Russian Academy of Music
Russian Academy of Music (RAM)
by Dr. Herbert Scheibenreif
is the first Academy of Music in Russia. The graduates of the Academy are
awarded the State Certificate with superior qualifications, they are conferred a
Masterís degree in arts. RAM is a universal school of higher learning; the
students can major in all categories of musical art; the Academy trains the
musicians in the areas of scientific, concert, performing and pedagogical
activities. RAM has trained over the years 12,000 young musicians. They work as
soloists-performing artists in instrumental and vocal music, as conductors,
directors, performers with orchestras, ensemble choirs, performing artists of
music theaters, composers, musicologists, editors, critics, audio engineers for
recording studios, as well as performers of folk, popular and jazz music. 400
Academy graduates won prizes at various competitions.
trains its students to be professional music instructors. They are given a
teacher degree that enables them to teach at any music school. Among the
graduates of the Academy are the professors of conservatories, institutes of
arts, schools and colleges, directors and organizers of the chairs and
departments of music. The Academyís 22 chairs unite more than 400 experts.
Among them are renowned artists who gained worldwide recognition, doctors of
sciences, winners of State prizes,
winners of prestigious international competitions.
RAM is the center of
education and methodological association of musical educational establishments
of Russia which defines the principles of training of young musicians, develops
the curricula for the entire system of music education.
Admitted to the major course of the Academy are musicians with a secondary
education background, professional background in the major (after having
received a full course or a music college or 11-grade music secondary school).
The entrance competitive exams are major, colloquium and theory of music.
Admitted to the post graduate course are musicians with higher educational
background with vivid achievements in the scholarly, performing and training
activities. RAM stages international conferences, seminars, competitions,
participates in joint international projects and in the jury of competitions.
In 1994 RAM celebrated ist 50th anniversary, in 1998 the Department
of Folk Instruments (including bayan, balalaika and domra) reached the same age.
RAM, 121069 Moskau, ul. Powarskaja 30/36.
Metro "Arbatskaja", "Barrikadnaja".
Tel. +7-095-291-15-54 , Fax:+7-095-232-69-96
of RAM is Michail Nikolajewitch Sajamov Tel.