Thursday, May 14, 2015


ENKOR Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion Competition 2015
DENIS YAKOVLEV | Russia | Age 21 | Percussion

Second Prize | Category B
Score: 91.72 
Rules: lowest possible scores: 60 points | highest possible scores: 100 points

Teacher: Markus Leoson

Artistic biography
In year 2011 Denis finishes his study in Akademische Musik-College of Tschaikowsky-Konservatorium with First class in spezialisation Percussion (Class of A. Kurashov, 1st percussionist in Bolshoy Theater) During his Study he take Privat lessons by Klaus von Tresselt (Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart).

Since April 2012 he study in Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar

2008-2012 - Stipendiat of Russian Foundation "Neue Namen" and of Wladimir-Spiwakow-Foundation

2009-2011 - Stipendiat of Isaak-Dunajewskij Foundation.

Winter 2010 – solo Concerts with Moscow Red Army Orchester in Sochi and Moscow

02/2012 – Big solo Concert in AMC Concert hall in Moscow.

Also he played different Music festivals and concerts in Moscow (also all halls of Conservatory) and other Cities of Russia (as Soloist), played with

07/2013 – Big solo Concert in Sommerda, Thuringen

12/2013 – Concerts with Landesjugendensemble für neue Musik Thüringen (Berlin und Sondershausen)

Since 2013 – Stipendiat of "Neue Liszt" Foundation and Yehudi Menuhin "Live Music Now" Verein

In Summer 2013 Componist Eunsung Kim (Klasse Prof. Michael Obst, first preis of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Hochschulwettbewerbs), dedicate for Denis his percussion piece "Sanjo".

In 2015 he create Duo „Red Puls“ with Pablo Reyes Resina

07/2007 - Grand Preis by internationalen Musikwettbewerb in italienischen Padova in Category up to 14 J.A. (Xylophon-solo mit Klavier) (

12/2009 Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovich, Moscow (Tchaikovsky Konservatorium)

06/2010 Keiko Abe, Moscow (Tchaikovsky Konservatorium)

10/2010 Jean Jeffroy, Moscow (Tchaikovsky Konservatorium)

07/2012 Emmanuel Sejournee, Weimar (Hfm Weimar)

Since 2015 - Charlotte Krupp Stipendium of Neue Liszt Foundation

Since 2014 - participation in Festival von Zeitgenossische Musik Weimar

Since 2014 Working with Weimarer Componist Christian Maerkl