Alexey Sioumak

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General
Alexey Sioumak was born on November 28, 1976 in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine. He is currently living and working in Moscow as a composer and teacher.

Education
He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory (class of Professor Alexander Tchaikovsky) in 2002 and than he continued his education in the post-graduate course till 2004.

Career
Since 2005 he teaches at the faculty of composition at the Moscow Conservatory (polyphony, contemporary harmony, musical analysis).

He is a member of the Union of composers of Russia, a member of the Structural Resistance (StRes) and Sound Plasticity composer groups, a member of the arts Council of the Youth branch of the Union of Composers of Russia (the Hammer).

Compositions
Alexey Sioumak’s works have been performed at the leading contemporary music festivals in Russia, the U.K., Germany, the Netherlands, France, Norway, Finland, Slovenia, Austria, Italy, Poland, Japan, USA and other countries by the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Russian national orchestra, State Symphony orchestra of the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet theatre, the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME), the New Music Studio (Moscow), percussion Ensemble of Mark Pekarsky’s (Moscow), eNsemble (St.-Petersburg), Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt), the Schoenberg Ensemble (Amsterdam), de ereprijs (Apeldoorn), Academic Big choir “Masters of choral singing”, etc.

Among his compositions are chamber instrumental and choral compositions, music for theatrical production drama by M. Lermontov “Demon” (Moscow, 2007), the Opera “the Station” (Moscow, 2008), “NEMAYAKOVSKY” (Saint Petersburg, 2011), “Sverliytsy” (Moscow, 2014), music for the film “Walking in Berlin” (co-authored), music to performance “Kizhe” (the Moscow art theatre. Chekhov, 2009), the symphonic performance of “Requiem” for the 65th anniversary of victory day, Moscow, 2010), etc.

Awards
Alexey Sioumak is the winner of the First and Second prizes of the International competition for young composers. P. Jurgenson (2001, 2003, Moscow). Winner of the “Pythian games” (2006, St. Petersburg), winner of the “Action” (2007, Moscow).

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