Pasha (Pavel) Mansurov was born in Russia and started playing flute at the age of 6. He moved to the United States of America where he studied with Dr. Bradley Garner of The Juilliard School for the majority of his early teenage years. He then moved to the UK and attended the Purcell School of Music with full scholarship where he studied with Clare Southworth. Later he won an audition to The Royal Academy of Music, where he studied with Kate Hill and Michael Cox on Flute and Pat Morris on Piccolo and he graduated with one of the highest mark in the woodwind class. For his Masters he moved to the Guildhall School of Music Drama, where he studied with Ian Clarke, Phillippa Davies and Sarah Newbold.
His Recordings include motion picture "The Master", TV ads include Nokia and Sorapol Fashion, and he also appears on Rick Wakeman's "Journey to the Centre of the Earth" re-release in 2014.
Chamber music appearances include guest player with the Fugata Quintet and the Mercury Quartet and Pasha is a full time member of the London Contemporary Orchestra Soloists.
As an orchestral musician he has played with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestral, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, London Contemporary Orchestrea and toured the far east with the Symphony Orchestra of India.
Pasha was Principal Flute of the Gorzow Philharmonic Orchestra in Poland in the 2013-2014 season.