Almashi Zoltan Havrilovich is a Ukrainian composer, cellist, soloist of the National Ensemble of Soloists “Kiev Camerata”, soloist of ensembles “New Music in Ukraine”, “Gulf Stream”, laureate of L. Revutsky Prize (2003). Zoltan Havrilovich graduated from the Lviv Conservatoire in cello and composition with Y. Lanyuk, and also in 2002 he had postgraduate studies at the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I. Tchaikovsky (head – Ye. Stankovych). Member of the National Union of Composers of Ukraine. Participated in the festivals “KyivMusikFest”, “Premieres of the season”, “Young Music Forum”, “Two days and two nights of new music”, “Contrasts” and as a performer and composer. In the creative asset of Zoltan Havrilovich there are “Symphony of Dialogues” for the symphony orchestra, Missa brevis for chamber choir and chamber orchestra, Concerts for soloists and chamber orchestra, Chamber and instrumental performances.
Valeriy Matiukhin is an outstanding conductor and pianist, People’s Artist of Ukraine, laureate of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine, Honored Art Worker of Ukraine, laureate of the Nikolai Ostrovsky Republican Prize. Valeriy has graduated from the Kyiv State Conservatoire named after P.I. Tchaikovsky, piano class . Valeriy Alexandrovich more than 30 years is the head of the National Ensemble of Soloists “The Kievan Camerata”.He is actively organizing Ukrainian music development nowadays. The variety of its styles and genres is controlled by the management of Valeriy Matiukhin. Under the leadership of Valeriy Matiukhin, the premiere performance of many works by Ukrainian contemporary composers took place. Thanks to Valeriy Matiukhin, the Kyiv chamberlain takes constant part in the well-known international festivals. Artistic and cultural performances conducts an active tour activity, successfully performing in the associations of Germany, Austria, China, USA, Italy, Lebanon, Croatia, Czech Republic. Georgia, Armenia, Russia and other countries. Member of the National Union of Composers and Musicologists of Ukraine.
Ivan Yerhiev is a chairman of the jury in the group of nominations “Folk Instruments”. Ivan Dmitriyevich is an outstanding musician, People’s Artist of Ukraine, Doctor of Arts, Professor, Head of the Chair of Folk Instruments of the Odessa National Musical Academy named after A.V. Nezhdanova, the founder of the Ukrainian “modern-bayan”, an unrivaled interpreter-propagandist of modern Ukrainian music. Yerhiev I.D. is a laureate of many prestigious international competitions.
Yuriy Kot is the chairman of the jury in the nomination group “Piano”. Yuriy Nikolayevich is an outstanding musician. Professor of the Department of Special Piano No. 2 of the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I. Tchaikovsky (Kiev). Yuriy Nikolayevich graduated from the Kiev State Conservatoire named after P.I. Tchaikovsky specializing in “Piano”. Work experience in the specialty is 22 years. Scientific title is an Associate Professor. Honorary title is “Honored Artist of Ukraine”. Yuriy Nikolayevich is a laureate of many all-Ukrainian and international competitions: the First Urban Competition of Young Pianists named after Pukhalsky (Kiev); The first international competition of young pianists named after S.S. Prokofiev (St. Petersburg, Russia); The first international competition of young pianists, violinists and cellists (Tbilisi, Georgia); First, Second and Third International Competitions for Young Pianists GRADUS AD PARNASSUM (Kragujevac, Serbia); The second international pianist competition MEMORIAL ISIDOR BAJIC (Novyi Sad, Serbia); Contest named after V. Gavrilin (Vologda, Russia); 7th International Karaminov Pianists Competition (Simferopol); All-Ukrainian competition of pianists-students of music schools named after I. Karabits (Artyomovsk); competitions of the memory of G. Neuhaus and S. Richter (Kirovohrad and Zhitomir); competitions in Belgrad, Sabac (Serbia), Ljubljana, Celje and Maribor (Slovenia), Ohrid (Macedonia); competitions of pianists under the patronage of Sberbank of Russia and D. Matsuyev (Kiev); Competition “Accords of Khortitsa” (Zaporozhye) and others.
Oksana Nikityuk is the chairman of the jury in the group of nominations “People’s Vocal”. Oksana Pavlovna is a soloist of the National Honored Academic Chapel of Ukraine “Dumka”. Oksana Pavlovna graduated from the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I. Tchaikovsky (Kiev), specializing in vocal, choirmaster. Work experience in the specialty is 18 years. Honorary title is “Honored Artist of Ukraine”. Oksana Pavlovna is Laureate of the First Prize of the All-Ukrainian Conductors Competition, winner of the Grand Prix of the Vocalists Competition (Canada). Oksana Pavlovna participated as a member of the jury in art competitions at the Taras Shevchenko University, the children’s creative contest “Pan and Pannochka” (Chaplinka) and “Darnitsa is famous for talents”.
Evgeniy Savchyuk is the chairman of the jury in the nomination group “Academic Vocal, Choirs and Choral Conducting”. Evgeniy Herasimovich is a Hero of Ukraine, People’s Artist of Ukraine, Laureate of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine, art director and chief conductor of the National Choir Chapel “Dumka”, professor of the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P. I. Tchaikovsky, Academician of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine.
Bogdana Pivnenko is the chairman of the jury in the nomination group “String bow instruments”. Bogdana Ivanovna is an outstanding musician, head of the violin department of the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I. Tchaikovsky. Soloist of the National Ensemble of Soloists “Kiev Camerata”. Honored Artist of Ukraine, laureate of international competitions, laureate of the national program “New Names of Ukraine”. Participant of numerous international festivals.
Mikhail Chemberzhi is a chairman of the jury in the nomination group “Composition”. Mikhail Ivanovich is People’s Artist of Ukraine, Laureate of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine, full member of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Honored Art Worker of Ukraine, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, rector of the Kiev Children’s Academy of Arts, laureate of international competitions and festivals.
Ivo Vasilievich Bobul is a chairman of the jury in the group of nominations “Variety Vocal, Jazz Vocal, Rock Vocal”. Ivo Bobul is an outstanding singer, People’s Artist of Ukraine, composer, teacher, head of the department of pop singing of the Kyiv Municipal Academy of Variety and Circus Art.
Oleh Bezborodko is an Associate Professor of the Department of Special Piano No. 1 of the National Music Academy of Ukraine. P.I. Tchaikovsky (Kiev). OLEH Anatolyevich graduated from the National Music Academy of Ukraine. P.I. Tchaikovsky (Kiev) by specialties piano and composition, and also Conservatoire de Neuchatel, Switzerland (Diploma of virtuosity with honors) in piano. Work experience by profession is 15 years. Scientific degree is Candidate of Science. Member of the National Union of Composers and Musicologists of Ukraine. OLEH Anatolyevich is Laureate of the State Prize by L. Revutsky (2008), laureate of the competition by S. Lyudkevich (Canada, Toronto, 1995), laureate of the competition by J. Hodgez (USA, Palm Springs, 1997), a diploma winner of the competition by N. Lysenko (Kiev, 1997), laureate of the “Gradus ad Parnassum” composers competition (Kiev, 2005), participant of the Biennale of New Music in Florida State University (USA, Tallahassee, 2015), Honorary Diploma of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine. Jury member of the competitions: Interregional competition “Chernigov summons talents” (2003), Competition among university students in Ukraine for the scholarship of the company “Behstain” (2010), All-Ukrainian competition of pianists “Kharkov Musical Assemblies -2016”, All-Ukrainian competition of young pianists “Christmas miniatures” (Kyiv, 2016), a member of the jury for awarding the L.Revutsky prize .
Is a head of instrumental performance skills of the Art Institute at Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University. Tatiana graduated from Kirovograd State Pedagogical University named after Volodymyr Vinnichenko, specialty is music, singing. Experience in the profession is 35 years. Scientific degree is doctor of sciences. Scientific rank is associated professor, professor. Tatiana was awarded the prize “Excellence in Education of Ukraine”.
Is a singer, a pianist, a composer, an actor of the National Academic Choir of Ukraine “Dumka”. Stanislav Vladimirovich graduated from the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P.I. Tchaikovsky (Kyiv), specializing in vocal, chorus master. Experience in the profession is 18 years. Member of the “All-Ukrainian National Music Union”.