Moscow-born Andrey Godik began his musical training in 1996 at the Gnessin State Musical College in Moscow, initially on the recorder but soon switching to the oboe. From 2004 to 2008, he was a junior student at the Central Music School of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where he received lessons from Dmitri Kotenok. He completed his bachelor’s degree with Prof. François Leleux at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich in 2013. Andrey Godik attended numerous master classes, including with Prof. Ingo Goritzki, Maurice Bourgue, Prof. Hansjörg Schellenberger, Prof. Jacques Tys, Prof. Jérôme Guichard, Ramón Ortega Quero and Marie-Luise Modersohn.
As a chamber musician, Andrey Godik has played with Emmanuel Pahud, Paul Meyer, Andrea Lieberknecht, Dag Jensen, Johannes Hinterholzer and many others. In 2012 he performed as soloist with the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra at the Auditorium Rainier III, and the following year he played the world premiere of Igor Loboda’s Concerto for Oboe and Bassoon with the Georgian Chamber Orchestra in Ingolstadt.
From 2012 to 2014 he was a member of the Munich Philharmonic orchestra academy. In the 2014/2015 season he was principal oboist at the Komische Oper Berlin, before taking the same position at the Staatstheater Braunschweig for the 2015/2016 season and the Bamberg Symphony for 2017/2018. Since 2022 he is principal oboist at the Munich Philharmonic.