Roman Parkhomenko was born on August 19, 1993 in Kazan, Russia.
He composes contemporary ensemble, orchestral, electroacoustic music, as well as music for theater and short films.

His music has been performed in cities in Russia, Italy, Cyprus, Lithuania and Israel at such international festivals as VII St. Petersburg International New Music Festival reMusik.org (Russia, 2020), CEME 2020 (Israel), Europe-Asia (Russia, 2017 ) and others.
Among the performers of his music: Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (Russia), Meitar Ensemble (Israel), MotoContrario Ensemble (Italy), folk Instruments ensemble “Russia”, Pro-Music Orchestra (Russia), etc.

Roman is the winner of many national and international composer competitions, including the winner of the competition of the laboratory of contemporary composers - Open Space (2020, artistic director - Dmitri Kourliandski).

Roman was an active participant in composing academies and workshops in Russia, USA, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Lithuania and Israel: CEME 2020 (Israel), ReMusik.org (Russia, 2019 and 2020), X International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city / MCME Academy (Russia , 2020), Sound of Wander (Italy, 2019), Open Space (Russia, 2020), Fusion Film Scoring workshop (Greece, 2020), Agora - Forum & Sounds (Italy, 2019), coOPERAtion (Russia, 2020/21), International Composer + Summer Academy (Lithuania, 2019), Composer Readings Session (Russia, 2019&2020), Contemporary Music Lab Composition Workshop (Cyprus, 2019), XIII Winter International Arts Festival (Russia, 2020), Pro-Music (Russia, 2019&2020), New Classics (Russia, 2018), micromusiclab (Russia, 2020).

Roman has been selected to participate in the Academy for Contemporary Music in Lucerne (Switzerland), which will take place in February 2021.

He is a invited resident of the Brush Creek Foundation For the Arts (USA) and Playa Residency (USA).

In the 2020/2021 season, Roman is a resident of the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME).

He had lessons/master classes with Helmut Lachenmann, Philippe Leroux, Dmitri Kourliandski, Raphael Cendo, Oscar Bianchi, Marco Momi, Vladimir Tarnopolski, Sergej Newski, Alexander Khubeev, Yuri Kasparov, Andrew Toovey, Joanna Bailey, George Cristofi, Cosimo Colazzo, Raphael Staubli, Ruta Vitkauskaite, Jongwoo Yim, etc.

Roman is the First place Winner of the International and National Composer Competitions in Russia: Competition of the laboratory of Contemporary Composers (2020), VI International Composers Competition “Dedication to Tchaikovsky”, 5 International Competition for Young Composers named after S.S. Prokofiev, III International Festival - Competition of the Found “Orfeo”, Open Competition on the Composition of the MSIM named after A.Schnitke, National Compositions Competition named after S.Prokofiev, 5 International Competition Grand Music Art, III International Composers Competition “Fructus Temporum” (2018), International Composition Competition, Competition-festival of Young Composers named after A.Eshpay (2017).

Roman is currently working on a new art&science opera within the laboratory "coOPERAtion". The premiere will take place in November 2021 at the Musical Theater named after K.Stanislavsky and V.Nemirovich-Danchenko (Russia, Moscow).