“Happy Birthday, Maestro!”
Dedicated to the 95th Birthday Anniversary of Professor,
People’s Artist of Russian Federation I.P. Mozgovenko

Jury of the younger age group

Yuan Gao
At the age of 13, began study ing the clarinet with Guangri Jin at the Central University of Nationalities College of Music in Beijin g, Ch ina. Barely 3 years later, he won the First Prize at the National Clarinet Co1npetition. The follow ing year, he also won the  top prize at Jeunesses Musicales International Music Competition in Romania. The performance  was broadcast by CCTV (China Central Television) in China and the goven1ment honored him by including his name in the list of pro1ninent Chinese musicians.

One of the leading Russian musicians of his generation.

He was born into a family of musicians. He has been playing concerts since he was 13. He graduated the Gnesin Russian Academy of music and postgraduate school pf the Gnesin Academy (class I. P. Mozgovenko).

He underwent training at master-courses led by artists  M.Bourgue, S. Meyer, M.Lethiec,  J. Milkis.

Igor Fedorov
Arno Devigne
Arno Devigne (France)-composer, master's degree in Sorbonne, national Conservatory of music and dance of Paris, musical Director of the theater troupe Le Tiers-Théâtre.
Valentin Azarenkov. Clarinet and historical clarinet teacher of the Moscow State “Tchaikovsky” Conservatory, Head of the woodwind department of the Moscow “Aleksandrov” music school, principal clarinet of the Moscow opera theater “Helikon-opera” under D.Bertman, opera singer of the “G.Vishnevskaya” opera center of Moscow.
Valentin Azarenkov
Laureate of international competitions, soloist of the international level, associate Professor OF the Moscow state Tchaikovsky Conservatory.
Graduated with honors from the Paris Conservatory of Music, the Moscow State Conservatory P.I.Tchaikovsky and the Musikhochschule of Freiburg. He studied clarinet performance with Ivan Mozovenko in Russia, Michel Arrignon and Richard Vieille in France, Wolfgang Meyer and Jörg Widmann in Germany, Thomas Friedli in Switzerland and Charles Neidich in the USA. He won first prizes at the Moscow Clarinet Competition, the chamber music competition in Baden-Wuertemberg (Germany)...
Doctor of arts, Professor of the Department of history and Wind Instrument Performance Art of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Russian Gnesin Academy of music.
Valery Berezin
Andrey Valov
Russian clarinetist, Methodist Of the state Academy of additional professional education (advanced training) of Moscow "Adminisration of culture and art educational programs", professor of the academic musical College of the Moscow State "P. I. Tchaikovsky" Conservatory, Honored cultural figure of the Russian Federation.
He performed in the orchestra of the state academic Bolshoi theatre. He has performed extensively throughout the world, performing on stages such as LA SCALA and the METROPOLITAN OPERA (1982 – 2002).
soloist of The Russian national orchestra, people's artist of the Russian Federation, Professor of the Gnesin Russian Academy of music.

He graduated from the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music, worked as a soloist of The academic Symphony orchestra of the Moscow Philharmony.

He has collaborated with such outstanding conductors and soloists as: K. Kondrashin, E. Svetlanov, G. Rozhdestvensky, B. Haikin, K. Mazur, L. Maazel, Z. Mett, D. Kitayenko, M. Jansons, Y. Temirkanov, V. Gergiev, K. Ostrach, L. Kogan, S. Richter.

He participated as a solo and chamber performer in the festivals: "Russian winter", "December nights", "Salzburg", "Edinburgh".
Mozgovenko Nikolai Vasilyevich