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Dmitrii Russu - CV

Born: November 9, 1981 in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova


- 1988-1999: Glinka Choral College, St. Petersburg, Russia (bachelor degree): choir singing, choir conducting, music teaching 

- 2000-2005: Rimski-Korsakov State Conservatory (St-Petersburg, Russia): choir conducting (master degree, studied with assistant professor Nikolai Efimov) 

- 2005–2008: Rimski-Korsakov State Conservatory (St-Petersburg, Russia): Postgraduate study

- 2009-2012: Rimski-Korsakov State Conservatory (St-Petersburg, Russia): opera and symphony orchestra conducting (master degree, studied with Professor Alexander Dmitriev) 

Work experience:

- 2003-2005: The Barents International Chamber Choir (Pitea, Sweden) - choir singer

- 2006-2007: Russian Horn Capella (Saint Petersburg, Russia) — conductor

- 2007-2009: College of Music named after N.A. Rimski-Korsakov (Saint Petersburg, Russia) - conductor 

- 2009-2012: Saint Petersburg Conservatory named after N.A Rimski-Korsakov (Saint Petersburg, Russia) - senior lecturer 

- 2009-2012: Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra: assistant conductor (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

- 2013-2018: Ulyanovsk State Symphony Orchestra (Ulyanovsk, Russia) — conductor

- 2019-2023: Shen Yun Performing Arts, Orchestra Conductor (New York, USA) 

Competitions and awards:

 - 2013: First Prize Winner at the III National Conducting Competition named after Ilya Musin (Kostroma, Russia) 

-  2019: Member of Derzhavin Academy of Russian Literature and Fine Arts (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

 - 2019: Medal of Merit in Culture and Arts (Moscow, Russia)

 - 2023: Associate Member of the Russian Nobility Association in America, Inc. (New York, USA)

Masterclasses in Orchestral Conducting: 

– 2007: International Conducting Masterclass, Professor Dumitru Goia (National Music University, Bucharest, Romania) 

– 2005-2010: Masterclasses in Conducting, Professor Victor Yampolsky (Bienen School of Music, Evanston, IL, USA) 

– 2017: National Conducting Masterclass, Professor Yuri Simonov (Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra) 

– 2018: National Conducting Masterclass, Professor Yuri Simonov (Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra)

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