Konstantin Vassiliev was born in Siberia (Russia). He studied guitar and composition at the colleges for music in Novosibirsk and Münster. In addition to his pedagogical work, he is working on the literature extension for guitarists of all ages. His numerous compositions and arrangements are published in Europe, Japan, Canada and the USA. He is also award recipient of several international composing competitions. His music sounds experimental and innovative, but is also characterized by traditions, especially the classical Russian school. His music style is characterized by diversity: from romantic melancholy to impressionistic fantasy and mysticism to contemporary expressivity.