Eugene Sidorov

Oboist, Conductor, Educator.


About Eugene

Eugene Sidorov has recently graduated from the University of New Mexico where he studied the American oboe performing style under the guidance of Dr. Kevin Vigneau.

Eugene Sidorov held a position of Principal Oboe in Ryazan Governor’s Symphony Orchestra in Ryazan, Russia, under the baton of Maestro Sergey Oselkov, along with being an assistant conductor with this group, and the Principal Oboe in the State Symphony of Tatarstan, under the baton of Maestro Fuat Mansurov. Additionally, Mr. Sidorov held positions of Guest Principal Oboe in a number of Russian orchestras including Tatar State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after M. Jalil, Naberezhnye Chelny Municipal Chamber Orchestra “Province”, the Symphony Orchestra of Municipal Togliatti Philarmonic Society, Kazan State Chamber Orchestra “La Primavera”, Kazan Municipal Symphony Orchestra “Romance”, Kazan Chamber Orchestra “Renaissance”, “The Ensemble of New Music” of S. Gubaidullina Center of Contemporary Music and others.

Since 2006, Mr. Sidorov held a faculty position at the Kazan State Conservatory, where he taught the Applied Oboe and Woodwind Quintet graduate courses along with being an assistant conductor of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble. In 2007 Mr. Sidorov was appointed to a position of the Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of Kazan Youth Symphony Orchestra, and then, in 2013, a position of guest conductor of Ryazan Musical Theatre.

Eugene Sidorov has performed as a soloist with the State Symphony of Tatarstan, the “Province” Municipal Chamber Orchestra, Ryazan Chamber Orchestra, and other Russian orchestras. He also collaborated as a Guest Concert Performer with the Russian regional musical organizations, including Udmurtia State Philharmonic Society, Bashkortostan State Philharmonic Society, Mordovia State Philarmonic Society, Yaroslavl State Philharmonic Society, among others.

Since Eugene Sidorov came to the U. S. in 2007, he has been associated with the CUA Symphony Orchestra, the Landon Symphonette, the Washington Opera Camerata, Montgomery College Symphony Orchestra among other orchestras of the Washington DC area. While pursuing his degree at the UNM, Eugene regularly substituted as an oboist and English horn player with the New Mexico Philharmonic and the Opera Southwest orchestras and also became a founding member of two new student groups - the Kokopelli oboe trio and the Duke Symphonette. Additionally, Mr. Sidorov won the Bach-Handel Concerto Competition (Winchester, Virginia) as a soloist (2010), and as a member of a chamber ensemble (2011), the Shenandoah Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition (Winchester, Virginia, 2011), the Shenandoah Conservatory Instrumental Division Solo Competition (2011), and MTNA Southern Division Chamber Music Competition (Clinton, Mississippi, 2012).

Eugene Sidorov holds his Associate of Arts Degree in Music from the L. Sobinov State Musical College in Yaroslavl, Russia; Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Music (the “Red” Diploma with Distinction) and Post Graduate studies in Oboe Performance and Wind Ensemble Conducting from Kazan State Conservatory named after Nazib Zhiganov in Kazan, Russia, and Master’s in Conducting from Shenandoah Conservatory. Mr. Sidorov is also a winner of the 1st Russian National Competition for Wind Instruments (Kazan, Russia 2004). In 2001, according to the Russian Music magazine “Musical Review” he was recognized as one of the ten best students of Russian State conservatories and universities. During the years of study, Mr. Sidorov attended and participated in classes of such renowned Russian Oboe Professors as Ivan Pushechnikov, Aleksander Koreshkov, Anatoly Liubimov, Valery Kazantsev, Valentine Yatsenko, among others.

Eugene Sidorov's complete resume is available by request.

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