Evgeny B. Trembovelsky
Doctor of Art Criticism, Honored Art Worker of Russia, member of the Union of Russian Composers and the Union of Russian Theater Workers, Professor. Born in 1939 in Alma-Ata. In 1962, he graduated from Kurmangazy Alma-Ata Conservatory as a musicologist (classes of Professor I. I. Dubovskiy and Associate Professor M. R. Kopytman). In 1962–1964, he taught at the Music School in Karaganda, then at the Alma-Ata Special Music School and the Alma-Ata Conservatory. In 1973, he defended his Candidate of Art Criticism Dissertation “Theoretical problems of the Kazakh symphony (based on the symphonies by E. G. Brusilovskiy)” at Rimsky-Korsakov Leningrad State Conservatory. In 1977, he began working at the Voronezh State Institute of Arts, where from 2007 to the present day he has been the Head of the Music Theory Department. In 1994, he defended his Doctoral Dissertation “Peculiarities of Mussorgsky’s harmonic thinking” at the Russian Institute of Art History. As an educator and publicist, he regularly appeared in newspapers, magazines, on radio, television and in concert halls, was an organizer and participant of music festivals, cycles of thematic and author’s evenings, student olympiads, scientific conferences. He headed organizing committees and juries of interregional and all-Russian composer competitions.