Jazz and Pop Performance in Gnesins Russian Academy of Music
TIMOFEEV Vsevolod Konstantinovich
Head of the Department
Teaching staff. Training is provided by outstanding musicians, pop and jazz maestros including four Professors, six Associate Professors, four People's and Honored Artists of the
Facilities and resources. The academy has all the necessary training facilities and resources to ensure high quality of the educational process.
Education. Academic activity is maintained at a high level thanks to arrangement of creative and concert performance activities. Students regularly attend concerts of modern outstanding performers, premieres of new compositions, master classes, concerts of the academy teachers’ classes in performance courses, participate in all-Russian and international competitions, the best students undertake their study placement at Berklee School of Music. Our students annually win more than 33 prizes in international and all-Russian competitions. In 2017 Andrei Marukhin (student of Professor I.M. Bril) was awarded three prizes at the prestigious festival of jazz music in Montreux (
Strategic partners. The academy cooperates with State Music Academy of Pop and Jazz Art, the Institute of Modern Art (jazz duels between the Head of the Department of Institute of Modern Art D.B. Kramer and the Dean of the Faculty of Musical Variety Art of the Russian Academy of Music named after V.A. Grokhovsky), Moscow State University of Culture (joint concerts of the Academic Band under the direction of A.O. Kroll and L. Dolina's students studying at Moscow State University of Culture), the State Chamber Orchestra of Jazz Music named after Oleg Lundstrem, the State Jazz Orchestra under the direction of I. Butman, Peter Vostokov's Big Jazz Orchestra. Our graduates are members of all these musical bands.