There are various options to deepen the impact of Chamber Orchestra Kremlin’s visit to the campus of a college or university with an active music department. Some of them are listed in the Outreach Activities section of this site, but they could also be implemented on their own, as part of the orchestra’s concert. For example:

  • Performance of a work written by the faculty member, as described in the right column
  • The same with a student of an appropriate level, or a special competition among students can be created.
  • A faculty member or an advanced student can be a featured soloist with the orchestra
  • A university chorus can be engaged for a joint performance
  • The all-strings Chamber Orchestra Kremlin can be augmented by the winds, utilizing faculty and advanced students
In 2006 Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, jointly with the Russian State Radio “Culture” (similar to NPR) sponsored and produced International Composers Competition “Homage to Mozart” and, as the result, got to know many composers from various parts of the world.
When one of the finalists in the competition, Dr. Stephen Lias, has learned, that in October 2011 COK is scheduled to perform at the Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX, where he is professor of composition, he wrote to Misha Rachlevsky a letter, asking whether he would consider premiering his new composition at this concert.
The offer was enthusiastically accepted. And here are the results: