- Valeri Brainin
Valeri Brainin, Russian/German
musicologist, music manager, composer, and poet. Born 27th of January 1948 in Nizhni Tagil, Russia, in the family of Austrian poet and translator, political emigre Boris Brainin(Sepp Österreicher), who belonged to the well-known Viennese Braininfamily (his relatives are Hebrew publicist, biographer and public figure Reuben Brainin, Austrian/British violinist Norbert Braininand others). He lives at the moment both in Hanover, Germany, and in Moscow.
President (from 2004) of the Russian Federation Society for Music Education (RussSME) – National Affiliate of the
International Society for Music Education(ISME), a member of UNESCO. [ [http://russ.isme.org/english English, Russian: http://russ.isme.org] ] Head of the Laboratory of New Technologies in Music Education, Moscow State Pedagogical University. [ [http://www.manpo.ru/manpo/about/otrasl/ped_psih.shtml Russian: http://www.manpo.ru] ] Art Director of Classica NovaInternational Music Competition. [ [http://brainin.org/ClassicaNova/Graphics/Guinnes%20Book.jpgGerman: Guinnes Book Certificate] ] Art Director of the net of Brainin Music Schools (Brainin-Musikschulen), Germany. [ [http://brainin.org English, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Russian: Brainin Music School] ] He has directed seminars/master courses at conservatoires and universities in Austria, Colombia, Germany, Italy, Russia, USA, etc. In addition he offered weekly music talks on Radio Libertyfrom Munich and Prague, and has literary, critical and scientific musical publications in Russian, German, English, and Italian.
Brainin is a full Member of the International Teacher's Training Academy of Science (Moscow), and of other scientific/pedagogical societies, he studied mathematics, linguistics, musical pedagogics, music theory and composition. He has had works performed in the
Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, and taught at Moscow's Gnessin Music Schoolfor specially gifted children. The Brainin Teaching Methodfor ‘development of musical intelligence in children’ became a standard part of the curriculum. He is also a noted piano teacher for children. Among his former students there are some prize-winers of national and international competitions. [ [http://brainin.org/ClassicaNova/Prize-winers/Piano%201-5/Stern.htm [Classica Nova [Prize-winners ] ] [ [http://yuliamusayelyan.com/html/about.php Welcome to the website of Yulia Musayelyan ] ] [ [http://brainin.org/ClassicaNova/Prize-winers/Piano%201-5/Kaikova.htm [Classica Nova [Prize-winners ] ] [ [http://brainin.org/ClassicaNova/Prize-winers/Piano%201-5/Krylova.htm [Classica Nova [Prize-winners ] ]
Russian poet (also known as Valeri (Willi) Brainin-Passek), [ [http://chuprinin.livejournal.com/80689.html Russian: Sergey Chuprinin. German writers] ] [В.В.Огрызко. "Русские писатели. Современная эпоха." – М., Литературная Россия, 2004] [E.Tichomirova. "Russische zeitgenössische Schriftsteller in Deutschland. Ein Nachschlagewerk." – München: Verlag Otto Sagner, 1998] a pupil of
Arseny Tarkovsky, a member (1985-1990) of Moscow Club „Poezia“ () together with Yury Arabov, Jewgenij Bunimovitch, Mikhail Epstein, Alexandr Eremenko, Sergey Gandlevsky, Nina Iskrenko, Timur Kibirov, Alexei Parshchikov, Dmitri Prigov, Lev Rubinstein, a. o. Most essential poetry publications:
literary magazines "
Znamya" (Moscow), " Novy Mir" (Moscow), "Arion" (Moscow), " Ogonyok" (Moscow), "Grani" (Frankfurt-am-Main), "Dvadtsat dva" (Jerusalem), "Kreshchatik" (Kiev), anthologies "Verses of the Century" (Moscow, compiled by Yevgeny Yevtushenko) and "Verses of the Century-2" (Moscow).
literary magazine "
Partisan Review" (Boston).
Elisabeth Brainin(1949), Austrian psychoanalyst and scientific writer
Fritz Brainin(1913-1992), Austrian/American poet
Harald Brainin(1923-2006), Austrian poet and writer
Max Brainin(1909-2002), Austrian/American commercial graphic artist and violinist
Norbert Brainin(1923–2005), Austrian/British violinist, the founder of Amadeus Quartet
Reuben Brainin(1862–1939), Hebrew publicist, biographer and public figureSee also Brainin.
Sofia Gubaidulina. [http://brainin.org/Method/gubaidulina.htm Preface to "A Musical Language Course" by Valeri Brainin]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.