Teaching staff. The educational program “Producer of Performing Arts” is implemented by Candidates and Doctors of Sciences, leading specialists in the field of musical art and management of the academy. The practitioners working at production centers, record labels, opera theaters, etc. are also engaged in the educational process The academy regularly holds meetings and organizes master classes with producers, composers and hit-makers Igor Sandler, Aleksandr Lunev, Aleksandr Shulgin, Oleg Nesterov, and other celebrities.
In 2017 the department held meetings with Fedor Eliutin (a music promoter), Christoph Engel (chief sales officer of the Salzburg Festival), Svetlana Surganova (leader of the Surganova and the Orchestra band), Dmitrii Ermak (a soloist of The Phantom of the Opera musical), Michael Sheen (President of the P.I. Tchaikovsky Foundation (the Republic of Korea)), B.S. Barabanov (music editor of the Kommersant newspaper), and many others.
Facilities and resources. The academy has computer classrooms, a library, a record library, and a reading hall with internet connection. The group classrooms and student lounges have a network of electronic information terminals with free access to library collections (educational, scientific, reference literature) as well as audio and video recordings.
Education. Students participate in seminars and round tables, exhibitions devoted to the development of music industry in Russia and in the world, for example, at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the Music-Moscow exhibition, etc.
They act as hosts, masters of ceremonies and performers in numerous concerts and festivals held at Gnesins Russian Academy of Music.
In 2017 students participated in numerous projects: the international festival competition “Masters of Music” in the style of Classical Crossover, the Our Time all-Russian youth festival, the Grigorovich music competition, the Golden Mask festival, the Festival of Arts in Varna, the XVIII International Television Contest of Young Musicians “The Nutcracker,” and other events.
The first producers graduated in June 2017. The alumni of the faculty include celebrities such as Aleksandra Saveleva, Iulianna Karaulova, Sergei Shirokov, Elizaveta Martynova, Iulia Savicheva, and many others.
Strategic partners. The faculty constantly collaborates with the Association of Laureates of the International Tchaikovsky Competition, the Union Studio record label, Butman Music Group, the Directorate of the Golden Mask Russian National Theater Award, the Russia-Culture TV channel, etc.