…“A Requiem for the USSR: State Atheism and Secular Enchantment,” forthcoming
at “Sound and Secularity” Symposium, Stony Brook University, NY, April 12, 2019.
“Off Radio – On Screen: The Impact of the Prague Spring on Music in the USSR,” in a panel series “Prague Spring on Screen” at the 50th Annual ASEEES Convention, December 6 – 9, 2018.
“Algorithmic Method and Delicate Patterns in Leonid Hrabovsky’s Concerto Misterioso,” presented at the SMT Global New Music Interest Group meeting, at the 2018 Annual AMS/SMT conference, San Antonio, Texas, 1-4 November 2018.
“Sofia Gubaidulina’s Early Spiritual Works in the Context of 1960s-70s Religious Revival in the USSR,” forthcoming at the 2018 Annual AMS/SMT conference, to be held in San Antonio, Texas, 1-4 November 2018.
…Stony Brook University…
…Stony Brook University
2013 – present PhD in Music History and Theory (expected in spring 2020)
Dissertation: “A Forbidden Fruit? Religion, Spirituality and Music
in the USSR before its Fall (1968-1989)”
2010 – 2013 MA in Music History and Theory
MA thesis: “Vertical Time in Sofia Gubaidulina’s Hommage a TS Eliot”
National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy/Kyiv School of Economics
2004 – 2006 MA in Economics…
My research interests are guided by a broad question of what inspires contemporary composers, in particular, the influence of spiritual or philosophical beliefs on their music and its reception. My current research focus is music during the last two decades of the USSR.