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Best Educational Programs: ART OF FOLK SINGING

RUSSIAN GNESSIN’S ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Department of Choral and Solo Folk Singing

Bachelor’s programme

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MEDVEDEVA, Marina Vasilyevna

Head of the Department

 


Programme presentation. Russian Gnessin’s Academy of Music trains bachelors in the field of folk singing in the programmes “Choral Folk Singing” and “Solo Folk Singing”. The area of professional activity of graduates includes musical performance; directing folk singing (professional, training, amateur) groups; education in the field of musical art and culture; musical pedagogics in educational institutions. Graduates have wide-range opportunities for implementing their knowledge, skills and abilities in the contemporary labor market.

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 Russia!”

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 Russia, such as the Kuban Cossack Choir, Orenburg State Academic Russian Folk Choir, and others.

Table of Contents

Best Educational Programs: ART DIRECTION OF THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES AND CELEBRATIONS

Best Educational Programs: SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ACTIVITY

Best Educational Programs: LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES

Best Educational Programs: ART OF FOLK SINGING

Best Educational Programs: MUSICAL SOUND DIRECTION

Best Educational Programs: COMPOSITION

Best Educational Programs: MUSICOLOGY

Best Educational Programs: MUSICOLOGY AND APPLIED MUSICAL ARTS

Best Educational Programs: MUSICAL AND INSTRUMENTAL ART

Best Educational Programs: MUSICAL AND INSTRUMENTAL ART

Best Educational Programs: ART OF CONCERT PERFORMANCE

Best Educational Programs: ART DIRECTION OF OPERA AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND ACADEMIC CHOIR

Best Educational Programs: VOCAL ART

Best Educational Programs: VOCAL ART

Best Educational Programs: CONDUCTING

Best Educational Programs: CONDUCTING

Best Educational Programs: ART OF FOLK SINGING

Best Educational Programs: ART OF FOLK SINGING

Best Educational Programs: ACTING

Best Educational Programs: SET DESIGN

Best Educational Programs: THEATRE DIRECTING

Best Educational Programs: CHOREOGRAPHY

Best Educational Programs: THEATRE HISTORY AND CRITICISM

Best Educational Programs: PRODUCING

Best Educational Programs: ACTING

Best Educational Programs: DESIGN

Best Educational Programs: DESIGN

Best Educational Programs: DESIGN

Best Educational Programs: DESIGN

Best Educational Programs: GRAPHIC ARTS

Best Educational Programs: DECORATIVE AND APPLIED ART AND FOLK CRAFT

Best Educational Programs: COSTUME AND TEXTILE ART

Best Educational Programs: APPLIED DECORATIVE ART AND FOLK CRAFTS

Best Educational Programs: GRAPHIC ART

Best Educational Programs: MONUMENTAL DECORATIVE ART

Best Educational Programs: DESIGN