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Ivan Terekhanov

Ivan Terekhanov was born in St. Petersburg in 2003.

He began studying music at the age of 6. In 2013 he enrolled in the Glinka Choir College.

In the same year he began to study the organ in the class of the graduator of the Glinka Choir College Oleg Kinyaev, the main organist of the Mariinsky theatre. In the summer of 2014 for the first time Ivan took part in the organ concert. After the Kinyaev’s death Ivan continues to study the organ with Irina Rozanova. In 2014-2017 years Ivan participated in several concerts in different St. Petersburg’s cathedrals and Capella hall.

In January 2015 he became a laureate (III prize) at the Second International Organ Competition in Moscow.

There were two organ concert tours to Finland (Ristinkirkko Lahti, Asikkalan Kirkko, Nastolan Kirkko,Heinolan Kirkko, Kärkölän Kirkko) in 2016-2017.

Ivan Terekhanov takes an active part in the tour and concert activity as a part of the Boy choir of the Glinka Choir College, including concerts in Finland, Sweden, the closing ceremony of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi in 2014.

Since 2014 Ivan Terekhanov is engaged in vocals (class of Nadezhda Drobyshevskaya). He took part in opera productions of the Mariinsky Theater: Rodion Shchedrin "Boyarynya Morozova" and Giuseppe Verdi "Macbeth".

Since 2013 he is also engaged in composition in the class of Professor Rogalov. In 2016 his first music work was published in the musical Almanac "Works of Young Composers" (Composer Publishing House, Moscow). Every year he takes part in concerts in the framework of the international festival "From the Avant-garde to Our Days". In January 2016, he performed his compositions in Finland at a creative meeting of young composers of two countries.

Since 2016 he entered the Conservatory of Strasbourg (France), where he studies according to an individual program in the class of Vincent Dubois (teachers: organ - Johann Vexo, basse continue - Francis Jacob, counterpoint - Daniel Tchalik, improvisation - Vincent Dubois).

Ivan also continues his education in the Glinka Choir College (St. Petersburg, Russia)

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