On February 25, SUSU’s Jazz Orchestra conducted by a well-known musician and composer, Georgy Anokhin, won Grand Prix of the Live Sound – 2018 2nd All-Russian Festival Contest of Pop and Jazz Ensembles in Yekaterinburg.
The Orchestra performed famous jazz compositions in a composer’s original arrangement of Georgy Anokhin, and his own compositions.
The team of experts included musicians, composers and frontmen of jazz bands from Yekaterinburg and Moscow, who are acknowledged as authorities in the sphere of Russian pop and jazz performance. “The Orchestra of SUSU is filled with a distinct energy; it is a powerful and versatile jazz orchestra conducted by Georgy Anokhin,” unanimously noted the jury. Our university’s team won over hearts of the audience, the jury, and finally won the Grand Prix.