The Council of Composers and Musicians of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly took part in the development and organization of the International Humanitarian Project "Musical Education - Art Without Borders". The project is being implemented by the Russian Musical Union within a grant from the President of the Russian Federation.
Nine teachers of the Higher Institute of Music of Damascus arrived in Moscow to attend a refresher course. Syrian teachers in the classes of piano, violin, viola, double bass, clarinet, academic singing, music theory, accompanist art were trained at the M. M. Ippolitova-Ivanova State Music Pedagogical Institute.
Strengthening of diplomatic and cultural ties with Syria, development of intercultural communication, exchange of musical and educational experience are the project’s goals.
Two weeks - from 5 to 19 September Syrian teachers studied in Russia. The training ended with an international scientific and practical conference and a joint concert of Russian and Syrian musicians, which took place on September 17 in the Great Hall of the M. M. Ippolitova-Ivanova State Music Pedagogical Institute.