Mikhail Khokhlov is one of the most noticeable figures of the community of professional teachers of musically gifted children. His awards include: Honored Art Worker of
During 1980s he participated in numerous contemporary music festivals in
In 1987 Mikhail Khokhlov started his teaching career at the Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music.
Two years later Khokhlov was appointed the Principal of the
In 1990 he formed the «Gnessin Virtuosi» Chamber Orchestra, in 2001 formed the ”Piazzolla-Quintet”.
He is a promoter and artistic director of ”January Nights” Annual Festival of Arts for young musicians. Founded in 2007, it takes place at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.
Mikhail Khokhlov is also a co-promoter of ”Nutcracker” International TV Young Artists Competition which at first was based at the