Vadym was born in Kremenchug (in Central Ukraine) in 1976 and as a child studied the piano and the clarinet in his native region. The family later moved to Lviv where he studied and graduated as a clarinettist from the Acadamy of Music in that city. He started singing while studying at the academy and is now a very valued member of Orpheus (the lowest bass singer in the group) and one of the best basses in the entire region! Presently, Vadym also works as a pianist at the National Drama Theater in Lviv. Awarded an honorary title "The Honored artist of Ukraine".