Professor of Conducting
Artistic Director and Principal Conductor
of the Petrozavodsk Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra
Aleksei Kubyshkin studied conducting with Prof. Margarita Apeksimova and Prof. Vladimir Ziva at the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music.
In 2010, after graduating with honors from the choral conducting department Aleksei Kubyshkin was invited to work at the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music in the position of associate professor of choral conducting. He graduated from the postgraduate course in orchestral conducting of the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music in 2015.
In cooperation with the Academic Choir and the Symphony Orchestra of the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music, Aleksei Kubyshkin has conducted several musical performances including Cantata for Chorus and Orchestra John of Damascus by Sergei Taneyev and Oratorio Pathetique by Georgy Sviridov.
In 2019 Aleksei Kubyshkin was appointed Rector of the Petrozavodsk State Glazunov Conservatoire. At the Petrozavodsk Conservatoire he also leads the graduate program in orchestral conducting including both the masters and doctoral level.
From 2019 to 2020 Aleksei Kubyshkin was the artistic director and principal conductor of the Nord-West Studium Chamber Orchestra. Aleksei Kubyshkin has become the artistic director and principal conductor of the Petrozavodsk Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra in 2020. As a quest conductor, he has worked with Omsk Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonic Orchestra of the Karelian State Philharmonic. He has collaborated with famous musicians such as Andrei Diev (piano), Alexey Koshvanets (violin), Alexei Vasiliev (violoncello), Elena Zelenskaya (soprano), Hiroko Inoue (organ), Evgenia Krivitskaya (organ) and other solo performers.