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Sanzhar Baiterekov

Sanzhar Baiterekov was born January 31, 1987 in Almaty (Kazakhstan)
In 2007, he graduated from the piano department of Almaty Musical College
From 2007-2009 he studied at the Department of Composition in the Kazakh National Academy of Music in Astana.
Since 2009, he is a the student of composition faculty in Moscow Conservatory led by Leonid Bobylev.
He is the winner of national and international competitions:
"Samal" (Astana.1 Prize in 2008), Astana-Baiterek (Astana. 2nd Prize, 2008), International Competition for composers to create works of compulsory round II of the Second International Competition of Moscow Conservatory for for Wind and Percussion (Moscow, winner in 2010), «The 6th Pre art competition for young composers» (Zurich, 2nd Prize 2011), participant (auditor) of the First international academy for young composers of the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble in Tchaikovsky, participant of the «Summer Composition Institute of the Harvard Music Department »(Boston, 2012), a student of the Second international academy for young composers of the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble in Tchaikovsky

His music is performed by ensembles such as "Studio for New Music" (Russia), Pre arte Convergence (Switzerland), GAM ensemble (Russia), Talea ensemble (USA), MECM (Russia).

Attended master classes given by P. Billone, F.Bedrossian, H. Chernowin, S. Takasugi, H.Tuchku, M.Andre, K.Lang, Dmitry Kurliandski, M.Abbado and many others.

A member of the young branch of the Russian Union of Composers "MOLOT", the head of the club for young composers of the Moscow State Conservatory.
Sanzhar Baiterekov
El Nino
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Sanzhar Baiterekov
Tolkyn
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Sanzhar Baiterekov
Halo
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