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מרק קופיטמן

Mark Kopytman

מרק קופיטמן

Born Kamenetz-Podolski, Poland (now Ukraine), 1929 († 2011) 1947-51 studied piano and music theory at the Czernowitz College of Music, Ukraine 1947-52 studied and graduated from the Czernowitz Medical School (D.M.) 1952-54 served as Hospital Physician in Lvov, Ukraine 1952-55 studied composition (M.A.) at the Lvov Academy of Music with Prof. R. Simovich 1955-58 studied composition and music theory at the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, Moscow with Prof. S. Bogatiriev (Ph.D.) 1956-58 Lecturer at the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, Moscow 1958-72 Senior lecturer and associate professor at the academies of Alma-Ata and Chishinau 1972 Immigrated to Israel 1973 Senior lecturer, chairman of the Composition and Theory Department, Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem 1976 Professor of Composition, Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem 1979 Guest Professor, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 1982-83 Guest Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, USA 1985 Composer-in-Residence, Canberra School of Music, Australia 1988-89 Guest Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, USA 1988-93 Dean and Deputy Head of the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem 1991 Guest Professor at the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, Moscow 1991-93 Adviser to the International Festival “Musical Spring” St. Petersburg, Russia 1992 Lecturer at the seminar for young composers, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland 1992-93 Chairman of the Jury at International Composers Competition 1992-93 Artistic Director of the International Seminar of Composers held in Moldova 1994 Guest Professor at the Chopin Academy of Music, Warsaw, Poland 1995 Lecturer at the Brandenburg Colloquium for Contemporary Music, Germany In 1954 Kopytman was received the Lysenko award of the Ministry of Culture, Ukraine; in 1966 his Cantata “40 YEARS” was awarded in the framework of a Moldavian composers competition; in 1970 his opera CASA MARE won a prize in an opera competition (USSR); in 1986 he won the Koussevitzky Award for his orchestral work MEMORY; In 1992 he was awarded the Acum Prize for his life achievements in the field of composition. [Deceased 2011] 

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