General provisions

Folk Instruments Department operates within the frameworks of International Musical Academy of Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi. The department realize a number of educational events for young gifted musicians containing master-classes of specialty and ensemble art, courses, lectures of outstanding professors and art people in musical society, concert performances.

The Academy is held by the Organizers with the aim of searching, supporting and educating gifted musicians from a round the world, developing a culture of communication among the younger generation through joint creative work, regardless their social status, origin or intellectual level.

Holding of the Academy, preparations and organization is made by Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi (hereinafter WIAFS),

Artistic director – Yuri Bashmet,
Executive director – Dmitriy Grinchenko.

Artistic director of Folk Instruments Department is Dmitry Dmitriyenko.

The academy is held from 17 to 21 of February 2019 in the city of Sochi.

Date of arrival in Sochi is 16th of February 2019, departure on 22th of February 2019

How to participate in the Academy

01

Read the terms and conditions

In order to participate you need only a few steps.

02

Fill in the application online

Please take a little time, but we will know a lot about you.

PROFESSORS OF THE FOLK INSTRUMENTS DEPARTMENT

Folk instruments Department at the Music Academy of the XII Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi

Dmitry Dmitriyenko (bayan)

Laureate of international competitions, head of department “orchestra folk instruments” of State Musical Pedagogical Institute named after M.M. Ippolitov-Ivanov

Friedrich Lips (bayan)

People’s artist of Russia, professor of bayan and accordion department of Gnessin Russian Academy of Music

Alexander Tsygankov (domra)

People’s artist of Russia, professor of wind folk instruments department of Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, composer

Valery Zazgygin (balalaika)

People’s artist of Russia, professor of wind folk instruments department of Gnessin Russian Academy of Music

Mikhail Dzudze (balalaika-bass)

Honored artist of Russia, one of the founders of a unique Terem quartet, leading concert performer on balalaika-bass

Konstantin Shahanov (ringing harps)

Composer, executer and author of “School of ringing harps”

Denis Penugin (ensemble)

Professor of balalaika, instrumentation and ensemble in the N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov Musical College. Professor of balalaika in the Saint Petersburg Musical Lyceum. Professor of the A.I. Herzen State Pedagogical University

Andrey Dolgov (ensemble)

Artistic director and conductor of Orchestra of national instruments “Terema” (Sanct-Petersburg)

Inga Kutyanskaya

Producer, director of Orchestra of national instruments “Terema” (Sanct-Petersburg), founder of etno-fusion marathon “National collection” and festival “Tsaritsa of song", executive director of foundation for the promotion of musical culture "Ornament"

Ivan Shramkov

Musician, producer, cultural scientist

REGULATIONS III International Musical Academy of Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi

The Academy is conducted in order to identify and support gifted children and creative youth of promising is an effective form of search and development of talented young musicians.

- Alexander Tchaikovsky, composer