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About

Kirill Dumchenko was born in Barnaul, Russia. He started his professional career as a Musician, Composer and Musical educator in Moscow. Now he currently lives in Groningen, the Netherlands.

Kirill is developing his musical style, which he calls "Impressionistic Jazz", based on the project "The Skypainters". Kirill is inspired by Modern Jazz, Classical music with influences from contemporary Electronic music.

"The Skypainters" -  project of Kirill Dumchenko original music. It's unique mix of Modern Jazz music with influences from Classical music of the early 20th century, featuring Opera voice.

This web site is dedicated to Kirill's musical activities and projects as a Composer, Musician and Musical Educator.

Education:

* 2019 - 2021 The Prince Claus Conservatoire, New York Jazz Master program.

* 2016 - 2020 The Prince Claus Conservatoire, Bachelor Jazz program.

* 2011 - 2015 Moscow College of Jazz and Popular Music, Moscow, Russian
Federation. Department of Jazz Guitar.

Awards and Distinctions:

* 2020. Winner of the Scholarship of the Andrea Elkenbracht Fund, Groningen, The Netherlands.

* 2015. Third degree diploma All-Russian Festival-Competition "Multifaceted guitar" Nomination "Jazz".

* 2014. Diploma of the All-Russian Jazz Festival-Competition "Jazz Gnesin». Second degree diploma All-Russian Festival-Competition "Multifaceted guitar" Nomination "Jazz". Price of the Altai Jazz festival "Jazz Olympus 2014».

* 2013. Price of the All-Russian jazz Festival-Competition «Jazz Gnesin». Second degree diploma All-Russian competition festival «Multi-Faceted guitar» Nomination "Jazz Guitar".

* 2012. Diploma of the first stage of the All-Russian competition festival "Multi-faceted guitar" Nomination "Jazz Guitar". Participants of the Moscow Music Festival "Festos" Nomination "Classical Instrumental Music».