Rimma Bolshakova (Novosibirsk, Russia)

Special Music High School


BOLSHAKOVA RIMMA ALEKSEEVNA was born in 1970 in Tomsk in a family of musicians. She studied at the School of Music (teacher Ivanova R.A.), then at the Music School (teacher Fefelova E.A.). During her studies in Tomsk, she performed as a soloist at various concert venues in the city, several times played with the Tomsk Symphony Orchestra (conductors K. Tsarev, D. Kutsenko, I. Lapinsh).

In 1989 she entered the Novosibirsk State Conservatory named after M.I. Glinka (Department of Special Piano, class of Prof. D.L. Shevchuk), then took an assistant internship. During the years of study at the Conservatory, she became a laureate of several All-Russian and International competitions, performed as a soloist with the Novosibirsk Symphony Academic Orchestra (conductors A. Katz, M. Abramov).

Since 1995 pedagogical and accompanist work begins at the Novosibirsk Special Music School (director A.T. Marchenko). In the class of R.A. Bolshakova, children aged from 5 to 20 years old study. All are laureates of various International, All-Russian, Regional competitions, nominal scholarships, participants in numerous master classes.

In 2015, a methodical repertoire collection of children’s ensembles “We play, we sing, we draw” is published. He was awarded the laureate title at the All-Russian Conference and is successfully used in work with children 5-7 years old.

Since 2020 R.A. Bolshakova is the head of the piano department of the NSMSh. In addition to pedagogical work, performing activity also plays an important role – solo performances and as part of duets, trios.

Over the years, she was awarded numerous certificates and gratitude for highly professional work and pedagogical skills, for the preparation of laureates of various competitions from the Governor of the Novosibirsk region, the administration of the NSMSh, the Ministry of Culture of the Novosibirsk region, in 2020 she received a commendation from the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.