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Soundwave Music publishes educational resources and contemporary art music from a global community of distinguished composers. All scores are meticulously edited with an emphasis on quality. Sheet music available in print or digital formats.

Featured Composers

      Eugenia Goldman, DMA, Founder. Eugenia Goldman was born in Moldova where she began her musical studies at the age of five on the piano. Two years later she was accepted to the Specialized Music Boarding School on the violin and, upon graduation, entered the Moldavian State Conservatory where she studied violin performance with Gheorghe Neaga. She began her performing career with Moldavian State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and traveled extensively on concert tours throughout Europe and South America. After immigrating to the USA, she continued to perform as a solo, chamber and orchestra musician on Long Island, NY, and later in NJ, while pursuing her deep interest in teaching music and earning a Doctorate in Music Education from Boston University. Presently, she performs with several professional groups, teaches strings at Montgomery Township Schools in NJ and frequently appears as a presenter, adjudicator and conductor at conferences, symposiums and competitions. Dr. Goldman is also an author of innovative educational materials, as well as compositions and arrangements for strings. 

      Vladimir Beleaev (b.1955) is a prominent Moldavian composer of symphonic, chamber, vocal and stage music. A graduate of Music Academy of "Gavriil Musicescu" (Chisinau, Moldova) in Musicology (1981) and Composition (1992), he became the Laureate of Sacred Composition Contest dedicated to the 50th anniversary of UNESCO and the UN (Chisinau, Moldova, 1995) and won the First Prize at the competition held by Union of Composers and Musicologists of Moldova (UCMM) in 1995 and 1997-2001 for his chamber works. Vladimir Beleaev’s works have been performed in many countries on both sides of the Atlantic and featured on the programs of international festivals of contemporary music, such as: "New Music Days" (Chisinau, Moldova); New International Music Week (Bucharest, Romania); Archaeus International Festival of New Music (Braila, Romania); Ensems 96 Contemporary Musical Concert Festival (Valencia, Palau de la Musica, Spain); Music of the21st century "Alternativa-2000" (Moscow, Russia); Festival of Romanian Music (Iasi, Romania); International Festival "Meridian, SNR-SIMC Days" (Bucharest, Romania); Two Days and Two Nights, The International Music Information Forum and Music of East European and Eurasion Countries Festivals(Odessa, Ukraine); Baroque and Avant-Garde International Festival (Zaporozhye, Ukraine); International Festival "Minskaia Vesna - 2002" (Minsk, Belarus); Musikfest der MGNM (Munich, Germany); and Associazione Musica Aperta-Bergamo, Incontri Europei Con La Musica (Italy).Vladimir Beleaev served as Executive Director of the International Music Days Festival (1993-1998, 2000-2002, 2009-2016) and Vice President of the World Music Days artistic committee (Chisinau, 1999).Throughout his artistic career, he held influential posts in Moldavian culture: Director of the UCMM Musical Fund (1994-1996); UCMM Vice President (1996-2002); Deputy Director at the National Opera and Ballet Theater (2003-2009);and most recently, President of the Union of Composers and Musicologists of Moldova (2012-2016).
     Vlad Burlea was born in 1957 in Bravicea,Moldova. In 1992, he earned Master of Arts degree in Composition at the Academy of Music in Chisinau, Moldova and continued his studies at the "Institut International de Musiq Electroacoustiqui" Bourges, France. Maestro Burlea’s creative output comprises music of various genres, such as: symphonic, vocal-symphonic, orchestral, chamber, choral, instrumental, film scores, theater music and electroacoustic compositions. Burlea previously served as director of the College of Music "Stefan Neaga ", editor-coordinator of musical TV shows at Teleradio-Moldova and secretary of Composers’ Union of Moldova. Currently he is a professor at theoretical music disciplines and composition at the Music College of Stefan Neaga (Chisinau) and a lecturer at the Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts (Chisinau, Moldova). Member of the Composers’ Union of Romania and Moldova since 1994.
     Yuri Chuguyev was born in Moscow, Russia. At the age of six, he was admied to the Gnessin School of Music where he studied under the tutelage of maestro Gasan Rzaev. He connued his musical studies with maestro Dmitry Lukianov at the Gnessin Academy of Music, from where he graduated at the age of 25. From 1985 to 1990, Maestro Chuguev appeared in concerts as a percussion soloist with various symphony orchestras in Moscow. In 1991, he became a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Malaga, while connuing to pursue his solo career and parcipang in numerous CD, radio and television recordings. He has collaborated with manyEuropean and South American orchestras and performed under the baton of such disnguished conductors as Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Dmitry Fedoseev, Vladimir Ponkin, Krzysztof Penderecki, Gorka Sierra, Alexander Rahbari, Zubin Meta, Antoni Ros Marba, García Asenso, Odón Alonso and Filippe Entremo. His performance tours took him to Germany, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Spain, Russia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, Latvia, Ukraine, Columbia, Mexico, Greece and France. Among his most notable works as a composer are Concerto for Timpani and Orchestra and oratorio Ecumenicon, a seng of biblical texts for four-part Choir, Voice, Speaker and Percussion, which won a special recognion by Vacan. The oratorio was successfully premiered at The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexico) in 2007 to high crical acclaim and capvated the audience with the ideas represenng "the ancient dream of union and harmony in a modern world." 
     Ghenadie Ciobanu is a professor at the Department of Music Theory and Composition of the Academy of Music, Theater and Fine Arts in Chisinau and taught as a visiting professor at several European universities. He has served as a president of the Union of Composers and Musicologists of Moldova (UCCM, 1990 -2012), Honorary President of UCMM (since 2012), President of the Contemporary Music Association of Moldova (since 1993). An addition, Ghenadie Ciobanu is the founder and artistic director of the International Festival "Days of New Music" in Chisinau, founder and artistic director of "Ars poetica" ensemble, as well as producer and presenter of the radio programs "New Music Studio“ and “Continuum. Musical Interferences "," The Musical Compositional Treasure” and "Public Company "Teleradio-Moldova.” He has served in capacities of Minister of Culture of Republic of Moldova from 1997-2001 and deputy to the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova from 2010 to 2014. He holds national and international awards and distinctions, including: "Steaua României Commander" (2000); National Prize of the Republic of Moldova (1998); Honorary Title Master in Art (1999); The honorary title Doctor Honoris Causa of the Gheorghe Dima Academy of Music in Cluj-Napoca (1997); The medal 150 years since the birth of Mihai Eminescu (Romania, 2000), the "Gloria Muncii" Order (Republic of Moldova, 2010); "Dimitrie Cantemir" Medal of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (2013).
Ghenadie Ciobanu was born in Edinets, Moldova, in 1957. He graduated from Gnesin Musical Pedagogical Institute in Moscow, Russia (1982)  with a degree in piano performance, and the “Gavriil Musicescu” State Conservatoire in Chisinau, Moldova (1986) with a degree in composition. Mr. Ciobanu is a prolific composer of music of various genres, including opera, symphonic works, chamber, choral, as well as theatre and movie music. His music has been performed in concerts in Europe, Asia, as well as South and North Americas. His works have been recorded and broadcast throughout Europe and the USA (by Denmark Radio, Copenhagen; Radio Romania, Radio Moscow, ORT, Teleradio Moldova, Radio Amsterdam etc.). His creative output has been summarized in articles in the new editions of the world music encyclopedias, such as Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG), 2. Ausg., and The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (Cambridge, 2001). 


     Boris Dubossarsky (1947-2017) was a prominent Moldavian Soviet composer, violin and viola performer, and string pedagogue. He received degrees in violin performance (1968) and composition (1973) from the Moldavian State Institute of Arts G. Musicescu, and studied composition with Vasily Zagorsky. As a performing artist, Dubossarsky was a member of Moldavian Radio and Television Orchestra (1964-1965), Moldavian State Philharmonic Orchestra (1965-1967), and Moldavian Radio and Television String Quartet (1967-1986). He was one of the founders of Chisinau Folk Music and Drama Jewish Theater and musical director of the ensemble Fiddlers of Moldova.Since 1986, Dubossarsky taught violin and chamber music  at the Moldavian National Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts. He became a member of the Union of Composers (1975) and received  the titles of Distinguished Artist of the MSSR (1989) and Maestru in Arte of the Republic of Moldova (2007).  Boris Dubossarsky's compositional output encompassed a range of styles and genres, including works for symphony orchestra, chamber ensemble, choir, vocal chamber music, theater, and music for children, television, and solo instruments. His compositions for violin include a violin concerto, short pieces for violin and piano, multiple chamber works, and Sonata for Violin Solo (1980). 

     Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler. Praised by critics for her "deep, soulful sound" and "powerful, enchanting renditions," Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler toured three continents as a soloist, chamber musician, and artist-teacher, balancing performing and teaching careers with equal success. She is a member of the violin faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music, following her 15-year tenure as violin professor at DePaul University School of Music in Chicago.  A recipient of several competition awards, including the Special Prize at the Rodolfo Lipizer International Competition, 1st Prize at the Northwestern Competition, and 1st Prize at Thaviu-Isaak Competition, Kaler performed on some of the world’s most legendary concert stages, including Carnegie Hall and Weill Recital Hall of New York, Moscow Conservatory Great Hall, The Royal Albert Hall of London, and The Berlin Philharmonie Hall, to name a few.  Kaler is highly sought after as an artist-teacher. She has presented masterclasses at the Eastman School of Music, Northwestern University, Michigan State University, Texas State University, Texas Christian University, CIM, and St Andrews University, as well as performed and taught at music festivals internationally. She is the author of violin technique books - Scale System for Reluctant Scale Enthusiasts and An Effective Method for Teaching and Studying Violin Technique - which have been adopted into pedagogy curricula and added to library materials at major conservatories in the United States and Europe. Kaler holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Northwestern University Bienen School of Music in Chicago, as well as degrees from the New England Conservatory of Boston and the Moscow State Conservatory in Russia. 

      David J. Gordon is a composer of band, choral, orchestral and chamber music. Recent performances and commissions have come from baritone Robert Violette, Montgomery High School (Skillman, NJ), Auten Road School (Hillsborough, NJ), St. Mary's University (Winona, MN), Lake Hiawatha School (Parsippany, NJ), and tubist Yutaka Kono. David has composed a wide variety of music, from works for beginning band through those for college-level and professional performers. A teacher for over ten yeas, he especially enjoys crafting music that is appealing and appropriate for young musicians. Born in Brooklyn, New York, David received his B.A. cum laude in music from Yale University and his Master's in composition from the University of Texas at Austin where he studied with Donald Grantham and Dan Welcher. He has also attended the Aspen Music Festival, the American Conservatory of Fontainebleau and the Hartt Conductors' Institute. He lives in central New Jersey with his wife and two children and teaches music at Montgomery Middle School.

    Boris Kipnis. A native of Moldova, Boris Kipnis began his violin studies at the age of 7 in Chișinău. Upon entering Gorky Conservatory of Music in Russia he studied violin performance with Professor Semion Yaroshevich and chamber music with Professor Sofia Propichan. Prior to coming to New Zealand in 1997, Boris was a member of many orchestras around the world including the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Moldova, Raanana Symphonette Orchestra, and Tel-Aviv Symphony Orchestra. In New Zealand, Boris played with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra,  Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. As a violin teacher, Boris has prepared students for Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Australia, New York University, USA, and Leopold Mozart Centre in Augsburg, Germany. His students won major prizes in sveral violin competitions, such as  SAPACS, WAPACS,  Kendall National Competition, Australia (2009) and the ASEAN Concerto Competition (2013).The chamber groups he coached were among the winners and finalists of regional and national contests in Auckland, NZ. 

     Snejana Pislari (b. 1972) is a prolific Moldavian composer of chamber, vocal and symphonic music that has been performed in Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East and the USA. Her music has been frequently featured at international festivals of contemporary music (Romania, 2013,2014; Russia, 2015; Belorussia, 2017) and cultural events in Moldova. Dr. Pislari earned advanced degrees in theory and composition from the Academy of Music, Theater and Visual Arts of Moldova and Moldavian University of Arts and won several competitions held by the Union of Composers and Musicologists of Moldova (UCMM). She has been a member of the UCMM since 1999 and a member of the International Association of Contemporary Music since 2002. A theory and composition faculty member of Academy of Music, Theater and Visual Arts of Moldova and St. Neaga Music College, Dr. Pislari published over 40 academic articles, authored several television cultural programs, organized concert series as part of „New Music Days” international festival (2008-2016) and gave master classes in Moldova, Russia and Bulgaria. 

     Oleg Pokhanovski is a critically acclaimed virtuoso violinist, pianist, and music educator currently holding the position of Professor of Violin at the University of Manitoba’s Desautels Faculty of Music. As a violin and piano soloist, he has performed over 2000 concerts across the globe in symphonic, recital and chamber music concerts, including appearances with the Moscow Philharmonic, Moscow Virtuosi, The Hague Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Montréal Symphony and Winnipeg Symphony orchestras. Oleg Pokhanovski is a top prizewinner of eight prestigious international violin Competitions, including the Paganini in Genova, Sarasate in Pamplona and CIEM in Geneva, among others. The First Prize Winner of the 1990 Scheveningen International Violin Competition in Netherlands, he twice received the prestigious Canada Council National Career Development Grant, and multiple Conceil des Arts du Quebec and Manitoba Arts Council Grants. Dr. Pokhanovski began his career as a violinist at the age of 6, giving his first performance with the Kuybyshev Symphony in Russia. At 10, he was accepted into the Special Music School for Gifted Children in Moscow and later studied at the Moscow State Conservatory with professor Valery Klimov. Invited to move to the United States, he received full scholarships at The Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music studying with Dorothy DeLay, Pinchas Zukerman and Ani Kavafian, and took part in the “Solisti dal Mondo” program at the St. Louis Conservatory under violin professor Taras Gabora. He received a doctorate degree at the Université de Montreal in violin performance, with a focus on Paganini. Dr. Pokhanovski is in high demand as a pedagogue and previously held a professorial position at the Lake State Superior University in Michigan. Dr. Pokhanovski has recorded several CDs including The Mirror Image and La Valse, and in live performances on Youtube. Other CDs he has recorded include solo violin works, and the complete works for violin and piano by Sophia C. Eckhardt-Gramatté in collaboration with pianist Megumi Masaki. The Mirror Image and La Valse are comprised of his transcriptions for violin and piano, of which he continues to give concerts regularly including performances as part of his concert series “Oleg and Friends” and at recitals with international prize winning pianist Scott Meek.

     Dmitry Yavtuhovich is a Belarusian-American composer of classical and popular music. He was born in Gomel, Belarus, to a family of musicians and received music theory and composition degrees from Gomel Music College (1982) and the Belarusian State Conservatory (1990, composition class of Prof. D. B. Smolsky). He began his career as a pianist and arranger for Belarusian State Ensemble Pesnyary. After moving to the US in 1992, he established himself as a composer of multiple works for string instruments, violin concerti, piano pieces, choral and orchestral works, chamber ensemble pieces, songs and jazz music. His compositions have been performed in many countries and have become standard repertoire for critically acclaimed soloists, professional orchestras and educational institutions alike.