Andrei Muravev is currently a member of Chicago Civic Orchestra and graduated from Ball State University, IN in 2014 where he studies with K. Sweger, the 1 Vice-President of the IDRS. He got his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia where he studied with K. Sokolov - a legendary Russian bassoonist, who was Principal Bassoon of the Mariinsky Theatre and Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra. During his education, Andrei became a winner of the Russian and International competitions. Among them, it were the First Prize at the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Competition (Indianapolis, IN), Graduate Concerto Competition at Ball State University (Muncie, IN), First Prize at the Open All-Russian Woodwind Quintet Competition (Kazan, Russia) and others. Andrei has huge orchestra experience: he is a bassoon player with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra and has worked with such orchestras as the Mariinsky Theatre by conductor V. Gergiev, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra by conductor A. Dmitriev, St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra by conductors A. Titov and V. Lande. Andrei’s professional teaching experience includes teaching in Ryazan College of Music (Ryazan, Russia), where one from his student became a laureate of the Young All-Russian Competition for Woodwind Instruments.
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