Alexander Tikhonov

Chief expert, InterMedia communication holding

Russian music journalist, leading expert in the field of music market.

In 1982 graduated from Moscow Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics & Automatics. Worked at different music bands and ensembles. During the service in the Soviet Army, he played in the Turkestan Military Region Air Force orchestra. In the following years graduated from radio broadcasting faculty, Working Correspondents University of the USSR Journalists’ Union Moscow Affiliate. Attended post-graduate course at Moscow State Institute for History & Archives, was head of research & methodological division of the USSR Central State Sound Archive.

From 1995 till present time – chief expert of InterMedia news agency.
From 1995 to 2005 – consultant to the International Federation of the Phonogramic Industry (IFPI). Author of several books, numerous publications in music business development history and its current situation, has academic writings and inventions. In 1996 was working on Russian Discographic Encyclopedia edition. Within 3 years was creative consultant to the “Record” Russian Music Industry Exhibition, author and presenter of the “Stars on 78” TV program. Participated in the work of international symposia, exhibitions and conferences: 1994 – Helsinki, 1995 – New York, Washington, etc., 2000-2001 – Riga, 2008 – Cannes (MIDEM), Berlin (Popkomm), Saint Petersburg. Delivered lectures on Russian music entrepreneurship development history in New York and Washington. Member of American Sound Collections Association. Collaborated with such editions as Music Life, Business World, Jimmy, Kommersant, Melody, ARSC Journal, IASA, Soundman, 2M – Music Shop, Intellectual Property, Billboard, DJ MAG, Copyright & Related Rights, etc. Worked on all issues of Russian Music Yearbook. One of the drafters of the “Record” Russian Recording Industry Award. From 2002 – senior teacher at the State University of Management and RMA Business School in “Management in music business and entertainment industry”. From 2008 – teacher at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music.

Is awarded Gold & Silver discs and diplomas by International Federation of the Phonogramic Industry (IFPI) for winning journalistic materials competition: “Mass media for civilized music market”.

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11.06.2019

Documents list: 1) application in free form to the Dean of MSU Department “Graduate School of Innovative Business” Mr. D. Koschug; 2) passport copy; 3) higher professional education diploma copy; 4) 2 photos 3×4 cm. By Agreement from May 6, 2019 between “New Russian Classics” company and MSU Department “Graduate School of Innovative Business” trainees sign the contract with “New Russian Classics” and make the payment. Tuition fee – 60000 roubles. Also, it’s possible to assist with dormitory providing by the University for the training period. 

11.06.2019

Graduate School of Innovative Business of Moscow State University in partnership with “New Russian Classics” company starts regular admission of the trainees to “Cultural Management Strategy & Practice” educational & consulting program aimed at creative industries’ Chief Executive Officers and managers. Program planning period  from September 23 to September 28, 2019. Duration of studies: 48 academic hours, 6 days. By the end of the course trainees get MSU certificate on professional skills development. Deadline for submission – by September 2, 2019. In case of any admission issues, please turn to Galina Perepelkova, Program Coordinator- (+7-910-431-2195, e-mail: gp@culturalmanager.ru).

07.05.2019

On May 6, 2019 Cooperation Agreement between New Russian Classics company and Graduate School of Innovative Business of Moscow State University named after M. Lomonosov was signed. New Russian Classics CEO Mr. Ilgiz Yanbukhtin and Dean of Graduate School of Innovative Business, Professor Mr. Dmitri Koschug agreed on “Cultural Management Strategy & Practice” educational & consulting program implementation on the base of GSIB MSU, starting in fall 2019.

 

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