Nataliya Sukhina is a highly sought-after pianist with an extensive and diverse repertoire and numerous years of collaborative experience with vocalists and instrumentalists. She is proficient in several other keyboard family instruments, including fortepiano, harpsichord, and organ, and finds herself equally at home with early, classical, and contemporary music repertoire.
Dr. Sukhina can be heard on several CDs – Facets 3: New American Music for Trumpet with John Holt and Sophia Grech (2009), 7 Vignettes for 7 Choreographers by Claudia H. Queen (2011), and Shades of Light with Lisa Garner (2014). Critics have described her as “a sensitive musician” who “provides strong, capable support” (Fanfare), and noted that “her contribution is balanced perfectly” (American Record Guide).
A prize-winner of international piano competitions in Ukraine, Russia, France and the United States, including 3rd prize at the Fourth International Horowitz Competition, Nataliya Sukhina has performed as a soloist with Kiev State Philharmonic Orchestra and National Academic Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, and Nikolaev Philharmonic Orchestra.
She has appeared in chamber series in Lake City Arts, Lewisville Lake, Amarillo, Chautauqua Institute, and St. Andrew’s Church, and was invited as a guest artist by such festivals and competitions as MTNA, NATS, NASA conference, Kiev Summer Music Festival, International Trombone Festival, International Horn Symposium, Texas Flute Society Festival, International Society of Bassists Convention, Bradetich International Double Bass Solo Competition, Dallas Contemporary Music Festival, International Alliance of Woman in Music, etc.
Dr. Sukhina has been honored to participate in international cultural exchange programs with Aruba Department of Cultural Affairs (2010) and Chinese Music Institute of Peking University (2013).
Nataliya Sukhina is currently an Assistant Professor of Practice in Collaborative Piano at Texas Tech University.
1. List schools you have attended and degrees you have received
2. Chamber music and orchestral experience
3. Please, list solo repertoire studied/played during past three years
4. Please, list chamber music works you have recently studied and/or performed
Do you have any experience as an orchestral player?
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Two solo pieces of contrasting styles and periods.
1-2 movements of a chamber music works.
Total duration should not exceed 30 minutes. Selections should represent both a range of musical styles and the applicant’s technical level.