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Konstantin provides private tuition in a variety of plucked string instruments and music theory. He also holds a number of masterclasses and summer courses, both in person and online. He is a former guitar instructor at the MPSU (Moscow Pedagogical State University), and currently provides musical guidance for students across the world.

If you’re interested in taking private lessons, or in joining his master classes, please contact:
Languages: Русский, English, Deutsch


Masterclasses and summer courses include:

Contrapunto alla mente – smaller intensive workshops over 1-2 days, focused on different techniques of stylistic polyphonic improvisation, starting from simple exercises and leading towards short pieces.

Summer School of Renaissance Music (SSRM) which has taken place annually since 2020 at Eglerio Music School (St Petersburg, Russia) and is dedicated to music of the 15-16 th centuries. Participants learn important aspects of Renaissance music theory, exploring polyphonic improvisation and levelling up their manuscript reading skills with original notation through historical artistic practice. It is a fun and engaging way towards better practical and theoretic
understanding of Renaissance musical systems.

Laboratory – is a new series of masterclasses following on from the principles of SSRM, but is further specialised to practices within specific genres, like madrigal, frottola, chanson etc. The masterclasses follow the process from manuscript to performance through all the hardships of notation, improvisation, melting together theory and practice, music and poetry.

Video presentation of Summer School for Renaissance Music

(English subtitles are available)

Konstantin has built 3 practically oriented theoretical online courses available, with more in development! These are not dry lectures but hands-on experiences: we work together during the session, feedback for take home exercises, chat for questions, communication and discussions with all students. One of the greatest resources we can have as early musicians is working with one another, and you are very welcome to join our community!

«Reneaissance Theory» - This course highlights music of 1400-1600. We explore how modes, cadances, proportions and note hierarchy function. We rediscover music through great composers and main genres, theoretical models, seeing how they changed with time, influence, and innovation. This course aims to build the coordinated system of this music, helping musicians to seek to own informed answers, in order to perform Renaissance music authentically, and draw new audiences into this historical world.
Duration: 1 semester, 16 lessons.


«History of Notation» Notation of the past is a different language with its own nomenclature, conveying deeper expressive indications often entirely lost in modern scores. You can learn from this course how to read notation of 13 th -17 th Centuries. starting from Notre Dame polyphony all the way through to Frescobaldi with all important stops in between – codices Montpellier, Rossi, Squarsialupi etc, transcribing music of great composers like de Vitri, Machaut, Dufay, Josquin and many others. In studying how this music works theoretically, participants in this course gain free reign of original manuscripts outside of the traditional canon of repertoire, along with greater surprises and insight into the Renaissance pieces they have known and loved.
Duration: 1 year, 36 lessons

«Basso Continuo» – Playing from a figured bass is like an improvisation: one cannot just repeat the same each time, one has to adapt if something changes in the ensemble, whether it be acoustic, dynamic or articulation. From the early 17 th until the late 18 th century aesthetic ideals greatly evolved, bringing further dimensions to this practice. This course is intended for 2 groups of plucked instruments: modern classical guitar and lute/theorbo family. This series of lessons provides a clear step-by-step approach to each style and time period from early Italian basso continuo through French Baroque and high Baroque to early Classicism. This course is also highly instructive for those who transcribe this music for plucked instruments.

Duration: 16 weeks

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