Composition department

The Composition Department of the International Musical Academy at the Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi.

Among professors of the Department are world famous contemporary composers, such as Alexander Tchaikovsky (Russia), Kuzma Bodrov (Russia), Alexei Syumak (Russia), Valery Voronov (Belarus/Germany), Patrick de Clerck (Belgium), Oscar Bianchi (Italy), Krzysztof Meyer (Poland) and Toshio Hosokawa (Japan).

Direction and organizers of the Academy

Holding of the Academy, preparations and organization is made by Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi.

Artistic Director — Yuri Bashmet,

Executive Director — Dmitry Grinchenko,

Artistic Director of the Composition Department — Alexander Tchaikovsky.

Time and location:

The Academy is held from 13 to 20 February 2020 in Sochi.
Date of arrival in Sochi is 12th of February, departure is on 21th of February.

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

Alexander Tchaikovsky (Russia)

Artistic Director of Composition De-partment, 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 con-servatory

Patrick de Clerck (Belgium)

Composer and professor

Oscar Bianchi (Italy)

Composer and professor

Valery Voronov (Belarus/Germany)

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

Alexey Syumak (Russia)

Composer, professor of Moscow state P. I. Tchaikovsky conservatory

Krzysztof Meyer (Poland)

Composer, professor in Freie Kunstakademie Mannheim and Polish Academy of Education

Toshio Hosokawa (Japan)


REGULATIONS V International Musical Academy of Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi Composition Department

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