Dias Karimov
Dias Karimov was born in Ufa, Russia. He belongs to a professional music family; at the young age of six he had already taken his first musical “steps.”

In his musical development, Dias’s father, composer and pianist Airat Karimov, has played a most central role. It was directly under his tutelage that Dias first advanced his classical and piano-improvising education.

  • Graduate of the music department as a jazz pianist
    University of Music FRANZ LISZT, Weimar in Germany
  • Postgraduate course in classical piano
    State Academy of Arts, Ufa in Russia Postgraduate course in classical piano
  • Associate Degree as concertmaster, stage artist of the chamber music ensemble,
    and concert artist in the direction of instrumental performance
    State Academy of Arts, Ufa in Russia
  • Subject-Related University Entrance Qualification
    Secondary School – Special Musical Lyceum, Ufa in Russia
  • Prize winner at numerous state competitions and festivals in Bulgaria, USA, France, Turkey, Russia and Germany.
  • Solo and ensemble performances with programs of Jazz, own Compositions and Paraphrases of classical works in the Crossover style.
  • Author of numerous arrangements across diverse music styles and varying levels of complexity.
  • Founder and owner of online school "Virtual Piano", specializing in jazz and improvisation.
  • Docent for Jazz and Classical Piano

Owner of Sheet Music & Video Lessons online store www.store-dias.com

Currently lives and works in Germany