BIOGRAPHY
composer

Oleg Paiberdin

Composer Oleg Paiberdin / Photo by Dmitry Mazurov
Was born on December 13, 1971 in Altai (Russia).

Lived in Karatau (Kazakhstan, 1974—1987) and studied at Karatau Music Children School under his father V. Paiberdin.

Studied at Asbest Music College on bayan under A. Undolsky (Asbest, 1987—1991).

Graduated (1996) and postgraduated (1999) from Ural State Conservatory named after M. P. Mussorgsky on composition under Professor A. Nimensky in Yekaterinburg.
Laureate of III International Composer Competition named after Sergey Prokofiev, II International Contemporary Music Competition Composer of XXI Century.

Fellow of Academy Schloss Solitude.

Member of Russian Composer Union.

Artistic director & conductor of GAMEnsemble.

Guest lecturer in Composition at the HSE Creative Industries Faculty.
Attended:

Orchestra master-class with A. Terteryan (Yekaterinburg, 1993—1994);

Master-class on composition with S. Berinsky
(All-Russian Seminars for Young Composers, Moscow—Ivanovo, 1995—1997);

Practical classes of K. Stamer, P. Dittrich, E. Flammer, S. Slonimsky (III International Seminar of Contemporary Music Sound Ways, St. Petersburg, 1994), G. Apergis, P. Billone, R. Saunders, C. Czernowin (The 45th and the 47th International Summer Courses for New Music Darmstadt, 2010, 2014);

Luxembourg Sinfonietta's Workshop for composers Europe Meets China (Luxembourg, 2009).

A member of Russian Composer Union since 1997.

Prizes and fellowships / grants:

Prize of III International Composer Competition named after S. Prokofiev (St. Petersburg, 1999);

Prize of II International Contemporary Music Competition Composer of XXI Century (Kaluga, 2014);

Grants of Academy Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart, 1999—2000), Kuenstlerhaus Closter Zismar (Kiel, 2000) and Kuenstlerhaus Lukas (Ahrenshoop, 2003) in Germany, Visby International Centre for Composers (Sweden, 2011).
Took part in festivals, concerts and seminars in Russia, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Norway, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, France, Japan, Switzerland, Scotland, UK, Ukraine. His music has been performed at the Grand Hall and Rachmaninov Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, halls of Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg), Perm, Tchelyabinsk, Novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Kaliningrad, Buryatian, Barnaul, Khakass, Surgut, Kaunas, Rivne, Lviv philharmonies, and other halls by Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra & Vladimir Jurowski, Ural Philharmonic Orchestra & Dmitry Liss, Russian Defence Ministry Symphony Orchestra & Victor Afanasiev, Ural Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra & Enkhe, Harmonia Caelestis Chamber Orchestra, Bach Chamber Orchestra & Volf Usminsky, Soloists of Nizhny Novgorod Municipal Chamber Orchestra & Yevgeny Kirillov, Chamber Soloist Ensemble of Camerata Sinfonia Orchestra & Alexander Skulsky, Another Orchestra & Alexander Zhemchuzhnikov, Premiere Soloist Ensemble directed by V. Talanov, Lik Chamber Choir & Alla Litvina, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble & Alexey Vinogradov, Studio for New Music Ensemble & Igor Dronov, eNsemble & Fyodor Lednyov, Gallery of Actual Music Ensemble, Yekaterinburg New Music Ensemble, Laboratory for New Music Ensemble & Sergei Shebalin, ClassicaPlus Ensemble, XX Century Ensemble & Oleg Tantsov, Viola Ensemble & Valery Averin, 12 Celloists directed by Olga Galochkina, Romantic String Quartet, Image String Quartet, Cantando String Quartet, Pincode Ensemble, Boehm Flute Quartet, Syrinx Flute Quartet, Moscow Saxophone Quartet, Glazunov Saxophone Quartet, Gnesin Saxophone Quartet, Ferdinand Cello Quartet, La Stravaganza Ensemble, Yulia Migunova, Yekaterina Antokolskaya, Mona Khaba, Yekaterina Mechetina, Valeria Prokusheva, Edyta Fil, Sergei Astashonok, Andrei Kravchenko, Michail Bereznitsky, Alexander Zagorinsky, Danila Galochkin (Russia), Igeru Contemporary Music Ensemble (Kazakhstan), Rivne Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra & Peter Tovstukha, Archi Ensemble, Ricochet Ensemble (Ukraine), Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, SurPlus Ensemble & James Avery, Barbara Maurer (Germany), Ensemble '88 & Rene Gulikers (the Netherlands), Goeyvaerts String Trio, Het Collectief, Alcatrasax Quartet (Belgium), UmeDuo (Sweden), Quattro Differente (Latvia), Ensemble Noor (Norway), Scottish Clarinet Quartet (Scotland), Luxembourg Sinfonietta (Luxembourg), Sax Est (Estonia), Viola Ensemble of Tokyo Music College (Japan).

Collaborates with the publishings Donemus (the Netherlands), reMusik.org (Russia), New Consonant Music (Belgium).

One of founders and co-directors of Autograph New Music Workshop in Yekaterinburg (1998—2005).

Teached on Ural State Conservatory's composition faculty
in Yekaterinburg (2002—2004).

Sound-producer of Radio Voskresenie, author of program Music Encyclopedia of the radio in Yekaterinburg (2004—2005).

Since 2005, he lives in Moscow and works at Moscow State Philharmonie.

Since 2022, he has been a visiting lecturer at the HSE Faculty of Creative Industries in Composition (Moscow).

One of originators and curators of Another Space Actual Music Festival (2009, 2010, 2012), Gallery of Actual Music International Multimedia Festival (2011, 2019) and concert series at Moscow State Philharmonie (2009—2021).

Originator, artistic director & conductor of Gallery of Actual Music Ensemble / GAMEnsemble since 2010.
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