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Naomi Sullivan joins the tutor team

(January 09, 2010)
We are delighted to announce that Naomi Sullivan will join the tutor team for the Nottingham Sax Weekend.  Naomi is head of saxophone at the Birmingham Conservatoire and a very experienced solo and ensemble player, so is a great addition to the team.
 
The tutors are Alistair Parnell (course director), Sarah Markham, James Rae, Julia Mills, Naomi Sullivan and Nicola Pennill.  Naomi replaces Tony Davis who is no longer able to participate.
 

Naomi Sullivan
 
Naomi Sullivan
 
Naomi Sullivan studied at Chetham’s School, the Royal College of Music and Northwestern University. She has won numerous awards and prizes in the UK, Europe, and the USA- including with the Countess of Munster Trust, which supported her postgraduate studies in Chicago, and with whom she was a regular performer on the Trust’s recital scheme.

 

She is currently performing with Kyle Horch in the Flotilla chamber group. Their debut CD is available through Big Shed Music. Naomi is a member of the Paragon Saxophone Quartet, with whom she has appeared on three CD recordings, Tuning In, Les Quatuors and Byrdland. She is also a member of Zephirus, which won the chamber music section at the Royal Over-Seas League competition in 2007. Future projects include a newly formed quartet focusing on commissioning and performing new music for saxophones. The group will be performing Facing Death as part of Birmingham Conservatoire's festival of the music of Andriessen. Other chamber and orchestral playing has included engagements with BCMG, Halle Orchestra, and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Naomi is Head of Saxophone at Birmingham Conservatoire.

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