MEDVEDEVA, Marina Vasilyevna
Head of the Department
Programme presentation. Russian Gnessin’s
After mastering the basic bachelor’s study programme students have a possibility to continue their study in the master’s programme.
Teaching staff. The teaching stuff of the Department of Choral and Solo Folk Singing is the founder and organizer of national competition festivals: “Young Talents of Russia” and “Eternal Origins”. In cooperation with the creative workshop of the People’s Artist of Russia V.K. Nesterov, the Department participates in the International competition festival “Dance and sing, young
With the assistance of the leading specialists in folk singing art, the Department organizes national research conferences in folk singing and education. Directors of Russian professional folk choirs share their experience in master classes: People’s Artist of the Russian Federation S.K. Ignatyeva, recognized masters of solo folk singing – People’s Artist of the Russian Federation A.P. Litvinenko, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation T.Y. Petrova and others.
Competitiveness of students. Students participate in concert and performance activity; take part in public concerts, musical competitions and festivals. During the study process students acquire theoretical music knowledge, skills and abilities together with practical experience of creative activity.
Interaction with employers. The study process is conducted in cooperation with famous ensembles: thePyatnitsky Russian Folk Choir, the Academic Choir of the Russian Song “Songs of Russia”, the State Academic North Russian Folk Choir.
After leaving the HEI graduates work in leading professional folk singing groups of
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