The 4th International Children's Jazz Festival-Competition "Pacific Fusion" opened at ILS on April 25 at 2p.m.
"This year we have more participants than ever before, and all of them hope to show their talent and skill is musical competition," says ILS Principal Olga Shevchenko. "We are very pleased that each year the number of young jazz enthusiasts increases."
The judges' panel for "Pacific Fusion 2018" is led by Honored Russian Artist, Artistic Director and Head Conductor of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra Anatoly Smirnov.
"It is amazing and wonderful to hear jazz performed by school students," comments Anatoly Smirnov. "It was very difficult to choose the best musicians, and I am certain that by next year, their performance skills will be even stronger."
The three-day event at ILS includes young musicians from Vladivostok, Ussuriisk, Artem, Bolshoi Kamen, Lesozavodsk, Zeya and Yuktal, for a total of about 400 participants from music schools and studios at "Pacific Fusion".