About Sergei V. Korschmin

Sergei Vladimir Korschmin began learning music aged four. His mother, an amateur pianist, gave him his first musical training. This led him eventually to the Central School of Music aged five, the Moscow College of Arts aged fourteen, where he received a Bachelor of Creative Arts in Performance & Education, and to the Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory aged eighteen, completing a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance.

Being the recipient of the Internal Travel Fellowship from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory allowed Sergei to take music classes at the Le Conservatoire de Paris (France); Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar (Germany); Southwest Texas University Music School (U.S.A.), and to attend master classes with Professor Charles R. Hurt, Charles G. Vernon, Christian Lindberg, John Rutter, Zubin Mehta, Sir. Georg Solti and Sir. Yehudi Menuhin. Sergei worked with the Brass Quintet “Take5″, the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Moscow Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and the Moscow Composer’s House Symphony Orchestra.

He gave numerous recitals in Moscow (Great, Small and Rachmaninov Halls of Moscow Conservatory; Goldenveiser’s Museum; Gagarin Concert Hall; Historical State Museum; Revolution State Museum), Tambov (Rachmaninov Music College Hall), Vladimir (Philharmony Hall), Novgorod (Philharmony Hall) and many other cities in Russia, and internationally: in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France, Greece, USA, England, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. Since moving to Australia, Sergei has lectured at the Central Queensland University in Rockhampton, the Central Queensland Conservatory of Music in Mackay, The University of Queensland in Brisbane, held the position of Artistic Director of the Mackay Youth Orchestra, and Artistic Director and Conductor of the Mackay Symphony Orchestra.

Sergei also regularly invited both as a Conductor and Teacher, to tutor and direct vacation workshops and master classes. Sergei is a guest conductor with Queensland Youth Symphony and Western Australian Youth Symphony and in 2003 was appointed a permanent conductor of the Queensland Youth Music Council.

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