Born into a family of musicians in Kiev, Wladislav Winokurow received his first musical education from his father at the age of five. Intensive musical training with Alexander Panov, Avanes Buludian and Isaak Kuschnir followed his attendance of the Special Musical College for Gifted Children. He debuted as a soloist at the age of ten with the Kiev Chamber Orchestra.
He continued his studies in Vienna with Eugenia Polatschek and later at the Vienna University of Music and Dramatic Arts under Gernot Winischhofer and Boris Kuschnir, which he graduated with distinction. Further studies with Abraham Stern and Viktor Tretyakov.
Wladislaw Winokurow is the founder and the first violinist of the Glière String Quartet, with which he has been rewarded the first prize at the International Beethoven Competition in 2012.
He is chamber music partner of artists like Mischa Kugel, Rainer Honeck, Rudolf Leopold, Michael Hell, Dominika Falger, Benjamin Gilmore, Milan Karanovic, Arkadij Vinokurov, amongst others, as well as regularly performing with Wiener Symphoniker, Viennese String Soloists Vienna Classical Players and the Strauss Festival Orchestra.
Wladislaw Winokurow has developed an outstanding reputation in violin didactics and works as a Senior Lecturer for the violin preparatory class at Graz University of Music and as violin teacher at the City of Vienna Music School Margareten. Since 2015 he is the spokesman for the department of higher strings for Vienna Music Schools.
Besides teaching young violinists, a further focus of his pedagogical work is the preparation for entrance and final examinations, at, e.g., the MuK Private University Vienna, Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts and Conservatorio Santa Cecilia, Rome. He is also member of the jury at competitions such as the Austrian Prima la Musica Competitions on state and federal level.
He is the artistic director and founder of the “Kulturwelten.at Sommerkurs”.