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General Director

Catherine Doulova

Doctor of Art Studies, Professor

 

 

Catherine Doulova was born in Minsk. She graduated from the Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory and then completed her postgraduate studies there. She worked as a teacher, senior lecturer of the Lunacharsky Belarusian State Conservatory, associate professor of the music theory department, senior research associate of the Belarusian State Academy of Music, associate professor, professor, head of the music theory department, vice-rector for scientific work of the academy.

For 11 years she served as rector of the Belarusian State Academy of Music. Catherine Doulova ensured the academy's membership and participation in the work of six international organizations. In 2016-2019 she represented the Republic of Belarus as a member of the Public Council for Cooperation in the Field of Music and Education in the Field of Art and Culture of the Member States of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

In 2016-2019 she was a member of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the 6th convocation from City of Minsk, deputy chairperson of the Standing Committee of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on Education, Science, Culture and Social Development.

Catherine performs the duties of the Chairperson of the Council of the Special Fund of President of Belarus on Supporting Talented Youth (since 2014); Chairperson of the Council of Experts  № 27 of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Belarus on Art and Culturology (since 2011); member of the Presidium of the Committee for State Awards of the Republic of Belarus (since 08/16/2019); member of the Presidium of the Republican Council of Rectors of Higher Education Institutes; member of the Public Council under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus (since 2017). She is a member of the Constitutional Commission.

Her honours and distinctions include: Recognition Certificate of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus (2007), Recognition Certificate of the Ministry of Education of the Republic Belarus, Certificate of Honour of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (2009), Jubilee Medal Badge in honour of the 80th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences (2011), Certificate of Honour of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus (2012, 2020), Gratitude of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Belarus (2014, 2015, 2016), badge of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus, Gratitude of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus (2017), Certificate of Honour of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, commemorative sign "Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus. 85 years" (2018), Certificate of Honour of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus (2019), badge of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus "Excellence in Education"(2020). In 2013 she was awarded with the title “Honoured Rector of the National Music Academy of Ukraine”.

In 2012 she was awarded the Gratitude of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko for many years of fruitful scientific and educational activity, significant personal contribution to the development of the Belarusian musical art.

 

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