22.04.2013 - UNESCO Office in Moscow

International Jazz Day 30 April 2013

On 30 April, 2013, the Faculty of Music and the UNESCO Chair "Music education throughout life" of Moscow State Pedagogical University organized a concert, dedicated to the International Jazz Day - 30 April. The concert was held in the center of education № 1158 South Ossetia, Moscow (NOU "Successor") concert of students and graduates, the International Day of jazz.

The main aim of the event is to promote jazz music, especially among children. The program featured works of both Western and Russian composers, quite well-known, and little performed in Russia. The compositions of students Anna Vorfolomeevoy, Daniel Kostyleva were performed for the first time.

Ms. Urumidis Cais, the winner of national and international jazz competitions, a graduate of the music school has also taken part in the concert.

This activity in the walls of a general educational institution aims at the implementation of the cultural and educational mission in the creative relationship between the UNESCO Chair "Music education throughout life," Moscow State Pedagogical University and Education Center № 1158 South Ossetia, Moscow (NOU "Successor").

Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of International Jazz Day 30 April 2013

More information: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/international-days/international-jazz-day-2013/

Press release of the concert dedicated to the International Day of Jazz



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