The Cadet Band of the Military Institute (of Military Conductors) of the Military University under the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
Colonel Mikhail Trunov, Head of the Band, Full Professor, Honored Artist of Russia.
Captain Maxim Kharkov, Conductor.
The Institute is a unique military education institution that provides higher musical education to military band conductors in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and foreign countries. Its teaching traditions date back to 1935, when a military faculty was established on the basis of the Orchestra Department of the Moscow State Conservatory.
The Cadet Band of the Military Institute (of Military Conductors) of the Military University under the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation participates in international competitions and festivals. It is often invited to perform on radio and TV. Many graduates of the Institute have won international and Russian competitions, and groups headed by them give concerts in Russia and abroad. The academic and teaching staff of the Military Institute consists of seasoned experts who have been awarded honorary degrees.