Nikita Naymushin

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Alto Sax, Clarinet, ABRSM Exam Prep, Saxophone, Flute, Tenor Sax, Recorder, Audition Prep, College Audition Prep, Music Theory
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About

ABRSM Exam Prep Teacher of the Year 2022

A contemporary musician, tutor and performing artist from Toronto, Canada. I play saxophone, flute, clarinet and basson. In 2013 I graduated with honors from Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory specializing in saxophone and bassoon (Master`s degree). I have won many awards in International competitions and have also received awards from the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. I have an extensive track record playing in orchestras and ensembles across the world. I am actively engaged in sessions, studio and concert work. My teaching experience amounts to 15 years.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Private Music Teacher                                                                       Sep 2008 - Present

Self-employed     

 

Saxophone player                                                                              Sep 2019 - Jun 2019

Brooklyn Wind Symphony • Brooklyn 

 

Saxophone player                                                                              Sep 2018 - May 2019

Manhattan Wind Ensemble • New York City 

 

Saxophone teacher                                                                          Sep 2013 - May 2015

Forte music school • Moscow

 

Saxophone Player                                                                           Aug 2013 - Aug 2014

State Wind Orchestra of Russia • Moscow

 

Alto Saxophone Player                                                                   Jan 2011 - May 2013

Nizhny Novgorod State Circus Orchestra • Nizhny Novgorod

 

Saxophone Teacher                                                                        Sep 2010 - May 2013

Virtuosy music school • Nizhny Novgorod      

 

Tenor Saxophone Player                                                                Sep 2007 - May 2013

Nizhniy Novgorod Gubernsky Orchestra • Nizhny Novgorod 

Customized approach to classes allows me to pick out and develop strong points of yours, regardless of age and musical skills.

What can I teach you?

- PLAY AND UNDERSTAND VARIOUS MUSICAL STYLES

Musical styles varying from jazz to rock as requested

- MUSICAL NOTATION

Basic musical concepts and terms, reading and understanding music sheets

- MUSIC EXAMS PREPARATION

Band auditions, ABRSM, NYSSMA and more

- PLAYING BY NOTE

Keep music count, maintain correct note value and pause during the play; independently learn new pieces from sheet music rather than just by ear

IMPROVISE IN VARIOUS STYLES

Mix your own personality into every musical piece you play and create your own playing style

- TRAIN MUSICAL EAR AND RHYTHM

Pick out musical tunes by ear, acquire more informed perception of a musical piece

- PROPER BREATHING, BODY AND HANDS POSTURE, LIPS AND TONGUE POSITION

The concept of abdominal breathing and appropriate body posture including arms, back, head and fingers, coupled with lips and tongue positions

- MICROPHONE-ASSISTED PERFORMANCE

Manage the sound with a microphone, properly use sound equipment for your performance

- FEEL THE MUSIC MOOD AND CONVEY YOUR EMOTIONS TO THE AUDIENCE

AWARDS AND HONOURS - Second Award for Solo Performance (2007) “21st Century Art” International Contest in Kiev, Ukraine. - Second Award in the All-Russian Nesterov contest (2009) All-Russian Nesterov contest in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia. - Award of the Ministry of Education of The Russian Federation (2010) Winner of The Award of The Ministry of Education of The Russian Federation for supporting talented youth. - Diploma at the First Independent International Internet Contest (2010) First Independent International Internet Contest for performers playing wind and percussion instruments in Kazan, Russia. - First award in the All-Russian “Ural fanfares” contest (2010) All-Russian “Ural fanfares” contest in Magnitogorsk, Russia. - First prize at the “Tchaikovsky’s Motherland” (2010) “Tchaikovsky’s Motherland” International Wind Music Festival, Izhevsk, Russia. - Best Performance of a work written since 1950 (2011) “22nd Haverhill Sinfonia Soloist Competition” in Haverhill, UK. - Seventh Prize at 22nd Haverhill Sinfonia Soloist Competition in Haverhill, UK (2011) “22nd Haverhill Sinfonia Soloist Competition” in Haverhill, UK.

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