Łybin, Dmitry

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Born in 1964 in Minsk, author of works for orchestra, choir, chamber ensembles, and solo instruments. He studied musicology at the Gnesin Music Academy in Moscow (graduating in 1986) as well as composition at the Belarusian Music Academy in Minsk (graduating in 1994). He has received commissions from the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation and Friends of Warsaw Autumn Foundation (Provincial Symphony, 2006, performed in Lviv by the Leopolis Chamber Orchestra under Roman Rewakowicz), as well as the Gaude Polonia fellowship from the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2008). His music has been performed in Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, and Ukraine. Dmitry Lybin is the cofounder of the Belarusian Society for Contemporary Music (1990). Since 1991, he has served as Secretary of the BSCM, as well as president in 2001–6. In 2001–10, he lectured at the Belarusian Music Academy in Minsk.