Centre Members


For enquiries on the CRM, please contact:
Dr Tamsin Alexander

Lecturer in Music, 31 Laurie Grove

Dr Christina Guillaumier
Visting Supervisor

Professor Jan Plamper
Department of History RHB 289

Professor Maria Shevtsova
Department of Theatre and Performance
Laurie Grove, 11/ 6
Tel. 020 7919 7407
Staff web page

Dr Levon Hakobian
Visiting Research Fellow 2012-2014
Russian State Institute of Arts Studies, Moscow

Professor Arnold McMillin
School of Slavonic and East European Studies
University College London
Tel: 020 7862 8594

Mr John Riley
Part time lecturer and visiting tutor

Mr Dmitri Smirnov
Part time lecturer and visiting tutor
Laurie Grove, 21/ 3
Staff web page

Mr David Nice
Part time lecturer

Mr Geoffrey Norris
Part time lecturer and visiting tutor

Dr Gavin Dixon
Visiting Research Fellow
Editor, The Alfred Schnittke Collected Works Critical Edition project
E-mail:gavindixon (

Dr Ivana Medic, University of Manchester
Visiting Research Fellow
Editor, The Alfred  Schnittke Collected Works Critical Edition project

Dr Cameron Pyke, London
Visting Supervisor

Partnership Institutions :

CRM has collaborated with following research and educational institutions:

  • Centre for Contemporary Music, Moscow, Russia;
  • The Russian Music Academy, Moscow, Russia;
  • The Alfred Schnittke Academy, Hamburg, Germany;
  • The State Institute of Arts Studies, Moscow;
  • The State Schnittke Institute, Moscow;
  • The Rakhmaninov Institute, Tambov,Russia;
  • The Rutgers University, USA;
  • The Ohio State University, USA;
  • The Yale University, USA (The Prokofiev Society of America);
  • The University of California, USA;
  • The University d’Evry, France;
  • The Shostakovich Centre, Paris, France;
  • The D.D.Shostakovich Archives, Moscow, Russia;
  • The Rostropovich Archive, St Petersburg, Russia;
  • The Saratov State Conservatoire (The Schnittke Centre), Saratov, Russia;
  • The Russian State Archive for Literature and Arts (RGALI);
  • The Russian Composers Union Library and Archives;
  • The State Museum of Musical Culture Archive;
  • The University of Canterbury, New Zealand;
  • The University of Manchester;
  • The University of Edinburgh (Slavic Languages Department);
  • The SSEES, University of London;
  • The British Film Institute;
  • The Royal Musical Association;
  • The Tchaikovsky Conservatoiore, Moscow, Russia;
  • The Glinka Conservatoire, Nizhni Novgorod, Russia;
  • The Compozitor Publishers, St Petersburg, Russia;
  • The Bolshoi Opera House and Archives, Moscow, Russia;
  • The Birmingham University;
  • The TrinityLaban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London;
  • The School of Advanced Studies, Institute of Musical Research, London


Associate members

Professor David Fanning
University of Manchester

Professor Boris Berman 
School of Music, Yale University (USA)
E-mail: boris.berman@yale.ed

Professor Vladimir Tarnopolsky
Head of the Centre for Contemporary Music
Moscow Conservatoire (Russia)

Professor Anatole Leikin

University of California

Research students

Tara Wilson
Rachel Foulds
Drosostalista Moraiti
Magdalini Nikolaidou
Coady Green
Valerie Welbanks
Christine Tokatlian
Victoria Zora
Ondrej Gima

Past Students

Fiona Hearun-Javakhishvili
Kristian Hibberd
Gavin Dixon
Anzel Gerber
Tetyana Ursova-Owens
Manolis Neophytou
Cameron Pyke
Elena Nalimova
Elena Artamonova
Rebecca Turner
Anna Kounadi