Sergei Michailovitch Kolobkov passed away on March 8th 2007. During his artistic life he was a soloist, musical director of bayan ensembles and conductor of the Russian folk orchestra ‘Ossipov’. He taught a bayan class, which included Juri Vostrjelov, Friedrich Lips and Alexander Skljarov among his students. From 1963 to 1966 he was head of the chair for folk instruments, later he became Professor and Rector (18 years) of the Gnessin Institute (nowadays the Russian Gnessin Academy of Music), People’s Artist of Russia (1991) and from 1981 to 1984 he was Vice Minister of Culture in Russia. In 1995 he was conferred the ‘Silver Disk’ of Moscow’s festival ‘Bayan and Bayanists’ for special achievements in music.
He recorded the First Concerto for Bayan and Orchestra by F. Rubzov, was the author of transcriptions for bayan and bayan ensembles and was editor of ‘Bayan and Bayanists’, with scientific articles dealing with the bayan. On the international scene he took part in the CIA international accordion confederation events several times and also became CIA Vice-President.
In 2002, Sergei Kolobkov was awarded the CIA Merit Award in Copenhagen, Denmark for his many years of service and achievement towards the development of the accordion.
已经重新发行了他最著名的两张vinyl LP 唱片. 这些唱片是 ‘Traditional Music of
Ireland’ (1972) 和 ‘The Bucks of Oranmore’ (1986).
Joe Burke (www.joeburkemusic.com) 是1959年和1960年2-row
键钮手风琴前爱尔兰冠军, 多年被他的同行认为是爱尔兰传统音乐的大师之一. 在纽约居住很长时间后, Joe Burke
现在返回家乡Galway定居, 他和他的也是手风琴家的妻子Ann Conroy-Burke
开办并主讲大师讲习班和夏季学校. 最近, Joe 一直与小提琴手 Brian Conway 和钢琴家 Felix
Dolan 合作录制 ‘A Tribute to Andy McGann’. 新的唱片表达了最伟大的小提琴家 Andy
McGann (1928-2004) 的敬意, 该唱片将于7月发行.
A new site selling a CD titled "The Last Supper" with sound samples. Music performed by Friedrich Lips. This cd has a strong Christian theme, featuring music that concerns the treachery of Judas at the Feast of the Last Supper. Purchase online.