Ivanov Arseny (musicologist)
Ivanov Arseny is musicologist (Gnesin Academy of Music), holder of a presidential grant, teacher of musical and theoretical disciplines, laureate of the international competition, multiple winner of the All-Russian Olympiads in music theory, participant in all-Russian scientific conferences and one of the authors of the journal «Contemporary Problems of Musicology». Awesome, right? He really has something to say about music. One of his projects is “Music-express”, the main goal of which is enlightenment and popularization of classics among music lovers. An integral part of his concerts-lectures are live performances of musicians.
Vladimir Ustyantsev (saxophone)
Born in 1992 in Kachkanar, Sverdlovsk region.In 2011 he finished the Moscow S.S. Prokofiev Regional Music School (class by Sergey Kolesov). A graduate of the Russian Gnessin Academy of Music (class by the People’s Artist of Russia, Professor Margarita Shaposhnikova).
2010 – winner of the Grand Prix at the International Competition”Modern Art and Education” – “Muses of the World” (Moscow)
2012 – winner of the international competition for young musicians “Symphony” (Volgograd)
2013 – winner of the Grand Prix at the First International Contest of Young Performers “Golden Saxophone of Odessa”
2014 – winner of the “Open Moscow Regional Saxophonists’ Competition”
2014 – winner of the of the “International Academic Saxophonists’ Competition” (Lubeck, Germany).
2015 – laureate of the III prize at the “The Voice of the Saxophone in the Modern World” International competition (Moscow).
Prize-winner of the Russian Delphic Games (IIIrd place, Samara, 2009; IInd место; II place, Moscow region, 2010; IIIrd place Moscow, 2012; IInd place, Novosibirsk, 2013).
Egor Popov (saxophone,composer,arranger)
Eldar Sadykov (Composer)
Eldar Sadykov — composer, graduated from the Moscow Regional College of Music Prokofiev’s name the specialty “Theory of Music”(2015) and later graduated from the faculty of arts of Moscow state University Lomonosov names, the specialty of studying the “art of music”. A student of Professor Chudova T. A. Winner of the Grand Prix of the national competition of composition, improvisation and music journalism Prokofiev named (2014). Participant of contemporary music festivals. Teacher of children’s music school named A. N. Skryabin (Moscow). Currently preparing to defend Ph. D. thesis on art criticism in contemporary academic music.