Daniil Serdyukov

14, clarinet, Moscow, Russia

Daniil studies with Evgeni Petrov at Central Music School at the Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory.

He was prize winner of: the VI Moscow Open Competition for Young Clarinetists (2011, Grand Prix), VIII and XI International Competition for Young Musicians (Moscow, 2011, III prize; 2014, I prize), III Moscow Competition-Festival for Young Wind and Percussion Instruments Players named after Y. Dolzhikov (2014, 1st class prize winner), V Moscow Open Competition for Young Clarinetists and Ensembles of Wooden Wind Instruments (2014, I prize), V Romanticism: the Sources and the Horizons International Competition for Musicians and Composers named after E. Gnessina (Moscow, 2014, 4th class prize winner in chamber ensemble category), IX International Music Competition  The Muse (Santorini, Greece, 2014, I prize). Daniil is scholar of Y. Rozum and V. Spivakov International Charity Funds. He participates in concert events of the funds in Russia and abroad, plays in the halls of Moscow State Conservatory, Moscow International House of Music, Moscow House of Composers etc. He is involved in Mozart and Salieri play of By Nikitskiye Gate Moscow State Theatre directed by Marc Rozovsky, since 2013 he has been participating in Pinocchio repertoire play of Chamber Musical Theatre named after B. Pokrovsky (he solos on the clarinet).

Daniil takes a great interest in composing and singing; his hobbies are origami and foreign languages. He is good at drawing and participates in amateur plays as clarinet player and actor. 

Performance program at the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker':

Round I

B. Kovacs. Tribute to Manuel de Falla for clarinet solo
K. Mostras. Etude on the Theme by N. Rimsky-Korsakov for clarinet and piano

Round II

C. M. von Weber. Grand Duo Concertant for clarinet and piano in Es dur, Op. 48, 1st movement
N. Rimsky-Korsakov. Flight of the Bumblebee from the opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan (adaptation for clarinet and piano)

Round III

C. M. von Weber. Concerto for clarinet and orchestra No. 2 in Es dur, Op. 74, 2nd movement

16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'Nutcracker' laureate (eliminated in Round II).