Viktor Karpiy is a great bayan player, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1990), winner of the gold medal of the World Cup international competition. Soloist and instrumentalist of the Lipetsk Philharmonic as part of a trio of accordionists.
Viktor Fedorovich Karpiy was born on March 30,1953 in Nova Kakhovka, Khersons'ka Oblast', Ukraine.
in 1975 Viktor Karpiy gratuated from the Voronezh Music School (class A.A. Timoshenko). Then in 1975-1979 studied at the Voronezh State Institute of Arts.
Since 1977 Viktor Karpiy have been working as bayan player in a trio of accordionists.