Maxim was born in 1981 in Kyiv. He graduated from the National Music Academy of Ukraine as an oboist (2005) and as a composer (2009) and from the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln as a composer (class of Johannes Schöllhorn, 2016).
He took part in Internationa Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city (2013), and reading sessions by Ensemble MusikFabrik. He is the winner of the national competitions Gradus ad Parnassum (Kyiv, 2000), Step to the Left (Saint Petersburg, 2012), Skoryk Competition (Lviv, 2021) and III Prize on Varele Komponistenpreis (Oldenburg, 2015).
music has been performed at the international festivals: Summer New
Music Courses in Darmstadt (Darmstadt), VOICES Festival (Berlin),
Wiederstand der Klänge
Talents (Cologne), Donaueschinger Musiktage, Warsaw Autumn (Warsaw),
World Music Days (Leuven), MATA-Festival (New York), Gogolfest
(Kyiv), Contrasts (Lviv), Randfestspiele (Zepernick), Ukrainian
Contemporary Music Festival (New York) etc.
the performers of his music are Wiener
Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt am Main),
Arditti quartet, Haydn-Orchester (Bozen), Ensemble MusikFabrik
(Cologne), Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Amaryllis Quartett
KNM (Berlin), KlangForum
Heidelberg, Ensemble Proton Bern (Bern), Ascolta (Stuttgart), Lions
Gate Trio (U.S. und Europe), Neo Quartet (Gdansk), Ukho Ensemble
(Kyiv), the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (Kyiv), Kyiv
Chamber Orchestra (Kyiv), Ensemble Nostri Temporis (Kyiv), Moscow
Contemporary Music Ensemble (Moscow), Vladislav Pesin (Moscow), Ian
Pace (London), Helen Beldsoe (Cologne), Hayk Melikyan (Yerevan), Enno
is actively involved in arranging. Among his works are a series of
compositions for the project "The Mystery of the Misty Albion",
compositions by Frank Zappa, arranging classical works for the
baroque music ensemble Luna Ensemble.
has also been working as a solo oboist in the Ukho
contemporary music ensemble(Kyiv) since 2015, and in the Kyiv
Symphony Orchestrasince 2018.
a solo-oboist played with orchestras Kyiv soloists, Kyiv Symphony
Orchestra, Ukho Ensemble, Musica Camerata, Russische
Kammerphilharmonie St. Petersburg. Together with the Ukho Ensemble he
realized the Ukrainian premiere of the concert for oboe No.2 by Luca
Francesconi, as also ensemble pieces by P.Boulez, S.Gervasoni,
B.Ferneyhough, L.Berio, G. Kurtag and many others.
took part as the performer in many Ukrainian and foreign festivals
and master courses: historically informed performance with Freiburg
Baroque Orchestra and contemporary music with Ensemble Recherché
(2007, 2008), Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darmstadt
(2010), impuls academy (Graz, 2011), Per suonare l'oboe (Freiburg,
(Italy, 2015) as an oboist, a composer and a conductor.
was a participant of the Kyiv conductor master classes under the
guidance of Luigi Gaggiero (2016).
with Dmytro Radzetsky, he is the organizer of the KoRa
art-cubeart space, which regularly hosts concerts, broadcasts, acoustic
experiments and various collaborations. In 2020, the KoRa
Late Night Showproject was launched in the KoRa art-cube. Well-known Ukrainian
musicians are invited to the studio every week for interviews and
Kolomiets is the co-founder of the contemporary music ensembleEnsemble
Nostri Temporis (2007),
the founder of the baroque music ensemble Luna
Ensemble(2014) and music curator at the Gogolfest(Kyiv)
in the year 2017.