Opening of the Interregional Inclusive Music Festival "Solar Music"
Alexander Gribanov (presenter) and Tatiana Orekhova (head of the organizing committee)

From October 1 to October 4, 2021, the Interregional Inclusive Music Festival "Solar Music" was held in Rostov-on-Don. The festival was attended by participants from Moscow, Rostov-on-Don, Yeisk, Pyatigorsk, Azov, Taganrog and Sochi. With the support of the Rostov State Conservatory named after S.V. Rachmaninov held a round table, where representatives of public organizations involved in supporting children with developmental disabilities, students and teachers made reports on the peculiarities of the education of children with disabilities, and also for guests from Moscow Rostovites organized a walk along the Don on a motor ship. We express our sincere gratitude to our partners and all those who helped in the festival!

Sergey Bilanov, Tatiana Orekhova, Tatiana Stepanova, Anna Glebova

The day before the start of the festival, Tatyana Orekhova (head of the organizing committee) and Tatyana Stepanova (director of a separate subdivision of the I am! Charity foundation in Rostov-on-Don) took part in the early bird program on the FM on Don radio station, and The next day, the DON24 channel aired the Good Morning program with Tatyana and Maria Orekhovs - the topic of discussion was the upcoming festival and music lessons with special children.

On the first day of the festival, more than

three hundred people - participants, spectators and guests, the press. The body percussion ensemble "Shi Ko", the noise ensemble "Shum and Gam", the ensemble of folk instruments "Mischievous rattles", the choir of mothers "Otvyaznye kokoshniki" and the Inclusive Orchestra "Solnechnye Notes" performed.

On the second day of the festival, the participants performed solo numbers. Instrumental performance, folk dances and vocal numbers. The second day of the festival ended with a walk around the city in sunny and warm weather.

The third day of the festival was devoted to master classes.

  • Choral singing master class. Steshakova Larisa Vladimirovna - head of the "Khor Mam" project of a separate subdivision of the "I am!" in Rostov-on-Don.

  • Piano master class. Orekhova Tatyana Nikolaevna and Ivanova Oksana Ivanovna - teachers of the Inclusive Orchestra "Solnechnye Notki"

  • Master class on percussion instruments. Stepanov Oleg Vadimovich - teacher of the Inclusive Orchestra "Solnechnye Notki"

  • Workshop on wind instruments (recorder, clarinet, saxophone). Sokolov Nikita Borisovich and Sokolov Vladislav Borisovich - teachers of the Inclusive Orchestra "Solnechnye Notki".

At the end of the event, the Solnechnye Notki Orchestra performed several compositions from its repertoire.

The third day of the "Solar Music" festival ended with a boat trip along the Don, which was organized by Nadezhda Litvinenko, a partner of the festival and the head of the Rostov regional public organization of families with people with Down syndrome.

On October 4, the Interregional Inclusive Music Festival "Solar Music" solemnly ended with a gala concert and rewarding of the participants.

We express our gratitude to the participants of the festival, partners, volunteers and guests! We are waiting for you at the next Festival!

The project is being implemented using a grant from the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society provided by the Presidential Grants Foundation.