Biography

Biography
Dombra player. Honoured Artist of Kazakhstan. Professor at Kurmangazy Almaty State Conservatory

Биография

Karabalina Bakhyt

(1939-1991)


Dombra player. Honoured Artist of Kazakhstan. Professor at Kurmangazy Almaty State Conservatory. Born in Guryev Region. In 1965 graduated from the Department of Folk Instruments at Kurmangazy Almaty State Conservatory (under A.Zhubanov and L.Mukhitov). From 1960 dombra soloist at Kurmangazy Kazakh State Academic Folk Instrument Orchestra. Together with the orchestra she has travelled many countries, showing to the world the beauty of Kazakh dombra music. The performer of kiuis by Kazakh people’s composers: Kurmangazy, Seitek, Dauletkerei, Mamen, Kazangap. Special feeling and depth distinguish the kiuis performed by Bakhyt Karabalina. Her repertoire also includes the works by Kazakh and foreign composers.