Foundation Council

Prof. Michael Kimber (USA) – Chairman of the Council of the Murovisation Foundation
American viola virtuoso, composer, author of numerous and eminent viola works, 8 CDs with his music were published by Acte Préalable, a longtime teacher in music colleges and universities in the USA, currently associated with Coe College. His compositions have been performed all over the world for decades.

Prof. Nino Jvania (Georgia)
Georgian pianist and chamber musician specializing in contemporary music, Dean of the Instrumental Department of the Wano Sarajishvili State Conservatory of Music in Tbilisi, highly valued chamber musician and musicologist. Her latest music projects are related to 19th century French music and miniatures of the most important Georgian composer – Gyia Kancheli.

Prof. Jurij Laniuk (Ukraine)
Ukrainian cellist and composer, head of the Department of String Instruments at the Mykola Lysenko National Music Academy in Lviv, an experienced educator and animator of cultural life. His works were performed at concerts and festivals in Canada, USA, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Russia and Poland.

Prof. Donald Maurice (New Zealand)
violist, viola d’amore artist, conductor, longtime teacher associated with universities in New Zealand, author of numerous scientific publications, lecturer of master classes around the world. In addition to numerous recorded CDs, his latest appearance is in the DVD movie “Graupner. For viola d’amore & more” produced in New Zealand-Polish co-production, in which he played a leading role.

Dr Kamil Babka (Poland)
pedagogue at the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań and Mieczysław Karłowicz State School of Music in Poznań, where he teaches the viola class. A violist associated with the Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra “Amadeus”, chamber musician, lecturer of master classes in Poland.

Anna Kochnowicz-Kann (Poland)
journalist, writer and director of documentary films. Her areas of interest include primarily theater, dance and music; scriptwriter and director of the concert movie “Graupner. For viola d’amore & more“. Her films and numerous awards at international festivals represented, among others Polish Television.