Students’ Master Class
May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
In-person at First Parish of Watertown.
Please note this event is on Sunday and starts at 4:00 p.m.
KONSTANTIN SOUKHOVETSKI, Master Teacher
2019 Innovation Award Winner from Music Academy Of The West Konstantin has a uniquely diverse artistic voice that reaches out to both classical and popular audiences. Konstantin’s multidisciplinary collaboration frequently involves dance and film. In October of 2021 Konstantin will appear with Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra, and in November Konstantin will premiere a new ballet “Encounters” by Polina Nazaykinskaya for MorDance Company. Konstantin and Polina’s collaboration is now featured on OClassica.com labels’ releases on iTunes and Apple Music: Remembrance, Anticipation and A Summer Rain. In the fall semester of 2020 Konstantin joins the faculty of his alma mater The Juilliard School teaching his interpretation enhancement course Narrative Musicianship based on Russian acting Method. In May 2022 Konstantin returns to Mondavi Arts Center in Sacramento, CA and NYC’s Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. As a composer Konstantin’s solo violin work “Postcard from The Edge” is featured on 2 different CDs of renowned violinist Elmira Darvarova. He is also composing for film and voice. As a librettist Konstantin is currently completing a libretto for a new opera commissioned by Mississippi Opera to be premiered in 2023 season. In summer 2021 Konstantin will return to Pianofest In The Hamptons for his 10th year of Artist-in-Residency for an All-Star Season of concerts of Pianofest’s distinguished alumni. Konstantin hosts a podcast Kreative by Konstantin, available on YouTube where he talks about music and life with some of our generation’s most influential creatives. Konstantin is a recipient of over 16 awards and is an alumnus of The Juilliard School where he has earned his BM, MM, and AD degrees under the tutelage of Jerome Lowenthal. Born in Moscow to a family of artists he studied at the Moscow Central Special Music School.