Special course in Christmas vacation (International Winter School)

3 января 2011 г. - 14 января 2011 г. | Events

January 3 – 14, 2011

Combined Performance and Academic Program for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

If you are working on a topic related to Russian music or Russian music theory and interested in taking individual lessons and masterclasses in your instrument, you will find the best teachers and the environment for your study! You can combine taking private lessons with the world-famous professors of the Moscow Conservatory with the research, lectures, seminars and individual lessons with the legendary Russian musicologists. You can be the first to start the large-scale research projects in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

All lessons and lecture are given in English language!

The deadline for application: December 20, 2010

The Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory International School offers an intensive program of private lessons, lectures, master classes and performances in these specializations:

  • Instrumental Performance including piano, organ and all orchestral instruments
  • Vocal Performance
  • Choral and Orchestra Conducting
  • Chamber Music
  • Accompaniment
  • Composition
  • Piano, Vocal and Strings Pedagogy


  • Historical Musicology (Russian and Western), Music Theory, Ethnomusicology, Musical Pedagogy, Ear Training Method, and World Music.

Students receive three individual lessons (50 min.) per week; have an opportunity to participate in daily master classes given by leading Russian professors, and take part in the School performances.

All International School participants have an opportunity to attend all concerts at the Moscow conservatory halls simultaneously with the School’s academic program.

The Faculty of the International School 2011

Over 50 leading professors of the Moscow conservatory, internationally renowned for their artistic and academic achievements are in the staff of International School. For the information about the faculty and topics, refer to the web site of Moscow Conservatory.

NOTICE: the DATES OF REGULAR WINTER SCHOOL are different from the dates of this program. The information on THIS PROGRAM will be posted on the web site later.


Each student will receive a Moscow Conservatory Certificate upon completion of study at the International School.

Accommodation & Meals

International School participants will stay at the Moscow Conservatory’s dormitory, or for extra fee can opt for one of Moscow’s many hotels. Two meals per day will be provided at the Conservatory’s cafeteria.

Cultural Program

The International Winter & Summer School is located in the historic Moscow conservatory building in the downtown Moscow. Guided tours to places of interest in and outside Moscow will be conducted. You will visit the Moscow Kremlin, Tretyakov Gallery, Bolshoi Theatre, the residences of Tchaikovsky, Scriabin, Richter, Libraries and Archives.

Optional Activities

At extra cost, students can select any one or more of the following options:

  • Courses in the Russian Language
  • Accompanist for the preparation of student’s concert program and performance
  • Special Chamber music class with students of the International School or with students of the Moscow Conservatory
  • Special/individual class in accompaniment Class with professional singers
  • Additional private lessons with Conservatory professors
  • Interpreter for/during special/personal excursions

No extra fees are charged for Chamber Music or Accompaniment Classes if they are part of the student’s main curriculum.

Cost of the Program

1st week – January 3-7 (check in January 2, check out January 8 at 12.00)

2nd week – January 10-14 (check in January 9, check out January 15 at 12.00)



Cost, EURO

Performance courses:
Without pianist
with full professor
1 week
1 250,00
with associate professor
1 week
1 146,00
passive participant
1 week
with full professor
2 weeks
2 248,00
with associate professor
2 weeks
2 041,00
passive participant
2 weeks
With pianist
with full professor
1 week
1 436,00
with associate professor
1 week
1 334,00
passive participant
1 week
with full professor
2 weeks
2 622,00
with associate professor
2 weeks
2 415,00
passive participant
2 weeks
Musicology courses:
6 lectures
1 week
12 lectures
2 weeks
2 individual lessons, research project consultations
1 week
2 weeks


1 week course includes:

  • 3 individual lessons
  • 3 lectures in musicology
  • Participation in the School performances
  • All concerts in the Moscow Conservatory halls
  • Interpreter during lessons
  • Accompanist during lessons
  • Classrooms for personal studies
  • Conservatory library
  • Dormitory accommodation
  • 2 Meals per day (lunch, dinner)
  • Airport transfer
  • Visa support

Approximate airfare for the Aeroflot flight from New York JFK to Moscow SVO is within 700USD.

Attention please!

No bank taxes are included into the listed prices.

Each additional day of accommodation and meals costs 49 Euro.

For official invitation and visa support it is necessary to send an organizational fee 110 Euro (included in the cost of the program) before December 20, 2010 on the bank account:

Correspondent bank of Sber bank of SWIFT:

The Bank of New York USA IRVT US 3N 890-0057-610

SWIFT: Sber Bank of the Russian Federation. Donskoe branch 7813 Moscow Russia


Branch address-ul Bolshaya Yakimanka 18

Beneficiary Customer: Moscow State Conservatoire named after P.I.Tchaikovsky 125009 Moscow Bolshaya Nikitskaya 13 Russia

INN 7703107663

In USA dollars

ACCOUNT 40503840438110200266

In Еuro

ACCOUNT 40503978538111000266

Attention please!

If participant will not come to Moscow by any reason, the Organizational fee shall not be returned.

The deadline for application: December 20, 2010

For questions and further information please contact dr. Ildar Khannanov at drkhannanov@gmail.com, or call at (410) 818 67 94 (cell) after 6pmEST.

Please, send your requests for particular courses, lessons and requirements for accomodations.

Please, send the application form to:

125009, Moscow, Russia, Bolshaya Nikitskaya str., 13/6

Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory

International Relations Department

Tel: + 7 (495) 629-21-91

Fax: + 7 (495) 627-72-71

E-mail: mkaratygina@inbox.ru