Eduard Fertelmeister Russia
He is the Chairman of the SAC in the Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Kazan conservatories; regularly participates in the work of the jury of All-Russian competitions.
In February 2018, he was appointed President of the Glinka Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory.
Eduard Borisovich Fertelmeister is a professor of the Department of Choral Conducting at the NNGC, an academician of the Russian Academy of Humanities, a holder of the "Order of Friendship", a holder of the M. I. Glinka Medal "For Outstanding Contribution to the Development of the Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory"; he was awarded the titles "People's Artist of the Russian Federation", "Honored Artist of the Russian Federation", "Honorary Citizen of Nizhny Novgorod". In 2016, E. B. Fertelmeister was awarded the gold medal and Diploma (Diploma di Merito) of the European Chamber of Science and Industry (Belgium) for outstanding achievements in the field of education, science and culture. In 2017 By the decree of the Head of the Russian Imperial House, Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna, E. B. Fertelmeister was thanked "For exemplary service to the Fatherland, highly useful works in the field of development and strengthening of education, science, creativity and culture", and also awarded the Imperial Order of St. Anna, 3rd degree.