Jury 2020

MEMBERS OF THE JURY. PIANO CATEGORY

Bloch

Boris Bloch (USA). Сhairman of the jury. An internationally recognized pianist, one of the brightest and most distinctive representatives of the Russian piano school, Boris Bloch has been active in international concert activity for more than four decades, from 1985 to 2018 he was a leading professor at the University of the Arts in Essen, Germany.

Kotova

Natalia Gromova-Kotova (Belarus). Concert pianist, soloist of the Belarusian State Philharmonic. Associate Professor of the Department of Special Piano of the Belarusian State Academy of Music, Candidate of Art History.

Kuznetsov

Sergey Kuznetsov (Russia). Famous Russian pianist, associate professor of the Moscow Conservatory. Winner of numerous international competitions. Concert pianist and participant in many music festivals.

 

Palovicheva

Jordana Palovičová (Slovakia). Pianist, Head of the Department of Keyboards and Church Music at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava.

 

MEMBERS OF THE JURY. ACCORDION CATEGORY

Raz

Tibor Rácz (Slovakia). Сhairman of the jury. Professor of the Bratislava Conservatory, where, in addition to the accordion class, he teaches chamber ensemble, methodology, aesthetics and musical literature. Outstanding accordionist, teacher, public figure.

Sviachkiavichus

 

Ričardas Sviackevičius (Lithuania). Winner of international competitions, president of the Lithuanian Accordion Association, professor at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater.

Skachko

 

Lidzia Skachko (Belarus). Associate professor of the bayan and accordion department of the Belarusian State Academy of Music, dean of the faculty of advanced training and retraining of the academy, candidate of art history.

Shuvalov

 

Alexander Shuvalov (Belarus). Laureate of international competitions, head of the bayan and accordion department of the Belarusian State Academy of Music, associate professor.

 

MEMBERS OF THE JURY. COMPOSITION CATEGORY

Voronov

Valery Voronov (Germany). Сhairman of the jury. Renowned composer, laureate of International Composers' Competitions. Since 2016, as a visiting professor, Valery Voronov has been teaching composition and orchestration master classes at the Blackmore International Music Academy and the International Academy of Music in Sochi. Author of music for various theater, film, radio and Internet projects.

Almashy

 

Zoltan Almashy (Ukraine). A prolific Ukrainian composer, cellist, conductor and music organizer, laureate of the Lev Revutsky Prize and the State Prize of Ukraine.

Kisten

Victor Kisten (Belarus). Composer, music figure, sound engineer, organist, chairman of the Board of the Union of Composers of the Republic of Belarus.