Aleksandr I. Demchenko

Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor of Sobinov Saratov State Conservatory, Chernyshevsky Saratov State University and Rachmaninov Tambov Musical Pedagogical Institute, Principal Researcher and Head of the Center for Complex Artistic Research organized by himself, Chairman of Elena Gokhman Foundation, Full Member (Academician) of the Russian and European Academies of Natural Sciences, Honored Art Worker of the Russian Federation, honorary title holder “Founder of the Scientific School”, editor-in-chief of the journal “Manuscript” and editorial board member in many Russian and foreign journals. Laureate of the Shostakovich Prize and International Nicholas Roerich Prize, honored citizen of Saratov. The author of more than 1.200 scientific publications and 200 editions, including those published in the Moscow publishing houses “Nauka,” “Vysshaya shkola,” “Muzyka,” “Kompozitor,” “Ruscience,” “Urait,” as well as abroad. He prepared more than 60 Candidates and Doctors of Art Criticism, who successfully defended their dissertations.