ANATOLY RYBALKO (Russia)
The teacher of the department of choral conducting of the N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov music school and the Department of Opera and Symphonic Conducting of the St. Petersburg N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory, conductor of the St. Petersburg State Children’s Musical Theater «Through the Looking Glass», artistic director and chief conductor of the symphony orchestra of the Karelian State Philharmonic Society (Petrozavodsk). From 2011 to 2013 — Conductor of the State Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg. Winner of the lst All-Russian competition of choral conductors, guest conductor of the Mikhailovsky Theater.
VIKTOR AKULOVICH (Russia)
Artistic Director and Conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of Folk Instruments «Skomorokhi» of the Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Culture. Honored Artist of Russia, winner of the Prizes of the Government of St. Petersburg, Honored conductor of the Gelsingforsskiy Balalaika Orchestra, Ph.D. in Pedagogy, Professor, Professor of the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory.
Conductor of the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Honored Artist of Russia, Cavalier of the Order of Friendship, Ph.D. in History of Arts, Professor of the St. Petersburg N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory and St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture.