Prof. Dusen KASSEINOV

Prof. Dusen KASSEINOV

TURKSOY Secretary General

Prof. Kaseinov who started studying at the Tattimbet High School of Music in 1961 pursued his studies at the Kurmangazy State Institute of Fine Arts between 1965 – 1970. Prof. Kaseinov who also worked as a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Kazak Radio and Television in Almaty, Kazakhstan, while he was still a student, pursued his professional career as an instructor at the Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Between  1972 – 1978, he assumed the duty of Chief Instructor at the Kurmangazy State Conservatory of Almaty.

After having worked as a member of the Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra for three years, Prof. Kaseinov returned to Kazakhstan where he assumed the function of Chair of the Department of Violin of the Kurmangazy State Conservatory of Almaty which he was the Rector of until 1997.

In 1997, Prof. Dusen Kaseinov was appointed Chairman of the Culture Committee and Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Following his appointment as Minister of Culture of Kazakhstan in 2003, Prof. Kaseinov worked as Special Duty Ambassador of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan between 2004 – 2005.

Having  pursued his professional career as Special Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan in charge of cultural and social affairs to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) between 2005 – 2008, Prof. Kaseinov also assumed executive functions within various NGOs.

In recognition of his valuable contribution to the rapprochement of cultures and international diplomatic relationsProf. Dusen Kaseinov received various awards from many countries and international organizations around the world throughout his career.  

Prof. Dusen Kaseinov has now been assuming the function of Secretary General of the International Organization of Turkic Culture since 2008.

 

1961 - 1965

Tattimbet Karagandy Music School, Karagandy

 

1965 - 1970

Kurmangazy State Institute of Fine Arts, Almaty

 

1966 - 1970

Violinist, the Chamber Orchestra of the Kazakh Radio and Television, Almaty

 

1970 -1972

Assistant, the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, Moscow

 

1972 - 1978

Head of Department, Kurmangazy State University of Almaty

 

1978 - 1981

Violinist, Philharmonic Orchestra of Mexico, Mexico

 

1981-1987

Chair of the Violine Department, Associate Professor, Kurmangazy State University of Almaty

 

1987 -1997

Rector, Kurmangazy State Conservatory of Almaty

 

1997 – 2001

Chairman of the Committee of Culture - Ministry of Culture, Information and Social Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 

 

2001 - 2002

Deputy Minister of Culture - Ministry of Culture,

Information and Social Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 

2002 - 2003

Chairman - "Degdar” Social Foundation

 

2003 - 2004

Minister - Ministry of Culture, Information and Social Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 

2004 - 2008

Ambassador-at-large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 

Secretary General, Kazakh National Commison of UNESCO and ISESCO

 

Special Envoy, Republic of Kazakhstan to the CIS for Cultural and Social Affairs

 

2008 - …

Secretary General – International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY)

 

 

AWARDS

 

·      Medal of Respect (2001) – Kazakhstan

·      Order of Parasat (2007) – Kazakhstan

·      Order of Friendship (2007) – Russian Federation

·      Medal of Culture (2007) - Poland

·      Order of Friendship (2012) – Kazakhstan

·      Order of Friendship (2013) – Azerbaijan

·      Medal of Mahtumkulu Firaki (2015) – Turkmenistan  

·      Distinguished Service Award (2017)  - Turkey

·      Order of Danaker (2018) - Kyrgyz Republic

 

 

* In recognition of his valuable contribution to the rapprochement of cultures and international diplomatic relations, Prof. Dusen Kaseinov also received various awards from many countries and international organizations around the world throughout his career.