Vladimir Popolzin (St.Petersburg) an artist, an accordionist, a composer, a teacher.  
Vladimir was born in Barnaul, Siberia.
He began playing the piano-accordion at the age 7 at music school. Then Vladimir studiet button-accordion at Music College. He graduated in button-accordion (bayan) and conduction at the Conservatory of Novosibirsk.
He started his work at Music College as a teacher.
Between 1986 an 1993 for several years he worked as accordionist and conductor in «Siberia» National orchestra.
He also worked in the National Philarmonic of Barnaul as a soloist.
Since 1994 Vladimir Popolzin has made more than 500 live concerts in Germany as a soloist and in different bands.
He has recorded several Albums («The long way» is one of them).
As a composer he has written many musical compositions and arrangements for solo- accordion as a jazz instrument.