12th International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky-city

We announce the call for submissions for participation in the Twelfth International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky-city, Perm region (artistic director is a composer Alexander Khubeev).

August 30 – September 13, 2022 (September, 14 – concert in Moscow)

Venues and format:
Tchaikovsky city, Moscow; online/offline format

Internationally-renowned composers are invited as tutors. Full tutors faculty is to be announced later.

Performers/MCME soloists:
Ivan Bushuev, flute (+ piccolo, alto-flute + bas-flute)
Oleg Tantsov, clarinet (+ bass-clarinet)
Mikhail Dubov, piano
Maria Sadurdinova, piano
Gleb Khokhlov, violin
Yulia Migunova, cello

According to applications professional jury will select 10 students, 5 trainees and 7 observers of any nationality up to 35 years old. Foreign participants will be given the opportunity to participate in an online fashion, composers resided in Russia will travel to Tchaikovsky city. The compositions will be premiered by Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble in the frames of the Academy in Tchaikovsky city and in Moscow. Trainees receive individual classes of Academy professors and attend all events of the Academy.

Each student will have several individual lessons (hour-long lessons with each professor), individual meeting with each musician (participating in the piece performance) and 3 hour-long rehearsals with the musicians of the Moscow Ensemble. Each trainee will also have individual lessons with each professor, selected observers will have free access to all the events of the Academy.

Besides individual lessons, each professor will hold open two-hour-long online lecture, and each student, trainee and observer will have a hour-long presentation.

How to apply: https://m-c-m-e.ru/eng/academy/application/


Annual International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city (Perm region) is the unique and the biggest large-scale international young composers’ workshop in Russia (artistic director before 2021 was Dmitri Kourliandski, from 2021 Alexander Khubeev is artistic director). It is a creative laboratory for young composers and musicians from all over the world. Visiting professors are well-known composers who hold individual sessions and group lectures. During fortnight workshop the young composers write new compositions which are rehearsed and performed by the leading Russian group, the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME) in the final concerts in Tchaikovsky, Perm and in Moscow. Within the Academy there are also organized a number of educational concerts, master-classes for young musicians and refresher courses for teachers. Totally every Academy collected around 100 participants.
Over the years of the Academy a lot of international projects were organized, more than 180 young composers from Russia and 45 countries of the world were trained, more than 250 music teachers improved their skills, more than 100 concerts of contemporary music and lectures, hundreds of music presentations of young composers took place.
Among the professors-teachers of the Academy were the well-known composers such as Beat Furrer (Austria/Switzerland), Franc Bedrossian, Philippe Leroux, Jean-Luc Herve, Mark Andre, Raphael Cendo, Fabien Levy, Jerome Combier, Colin Roche (France), Chaya Czernowin (Israel), Pierluigi Billone, Francesco Filidei (Italy), Carola Bauckholt (Germany), Peter Ablinger, Klaus Lang (Austria), Oscar Bianchi, Santiago Diez-Fischer (Switzerland), Yannis Kyriakides (the Netherlands), Antoine Beuger (the Netherlands/Germany), Elzbieta Sikora (Poland), etc.

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