Viktor Lisniak is a graduate of the St. Petersburg State Conservatory, where his teachers were Profs. Viktor Lieberman and Vladimir Ovtcharek.
He has toured worldwide as a member of different prestigious Russian ensembles, and has been teaching at the String Quartet Faculty of the St. Petersburg State Conservatory since 1989.
Presently, Viktor is the principal second violin in the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmony. He is a regular participant of all festivals sponsored by the composers of St. Petersburg.