Academic Board


Chairman of the Council, Acting Rector:
Honored Art Worker of Russia
Professor
Alexander Sokolov

Academic board is a delegation part of the Moscow conservatory’s collective direction. It consists of 84 members and includes the full Administration, deans of departments and heads of chairs, representatives of all departments and inter-department chairs, directors of the Moscow conservatory’s Central School of Music and College of Music — with a large number of widely known musicians and figures of the Russian musical culture and science.

Collegial direction is one of the traditions of the Moscow conservatory. At the very moment of its foundation the Professor’s board was established which later turned into the Artistic board. Since that times the main functions of the Board almost did not change — it accepts all decisions regarding the artistic, teaching and economy life of the Conservatory.

The Board also tutors the Conservatory’s buildings reconstruction process, improving of its structure, concert and repertoire strategy in the Conservatory’s halls, takes part in the arrangements for the Tchaikovsky International Competition etc. It also follows a tradition to award the Honoured Professorship of the Conservatory: Alfred Schnittke, Mikhail Pletnev, Mstislav Rostropovitch, Rodion Shchedrin, Andrey Eshpay and Krzysztof Penderecki were awarded this professorship.

D.A., Honored Art Worker of Russia
Professor
Chairman of the Council, Acting Rector

Larissa Slutskaya

Doctor of Education, Honored Culture Worker of Russia
Professor
Acting Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs

Nikolai Tarasevich

D.A.
Professor
Vice-Rector of the Association for Methodology of Teaching

D.A.
Professor
Vice Rector for Research

Honored Culture Worker of Russia
Vice-Rector of Concert Activities

Oleg Liang

Ph.D. in Engineering, Honored Builder of Russia
Vice-Rector of Estates and Buildings

Vladislav Agafonnikov

People’s Artist of Russia, Honored Art Worker of the RSFSR
Professor

People’s Artist of Russia
Professor
Acting Head of the Chamber Ensemble and String Quartet Department

People’s Artist of the USSR
Professor
Acting Head of the Department of Solo Concert Viola Performance

Leonid Bobylyov

Ph.D. in Art Studies, Honored Art Worker of Russia
Professor

Ph.D. in Art Studies, People’s Artist of Russia
Professor

Maria Chaykovskaya

People’s Artist of Russia, Honored Artist of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic
Professor
Acting Head of the Cello and Double-bass Division

Alexander Chaykovsky

People’s Artist of Russia, Honored Art Worker of the RSFSR
Professor
Acting Head of the Composition Department

Vladimir Chinayev

D.A.
Professor
Acting Head of the Department of the Performance Art History and Theory

Igor Dronov

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor

Mikhail Dubov

Ph.D. in Art Studies
Professor
Acting Dean of the Faculty of Historical and Contemporary Performance

Maxim Filippov


Professor

People’s Artist of the USSR
Professor
Acting Head of Prof. Grach’s Department of Solo Concert Violin Performance

Vladimir Ivanov

People’s Artist of Russia
Professor
Acting Dean of the Orchestra Faculty, Acting Head of Prof. Vladimir Ivanov’s Department of Solo Concert Violin Performance, Acting Head of the Solo Harp Performance Class

D.A., Honored Art Worker of Russia
Professor

Yevgeniya Karpinskaya

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor
Acting Head of the Inter-faculty Department of Piano Performance

Igor Kefalidi

Honored Art Worker of Russia
Professor

Valentina Kholopova

D.A., Honored Art Worker of Russia, Awardee of Russia’s Government
Professor
Acting Head of the Department of Interdisciplinary Musicological Studies


Professor

Valery Kikta

Honored Art Worker of Russia
Honored Art Worker of Ukraine
Professor
Acting Head of the Orchestration Department

Xenia Knorre

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor

Alexander Koblyakov


Professor

Lev Kontorovich

People’s Artist of Russia, Honored Art Worker of Russia
Professor
Acting Head of the Choral Conducting Department

Irina Kozhenova

Ph.D. in Art Studies
Professor

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor
Acting Head of Prof. Kravchenko’s Department of Solo Concert Violin Performance

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor

Olga Loseva

D.A.
Professor
Dean of the Advanced Training Faculty

Alexey Martynov

People’s Artist of Russia
Professor

Larissa Movchan


Professor

Vadim Novikov

Honored Art Worker of Russia
Professor

Irina Osipova

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor
Acting Head of the Department of the Art of Accompaniment

People’s Artist of Russia
Professor

Evgeny Petrov

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor

Alexander Petukhov

Honored Art Worker of the RSFSR
Professor

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor
Acting Dean of the Faculty of Solo Concert Piano Performance


Professor

Ph.D. in Art Studies, People’s Artist of the RSFSR
Professor
Acting Head of the Department of Woodwind Instruments

Valery Pyasetsky

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor

Alexei Rudnevsky


Professor
Acting Dean of the Faculty of Symphony and Choral Conducting

Mikhail Saponov

D.A.
Professor
Acting Head of the Department of General Music History

Elena Savel'yeva

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor

Vladimir Shish

Honored Artist of Russia
Professor
Acting Head of the Department of Brass and Percussion Instruments

People’s Artist of Russia
Professor

Irina Skvortsova

D.A.
Professor
Acting Dean of the Faculty of Musicology and Composition, Acting Head of the Department of Russian Music History


Professor
Dean of the Office for Foreign Students’ Affairs

Andrey Spiridonov


Professor

Alexander Strukov


Professor

Vladimir Tarnopolsky


Professor

Natalia Vedernikova (Gureyeva)

Honored Artist of Russia
Honored Art Worker of Russia
Professor
Acting Head of the Department of Concert Organ and Harpsichord Performance

People’s Artist of Russia
Professor
Acting Head of Prof. Voskresensky’s Department of Solo Concert Piano Performance

Marianna Vysotskaya

D.A.
Professor
Acting Head of the Contemporary Music Department

Erkin Yusupov


Professor


Associate Professor

Lola Dzhumanova

Ph.D. in Art Studies
Associate Professor

Natalia Gur'yeva

Ph.D. in Art Studies
Associate Professor

Yevghenia Izotova

Ph.D. in Art Studies
Associate Professor

Margarita Karatygina

Ph.D. in Art Studies
Associate Professor
Head of the Department for International Affairs

Alexander Kharuto

Ph.D. in Engineering
Associate Professor
Acting Head of the Music IT Department

Felix Korobov

Honored Artist of Russia
Associate Professor

Tatiana Lebedeva


Associate Professor
Acting Head of the Department of Foreign Languages

Yelena Mityayeva


Associate Professor

Sufiya Muratalieva

Ph.D. in Art Studies, Honored Culture Worker of Russia
Associate Professor

Roman Nassonov

Ph.D. in Art Studies
Associate Professor

Larissa Rudakova


Associate Professor

Natalia Samokhina


Associate Professor

Ivan Sokolov


Senior Assistant Professor

Xenia Bonduryanskaya


Head of the Center for Coordinating the Conservatory’s Artistic Projects

Ilya Sobolev


Vladimir Stadnichenko