Roman Smirnov is an award-winning artist, producer, arranger and composer, performing classical and flamenco guitar.
Roman is a classically trained guitarist. He obtained his musical education from the Tallinn Music Conservatory in Estonia, the Rubin Academy of Music in Israel, and the Academy of Music in Kassel, Germany.
Since 2008 Roman lives in Canada and regularly performs with solo programs, duets, trios, quartets and small orchestras. These performances feature a variety of musicians, from classical string quartets to jazz ensembles, opera singers and different ethnic instruments like Chinese Pipa and Arabic Oud.
In 2016 Roman won the Independent Music Award (IMA) in the instrumental song category for
his single “Reflection 1”.
In 2017 he was nominated by IMA in the instrumental song category for his single “Ciento Viente”. The song "Ciento Viente" has
been awarded an Honorable Mention in the Instrumental category in the 2017 International Songwriting Competition (ISC).