Andrei Shichko was born in 1994 in Bobruisk (Belarus). At the age of seven he began to study music. Until 2014 he studied at the Belarus State Academy of Music (class of Natalia Tashchilina). Since 2014 he has been a student at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire (class of Mikhail Voskresensky).
Prize-winner at the International Young Pianists’ Competition A Step towards Mastery in St Petersburg (Grand Prix, 2009), the International Piano Competition in Takamatsu (2nd prize and special prizes, 2014) and the International Piano Competition in Brest (1st prize for his performance of works by Chopin and 1st prize for his performance of works by Liszt, 2015). In 2011 he took part in the festival The Magic of the Piano in Minsk.
On several occasions he has appeared with the Belarus State Chamber Orchestra and the Belarus State Symphony Orchestra. With the Belarus State TV and Radio Company he has recorded piano concerti by Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev. Tours in Russia, Belarus, Japan, Germany and France.