Roman Pekar, Bassist, was born in Ukraine and began his music studies at the age of 5 learning violin. Roman later went on to study the bass which would become his primary instrument.
He graduated from the Leontovich Music College in Vinnitsa, Ukraine and the Saint Petersburg State Conservatoire in Saint Petersburg, Russia where he received a Master of Music Degree in Bass Performance in 1998. In 1991-2001 he was a member of State Symphony Orchestra.
Since 2001, Roman has lived in Charleston, SC performing with the Charleston Symphony on occasion as well as teaching and performing at various events. Roman has performed around Europe and Asia, and has also recorded a number of CD’s.