Gennadiy Pilchi s known far beyond his homeland, the Crimea, and has participated in numerous national and international guitar festivals in Poland, Hungary, Russia, Germany and the Netherlands. As a concert guitarist, he has been distinguished many times nationally and internationally. Pilch is also considered one of the best teachers of guitar in Ukraine. His preference is the romantic guitar literature of different eras. Gennadiy Pilch also composes music for guitar and is a member of the Composer's Association of the Crimea. For some years he has been living in Essen, Germany, where he teaches and is the Artistic Director of the concert series "Klassische Gitarre" at the Intercultural Center "Kreuzer", Essen.