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Dmitri Bulgakov was born in 1978 in Moscow.  He graduated from the Gnessin Specialist Music School in Moscow and Detmold High School of Music.  His teachers were I. Pushechnikov and G. Schmalfuss.  Dmitri has won the Russian National Competition for Wind Players, the R. Lauschmann Competition in Cologne and has been a prize winner at the TWIYCA Competition in the UK.  Dmitri is also a recipient of the GWK, DAAD and Triumph Awards.

Dmitri Bulgakov is in high demand as a soloist and chamber musician, he has taken part in various festivals, including the Graz Festival, Elba Festival and Oldenburg Festival.  He has performed with a number of orchestras under the conductors Lev Markiz, S. Sholtesh, Vladimir Ziva, Dmitri Sitkovetsky.  His concert with the Philarmonie Essen was broadcast live by 3sat-Live TV channel.

In 2005 Dmitri Bulgakov and Pavel Strugalev founded the Homecoming Woodwind Ensemble whose first project was the world premiere and recording of Bach Goldberg Variations, arranged for woodwind quartet by the Russian composer Andrei Eshpai.