Zubyts′ky, Volodymyr (Danilovych)
- Yelena Zin′kevich
(b Goloskovo, Nikolayev province, March 2, 1953). Ukrainian composer. He studied at the Gnesin Music College in Moscow (1969–71), then at Kiev Conservatory (the bayan with V.V. Besfail′ny, composition with Skoryk and conducting with Viktor Gnedash, graduating 1976–9). From 1976 he appeared in various countries as a bayan soloist, and later was president of the Ukrainian Association of Accordion Players (1988–95). He has also taught in the faculty of composition at the Kiev Conservatory (1990–94) of Kiev. He has won prizes in the Helsinki bayan and accordion competition (1975, first prize), the UNESCO composing competition ‘Young people for peace’ (Bydgoszcz, 1985, special prize and second prize), the Ivanna and Mar′yan Kots′ Competition (1991, third prize) and has been awarded the N. Ostrovsky Prize (1986), the N.V. Lysenko Prize (1994), and the title Honoured Representative of the Arts of Ukraine (...