Nataliya Sukhina, piano

Nataliya Sukhina is sought-after pianist with extensive and diverse repertoire, which is a product of numerous years of collaborative experience with various instrumentalists and vocalists. She performs regularly as a soloist on piano/fortepiano, and as a continuo player on harpsichord.  She particularly enjoys promoting music of the modern era as a member of the New Music ensemble NOVA, 2009-2012.

Ms 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). She had the honor to participate in international cultural exchange programs with Aruba Department of Cultural Affairs (2010), and Chinese Music Institute of Peking University (2013). Often Nataliya appears as a staff pianist for international festivals and competitions, such as Bradetich International Double Bass Solo Competition (2010), 40th International Trombone Festival in Nashville, TN (2011), 44th International Horn Symposium in Denton, TX (2012), to name a few.

Nataliya Sukhina works as full-time collaborative pianist for Texas Tech University School of Music since 2012. In addition to her work with the Hot Springs Music Festival, she also participate in the String Academy in Lake City, CO.

During her free time Nataliya Sukhina very much enjoys her newly found passion – folk dancing, which includes but not limited to contra, Scottish Country, Border Morris, Irish Set, and English Country styles.

Audition requirements:

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?

Any additional comments:

Email your responses to: festival@hotmusic.org

Audition music:

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.