Advanced teaching training
A course of advanced teaching training “Topical issues of organ performance in the modern educational system” was held in Saratov State Conservatoire during the First All-Russian Youth organ competition (February, 6th- 10th). The participants of the training were teachers from Novosibirsk, Naberezhnye Chelny and Moscow.
The program of course included lectures and master-classes of jury members Theo Yellema (the main organist of Grote Kerk in Leeuwarden, Professor of The Prince Claus Conservatoire in Groningen, the Chairman of the jury) Olga Kijowski (Dean of Saratov Conservatoire Piano Department, PhD (Arts), Assistant Professor at the Chair of special piano), Natalia Golfarb (Head of Saratov Conservatoire Organ Class, Assistant Professor at the Chair of special piano). The training course ended with a round table, where the participants discussed issues of organ performance, teaching and results of the 1st Youth organ competition. They pointed that the course was very interesting and useful.