Vyacheslav Kruglik was born in St. Petersburg. He began to study compo-sition at the Rimsky-Korsakov School of Music under A. S. Nesterov. From 1996–2001 he studied at the composition faculty of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of B. I. Tishchenko). Having graduated from the Conservatoire with honours, he completed post-graduate studying (2001–2003).
Kruglik has taken part in the festivals «Musical Spring», «Youth Academies of Russia», «Arena», international music festival «Stars of the White Nights», international festival «New Horizons»,international festival «Brass Evenings at the Mariinsky», «Moscow Easter Festival» and others.
In 2005 he was a prize-winner at the All-Russian Mariinsky Theatre Competition as a composer of the one-act opera “Carriage” (the premiere has taken place in April 2009, conductor – V. Gergiev). Together with Svetlana Nesterova he created the ballet “Magic Ring”, which was a prize-winner at the competition of Bolshoi Theatre and the Union of Theatre Workers to compose an opera and dance work for children and young people (2008). He is currently a teacher at the faculty of orchestral conducting of the St. Petersburg University of Culture and Arts.
The composer’s works include also the symphony “Time to Live and Time to Die” (suite for the orchestra after Remarque’s perusal), “Princess Olga” (overture for symphony orchestra), string quartets, vocal series and other compositions.