General provisions

Within International Musical Academy of Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi will work Composition Department. As part of Composition Department will be held number of educational events, containing master-classes, 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 all around the world.

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 Composition Department – Alexander Tchaikovsky

Period: February 2018, from 16 to 23

Place: City of Sochi, Russia

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Composition Department at the Music Academy of the XI Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi

Alexander Tchaikovsky (Russia)

Artistic Director of Composition Department, composer, People’s Artist of Russia, head of Composer department of Moscow state P. I. Tchaikovsky conservatory, professor

Kuzma Bodrov (Russia)

composer, associate professor of Moscow state P. I. Tchaikovsky conservatory

Tanonov Anton (Russia)

composer, Head of Composition Department of Saint Petersburg Conservatory

Patrick de Clerck (Belguim)

composer and professor, General Director of “Music project for Brussels”

Oscar Bianchi (Italy)

composer, laureate of international competitions

Valery Voronov (Belarus/Germany)

composer, conducts workshops of composition and orchestration in Blackmore International Music Academy in Berlin, Hamburg and St. Blasien

Alvin Singleton (USA)

composer, Visiting Professor of Composition at the Yale University School of Music, USA

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