Dmitry Arefiev was born in 1983, in Zarechniy city, Russia.
His initiation in composing is backdated to the time he was a student in musical collage (Chernigov city) under tuition of М. Demidenko. Having graduated from the collage, he entered composer faculty of Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine. During the studies, his main tutor in composition has been professor I. Sherbakov. At present Dmitry is undertaking his Ph.D. degree.
Dmitry Arefiev has participated in different festivals of contemporary music: ‘Season Premiere’, ‘Ucraine Current Arts Biennal’ (Kiev, since 2003), ‘New Music — New Faces’ (Krakow, Poland, 2006)
The greater part of Dmirty’s works is centered on chamber instrumental music. He debuted in cinema with music for short film «Love — Awaiting» producer Natalia Korobenko(2008).