11th International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky-city

The Eleventh International Young Composers Academy will work from August 30 to September 13 in Tchaikovsky-city with final concerts in Tchaikovsky (September 13, Art Centre) and Moscow (September 15, the Chamber Philharmonic Hall). Eleventh Academy will follow just after the International Young Composers Competition “Dedication to Tchaikovsky”.
For participation at the Eleventh International Young Composers Academy 152 applications from 49 countries were arrived.
The professors of the Eleventh Academy are the leading composers Mark Andre (France), Oliver Schneller (Germany), Blaise Ubaldini (Switzerland). The guests of the Academy are composers Mehdi Hosseini (Iran), Rainer Rubbert (Germany), Anton Svetlichny, Olga Bochikhina (Russia) and others.

The selected students:
Bracha Bdil (Israel/UK)
Joan Gómez Alemany (Spain)
Tobias Fandel (Germany)
Miles Friday (USA)
Vladimir Ladomirov (Russia)
Adrian Laugsch (Germany/Poland)
Alexey Logunov (Russia)
Egor Savelyanov (Russia)
Ekaterina Suvorkina (Russia)
Roman Zhaurov (Russia)

Vadim Genin (Russia)
Elina Lebedze (Russia)
Aleksandr Perov (Russia)
Yelena Vainberg (Russia)
Rigel Vinskaya (Russia)

Free auditors:
Tamara Egorova (Russia)
Alina Mukhametrakhimova (Russia)
Karina Nesteruk (Russia)
Nikita Sapronov (Russia)
Sergey Shestakov (Russia)
Samir Tima (Iran)
Ilya Vyazov (Russia)

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. Better works by young composers, written during the Academy are published in the leading music publishing house “Donemus” (Netherlands).
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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Tchaikovsky Centre for Culture Development
ANO Centre for New Music Initiatives
With support from:
Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation
Rosconcert Company
Administration of Tchaikovsky
Russian Music Union
Russian Composers Union
Embassy of France and French Institute in Russia
“Pro Helvetia”, Swiss Cultural Foundation
Swiss Embassy in Moscow
“Donemus” Publishing House
Tchaikovsky Musical College
Tchaikovsky Art School
Moscow State Philharmonics
Perm State Culture Institute

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