The orchestra of Russian folk instruments of the Almaty College of music has existed for many years. The orchestra consists of students of accordion, accordionists and guitarists, to further study the Russian folk instruments – domra and balalaika. In accordance with the requirements of modern times the best graduates of Russian national offices acquire the skills, necessary for further practical work as leader of the orchestra of folk instruments. The band room – the most important of the disciplines. It helps the student to experience the vivid emotional experience, feel the joy from communication with music, to get acquainted with new repertoire, to develop the skills of team play, to demonstrate their abilities as a conductor. Gifted students use the orchestra as a base to test their instrumentation. Best instrumentation, withstood the test of time, remain in the orchestra's repertoire and sound in concerts, and on the Final examination.
Exactly 43 year (with 1967 for the year 2010) orchestra leader was Anatoly Kanunnikov – a talented teacher, great organizer, people, devoted to his profession and dedicated to her his life. The orchestra under his direction were distinguished by high artistic taste, and the execution of works – chiselled all parts of the musical fabric. In 1986 year at the national competition of orchestras, held in the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk, Russian folk orchestra AMK them. P. Tchaikovsky received the title of winner and diploma of the third degree.
A concert in the hall of Kazakhconcert at the International conference.
17.04.13 g. – after the concert in the hall of AKDPHI them. Tansykbayev held
in the framework of the commemorative events for the 75th anniversary of the College.
06.05.13.g. – after the concert for veterans on the line of the city administration in hotel “Rixos” dedicated to the Victory Day.
The concert in the lobby of AMC them. P. Tchaikovsky with the participation of students of vocal Department.
The next leader of the orchestra became Ismailov To. And. – graduate KNK n. After Kurmangazy in the class of conducting.
Yu. Shishkin during the master class.
Teachers KNK n. Kurmangazy Professor Gysin And. M., associate Professor Winter W. N., Director of music school №5 Akhmetova sh. H., Yu. Shishkin, teachers and students of the Department after the master class.
Currently, the orchestra of Russian folk instruments directs Mendeleev Aydos Yerekeshev. Under his leadership, in December 2016. the orchestra was invited to g. Astana to participate in concert at the Assembly of Peoples of Kazakhstan.
20 April 2017 accounting concert Department of "Russian folk instruments"
in the Concert hall of the Fund of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Leader of Nation
Soloist Of Zhaylybaev N. G..
After the concert. Director of AMK them. P. Tchaikovsky, B Hasanali. E.,
teachers of the Department, students, guests and College graduates of the past years.