A native of Moscow (Russia), Andrey Nemzer began his studies at Moscow Choir College, after which he became a touring soloist with the Moscow Boys Choir under the direction of Victor Popov. During this time, he participated in the Russian premiere of Mozart’s Masonic Cantatas at Moscow Conservatory’s Great Hall with the eminent pianist and conductor Mikhail Pletnev.
Andrey frequently collaborates with many renowned instrumental and vocal ensembles of Russia including the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio under Vladimir Fedoseev, Moscow Soloists Chamber Orchestra, The Pocket Symphony, Moscow Synod Choir, “Intrada” Vocal Ensemble, The Vocal Male Capella “Blagovest”, The Moscow Sacred Music Ensemble.
In The US, he is the principal soloist with The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and frequently appears on the stage of Opera Theater of Pittsburgh Summerfest.
He began his singing career as a spinto tenor, where favourite credits included Russian premiers of Berg’s Lulu (Alwa) and Gretry’s Peter The Great (Alexis), staged at the Helikon-Opera in Moscow, Russia, and brought to Santander Opera Festival, Peralada Opera Festival and Beijing International Opera Festival, all in 2002.
His voice can be heard on the soundtracks of the film “Leningrad” by Igor Vishnevetsky, “Tsar” and “The Conductor” by Pavel Lungin. Andrey Nemzer was The Winner of the 2011 Mildred Miller International Voice Competition, 2nd Prize Winner of the 2012 Gerda Lissner Foundation Competition, 1st Prize Winner in the 2016 3rd Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition, 3rd Prize Winner at 2017 Giusy Devinu International Voice Competition in Cagliari, Italy, 1st Prize Winner at 2017 Concosro Giordani in Charlotte, NC, 1st Prize Winner at 2017 Jensen Foundation Voice Competition in New York City, and 1st Prize Winner of 2017 Francisco Araiza International Voice Competition in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. He holds and Artist Diploma from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.