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Polina Nazaykinskaya

composer 130 Winchester Ave. Apt. 28, New Haven CT 06511 (203) 821 15 96

EDUCATION CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK The Graduate Center Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition and Music Theory (2013- present) YALE UNIVERSITY, New Haven, USA Yale School of Music Artist Diploma with honors in Music Theory and Composition (2012-2013) UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, Austin, USA Butler School of Music Doctoral Program in Composition (2010-2012) YALE UNIVERSITY, New Haven, USA Yale School of Music Master of Music Degree with honors in Music Theory and Composition, (2008 – 2010) MOSCOW TCHAIKOVSKY CONSERVATORY MUSIC COLLEGE, Moscow, Russia Bachelor`s degree with honors in Violin Performance, (2004 – 2008) Teacher Certificate in violin performance and chamber music class, 2008 STATE MUSIC COLLEGE, Togliatti, Russia Violin Performance Program, (2002 – 2004) MUSIC ACADEMIC GYMNASIUM, Togliatti, Russia Certificate with honors, Violin, Flute and Piano Performance, (1994 – 2002) HONORS AND AWARDS § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § §

John Day Jackson Prize for an outstanding chamber music composition, Yale University 2013 Golden prize, “CTAM” composers competition, Moscow, Russia 2012 Stephen & Denise Adams Scholarship, Yale University, 2012 – 2013 W. Bradley-Keeler Scholarship, Yale University, 2012-2013 Composer in residence, “Music in May” festival, Santa-Cruz, CA, USA 2012 Silver prize, “CTAM” composers competition, Moscow, Russia 2011 The Robert Jeffry Womack Endowed Presidential Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin 2010-2011 The John Day Jackson Prize for an outstanding chamber music composition, Yale University 2010 Stephen & Denise Adams Scholarship, Yale University, 2008 – 2010 C. P. Richardson Scholarship, Yale University, 2008 – 2010 ASCAP Concert Music Award- Honorable mention, New York 2010 YouTube Russian Composers Competition - Viewers Appreciation Award, Moscow 2010 “Future Songs of the City” Young Composers Grant Awards - Grand Prize, New York 2010 International competition for composers named after V. Zolotarev - 2nd prize, New York 2008 "Golden Book of the Samara Region" - outstanding violinist and composer Samara, Russia 2007 National composers competition named after D. Kobalevsky - 3rd prize, Samara, Russia 2006 National chamber music competition named after D. Shostakovich - 3rd prize, Moscow, Russia 2006 National violin competition named after E. Lagovskaya - 1rst prize Samara, Russia 2003 Spivakov Foundation stipend for outstanding young musicians, Russian Federation, 1998

COLLABORATION WITH ORCHESTRAS, ENSEMBLES and CONDUCTORS: § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § §

Minnesota Orchestra, Minneapolis, MN, USA - Osmo Vanska Russian National Orchestra, Moscow, Russia - Theodor Kurentzis Metropolitan Orchestra, Minneapolis, MN, USA- William Schrickel Yale Philharmonia, New Haven, CT, USA - Farkhad Khudyev St. Olaf Philharmonia, Northfield, MN, USA- Martin Hodel Omsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Omsk, Russia- Dmitry Vasiliev Zephyrus Orchestra Project, New Haven, USA- Paolo Bortolomeolli Chamber Orchestra “Akademia”, Lviv, Ukraine- Maria Romanova “CTAM-orchestra”, Moscow, Russia- Vladislav Ivanovsky ECCE ensemble, New York, NY, USA Norfolk New Music Ensemble, Norfolk, CT, USA - Julian Pellicano Juventas New Music Ensemble, Boston, MA, USA - Lidia Yankovskaya Boston Metro Opera, Boston, MA, USA New Music New Haven ensemble, New Haven, CT, USA - Richard Henebry Youth Orchestra of Russia, Moscow, Russia - Anatoly Levin Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, Moscow, Russia - Anatoly Levin “Fandango” Quintet, Moscow, Russia- Maksim Fedorov “TROMBOTEAM!” New Haven, USA- Jennifer Griggs

DISCOGRAPHY “YouTube Composers Competition Winners”, Sony Music Russia, 2010

FESTIVALS, CONCERT SERIES: § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § § §

The New York International Fringe Festival, New York, NY 2013 “Music in May” Festival, Santa-Cruz, CA, USA, 2012 “Russian Masterpieces”, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2012 “CTAM” Composers Festival, Moscow, Russia, 2011, 2012 “Composers of the World” Festival, Ukraine, 2011 “Klassika Open Fest”, Solo Show, Togliatti, Russia, 2011 Minnesota Orchestra Composers Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2010 YouTube Russian Composers Competition, Moscow, Russia, 2010 “Juventas New Music Ensemble” Festival, Boston, USA, 2010, 2011, 2012 Highpoint Festival, Woodstock, NY, USA, 2010 Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Norfolk, CT, USA, 2009 New Music New Haven concert series, New Haven, CT, USA, 2008-2010; 2012-2013 Music Nights on the Volga River Festival, Togliatti, Russia: Annually 2005-2008 Youth Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Togliatti, Russia: Annually 2002-2008 Tour with “Euroorchestrie”, Europe and Asia 2006 Moscow Greets its Friends Festival, Moscow, Russia 2005 - 2006 Youth Orchestra of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 2002


Teaching Fellow, Yale University Department of Music

September 2012-May 2013

§Designed curriculum and taught advanced course in music theory and tonal harmony.

Teaching Assistant in Orchestration Class, University of Texas at Austin

January 2012- May 2012

§Oversaw discussion sections, exam and assignment grading Teaching Assistant in Chamber Music Class Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory

September 2004- May 2008

§Musical coaching of multiple chamber groups §Preparing ensembles for prestigious competitions §Student ensembles garnered numerous awards under my supervision and leadership.

Private instructor in music composition and theory

September 2008- current

Private instructor in violin performance

September 2004- current

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Musical Play “Patrick`s Story” Bridgeport, CT, USA Composer and conductor Musical Play “Three questions”, Ridge Road School, North Haven, CT, USA Composer and conductor Music for the “Brothers Unite” Cartoon, New Haven Public Schools, CT USA Composer and conductor Music for the Movie “Chaika”, Moscow, Russia Composer and performer Music Score for the Movie “I am going to change my name”, Moscow Russia Composer and performer “CTAM festival of new music”, Moscow Russia Co-producer and manager Youth Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Volga Region Assistant Music Director; Pedagogue; curator of chamber music concert series Rite Now Project Composer, co-producer, publicist

May 2010 December 2009 June 2009 August 2008 November 2011 September 2011 - current August 2008- current May 2013- current

SELECTED COMPOSITIONS Orchestral (symphony orchestra, string orchestra): § Winter Bells [for full orchestra]. (2009) § “Reading The Wind” for symphony orchestra (2013) § "Two Songs" for soprano and string orchestra. (2008) § "Canadian Suite" for string orchestra. (2007) §"Konzerto for A" for violin and string orchestra (2010) § "Elegy" for bayan and string orchestra (2011) Chamber ensemble: § String quartet N 1. (2005) § "Five romances" after Alexander Blok (2007) § String quartet N 2. (2008) § "Three fairy-tales" after Alexander Blok for mezzo-soprano and piano. (2009) § Real April. Underground. For six instruments and voices. (2009) § "Passacaglia Zero" for violin, viola, clarinet and piano 4 hands (2010) §"Lamentation of the bird" for clarinet and piano (2011) §"Canzonetta" for violin and piano (2012) §"Haim" for clarinet, string quartet, two pianos and narration (2012) §“A Poem of Memory” for violin, viola, cello, contrabass and piano (2013) § “Chamber Concerto” for viola, cello, clarinet, flute, horn and percussion. (2013) Solo: § 4 pieces for piano solo. (2002) § Music box for solo piano. (2006) § DSCH for violin solo. (2007) § Sonata for Violin Solo. (2009) §November preludes for piano solo (2011) §"Reflections" for solo piano (2012) Chorus: § Four chorals after Alexander Blok. (2008) § "Soloveiko" for a-capella chorus (2011) §"Absterge domine" for chorus and organ (2013) Opera: § “The Magic Mirror” (2013) Film, Theater: § “Chaika”- film score. (2008) § “Three Questions” music play for children. (2009) § “Cartoon project” score for cartoon. (2009) §“Helen Shoes”- film score. (2009) §"Patrick`s story" musical play for children (2010) §"I am going to change my name"- film score (2012)




Christopher Theofanidis Tania Leon Ezra Laderman Aaron Kernis Martin Bresnick

Kyung Yu Daniel Ching Larissa Mageramova Vladimir Ivanov

Vladimir Neymer Anatoly Levin Toshiyuki Shimada

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