Sergei Govorov was educated in the best traditions of the Russian school of music. After completing his doctoral degree at the Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow with the highest honors, he traveled to France to be coached by the country’s highly regarded saxophonists Claude Delangle and Jean-Deni Mishat. In 2022, Sergei moved to the United States.
Govorov thrives both as a soloist and collaborative player. His repertoire ranges from classical saxophone to avant-garde, jazz, and pop. He has performed over 4,000 concerts worldwide, including in Russia, the United States, Italy, Spain, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, France, Hungary, Switzerland, Egypt, and China. Notable performances include appearances at the world's most prestigious jazz festivals, such as the Montreux Festival in Switzerland and the Filey Chamber Music Festival in the United Kingdom.
Sergei Govorov is a Yamaha Artist and a member of the Eurasian Association of Saxophonists.