the audience."
-- PEGGY J. LATKOVICH The Free Times Cleveland, Ohio



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On Stage This Month
Armenia: santir
Belarus: tsymbaly (цымбалы)
Czech Republic: cimbál (IPA: [ʦɪmbaːl])
France: cymbalum
Georgia: tsintsila
Germany: Zymbal
Greece: sandouri (σαντούρι)
Holland: cimbaal, hakkebord
Hungary: cimbalom
Iran: santur
Klezmer & Jewish music (Yiddish): tsimbl also known as a "hakhbreydl"
Latvia: cimbole
Lithuania: cimbolai
Mongolia: joqin
Poland: cymbały węgierskie
Romania: ţambal (the large cimbalom is called ţambal mare)
Russia: tsymbaly (цимбалы)
Slovakia: cimbal
Slovenia: cimbale
Ukraine: tsymbaly (цимбали)
Uzbek: chang
Vietnam: tam-thap-luk