Authors’ Council

Authors’ Council is the top management body of the Russian Authors’ Society. The key aspect of Society’s work – the amount and order of royalty payment – depends solely on the decisions of the Authors’ Council. The Council deals with the most sufficient issues of the Society internal activity – it approves the annual budget, creates the branches and special funds. This body is headed by the President of the Authors’ Council. He represents RAO in governmental and public organisations including foreign ones.

Igor Butman

President of the Authors’ Council, composer, saxophonist, People’s Artist of Russia

Anatoly Kroll

Vice-President of the Authors’ Council, conductor, composer, pianist, People’s Artist of Russia


Anastas Mikoyan
(Stas Namin)

Vice-President of the Authors’ Council, composer, producer, director


Ilya Reznik

Vice-President of the Authors’ Council, poet-lyricist, People’s Artist of Russia, Honorary member of Russian Academy of Arts


Alexey Rybnikov

Vice-President of the Authors’ Council, composer, People’s Artist of Russia, winner of the State Prize of Russia

Alexander Tchaikovsky

Vice-President of the Authors’ Council, composer, pianist, educator, People’s Artist of Russia


Ara Babadzhanyan

Singer, actor, President of the Arno Babadzhanyan Memory Foundation

Alexander Blinov

Rightholder, General Director of ZAO “SBA Music Publishing”


Alexander Bochkov

General Director of “Sojuz Studio” Ltd.

Oleg Volando

Composer

Alexander Vulykh

Poet


Nikita Vysotsky

Screenwriter, director, actor

Dmitry Darin (Kovaljov)

Poet, writer


Vyacheslav Dobrynin

Singer, composer, People’s Artist of Russia


Victor Drobysh

Composer, producer, Honored Artist of Russia

Victor Yekimovsky

Composer, Chairman of the Contemporary Music Association


Vsevolod Zaderatsky

Honored Worker of Arts of Russia, editor-in-chief of “PianoForum” Magazine


Evgeny Kobylyansky

Producer, composer, arranger, sound-director

Dmitry Konnov

General Director of “Universal Music Russia” Ltd.

Victoria Konchakova

General Director of “United Music Group” JSC

Daniil Kramer

Pianist, composer, producer, People’s Artist of Russia

Evgeny Krylatov

Composer, People’s Artist of Russia, winner of the State Prize of the USSR

Boris Lyubimov

Theatrologist, Honoured Worker of Arts of the RSFSR, Rector of the Higher Theatre School named after M.S.Schepkin

Dmitry Mayko

General Director of “National Music Publishing” Ltd.

Vladimir Matetsky

Composer, producer, radio host

Victor Pleshak

Composer, Honoured Worker of Arts of Russia


Vladimir Presnyakov

Composer, performer, Honored Worker of Arts of Russia

Alexander Sokolov

Honored Worker of Arts of Russia, Rector of the “Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory”

Andrey Chesnov

General Director of “Mazay Communications” Ltd.


Vladimir Shurochkin

Composer, producer, singer