Andrei Taranukha

11, percussion, St. Petersburg, Russia

Andrei studies at the Lyceum of Arts St. Petersburg with Boris Estrin. The winner of many music competitions, including the III International Competition of Children’s and Youth Creativity Scarlet Sails Melodies (St. Petersburg, 2015, I prize), V St. Petersburg Open Competition of Young Performers on Wind and Percussion Instruments (2015, I prize), II International Contest of Young Musicians Art-Premium Awards (St. Petersburg, 2016, I prize), International Contest-Festival DrumsFest Russia (Moscow, 2016, I prize).

Performance program:

Round I

V. Monti. Czardas (xylophone)
J. Wanamaker. Chops are Us (snape drum)

Round II

B. Schluter. Children’s dream (vibraphone)
G. Bomhov, A. Veynayn. Jolly Joker (snare drum)
G. Green. Log Cabin Blues (xylophone)

Round III

A. Vivaldi. Concert № 2 in G minor Summer: 2nd movement Adagio–Presto (vibraphone), 3rd movement Summer storm (xylophone)