Victor Yuzefovich
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Victor Yuzefovich

1960 Undergraduate degree in Music Performance, Music Pedagogy and Musicology. Honors Diploma. The State Gnessin Music Academy. Moscow, Russia
1964 Undergraduate degree in History of the Theater, Music and Theater Criticism. The State Theater Institute. Moscow, Russia
1972 PhD in Musicology, Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory

1957-72 Assistant to the Principal, Viola section and Member of the Artistic Board, The Central Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra of the USSR, Moscow
1972-91 Chief, Performing Arts and Music Education section, “Soviet Music”, the leading journal of classical music in the former USSR, Moscow
1991-92 Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
1992-94 Consultant, Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
1994-96 Visiting Researcher, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
1994-Present Music Instructor (Chamber Music, Russian Music History), Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, Maryland
2003-2004 Professor (Violin, Viola, Chamber Music), Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia


1990 Grant, George Soros International Foundation “Open Society”
1991-92 Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
1996 “Symphony” Foundation, Washington, D.C.
2003 Alice Monti Research Fellowship, Boston, MA.
2014 Book of the Year - Russian National Newspaper “Music Review” (Muzykalnoe Obozrenie) Award (For
2016 Russian National Newspaper “Music Review” (Muzykalnoe Obozrenie) Award
2020 Grant, Oleg Prokofiev Trust, London

Hector Berlioz and His Symphony “Harold in Italy”. Moscow: “Muzyka”, 1972 (In Russian)
Vadim Borissowsky as the Founder of the School of Viola Playing. Moscow: “Sovetsky Compositor”, 1977 (In Russian); The 2nd Edition – in Preparation
David Oistrakh.
Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags Anstalt, 1977 (In German)
Moscow: “Sovetsky Compositor”, 1978; The 2nd Edition – 1985;. The 3rd Edition – Agraf”, 2008; The 4-th edition – “Novikoff”. St..Petersburg, 2017 (In Russisan)
London: “Cassel”, 1979 (In English)
Budapest: “Gondolat”, 1980 (In Hungarian)
Sofia: “Musica”, 1984 (In Bulgarian)

The History of the Harp. Co-authored with professor Vera Dulova. Moscow: “Composer”, 1978 (In Russian)
Aram Khachaturian.
New York: “Sphinx Press, Inc.”, 1985 (In English)
Tokyo, 1987 (In Japanese)
Moscow: “Composer”, 1990 (In Russian)
Tehran: “Agah”, 2004 (In Persian)
Serge Koussevitzky. Russian Years. Moscow : “The Languages of the Russian Culture”, 2004 (In Russian).
Serge Koussevitzky. (“In Paris”) Moscow, 2014 (In Russian)
Serge Koussevitzky (“At the Helm of The Boston Symphony”). In Preparation.
Serge Prokofiev and Serge Koussevitzky. 1910-1953. Letters and Commentaries. Moscow, 2011 (In Russian)
Scriabin, Struve and Koussevitzky. Letters and Commentaries. Moscow, 2015 (In Russian)
Tzar David. The Book-Album. “Osobaya Kniga”, Moscow, 2017


Over 650 articles to the most prestigious music and theater journals in Russia, USA, Great Britain, Germany, France, Norway, Finland, Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Japan.
Over 65 articles to widely respected Russian Encyclopedias

Screen Script to six-serial TV-film David Oistrakh, produced and shown by the Central TV of he USSR, Moscow, 1989

The David Oistrakh and Aram Khachaturian books were shown a the International Book Fairs in Frankfurt, Germany (1977, 1979) and Moscow (1978, 1980), and David Oistrakh book at the special Exhibition in Colmar, France (1989)

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