Viktoras Woop - Saxophonist | Lithuania, Lithuania(no reviews)
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Born: 1993 July 8th in Vilnius, Lithuania.
2001-2009 studied in Vilniaus „Ąžuoliukas“ music school. There he studied:
• classical saxophone (studied with - Gediminas Pamakštys);
• Played lead alto saxophone at „Ąžuoliukas“ orchestra;
• classical piano, music history, conducting, solfeggio, singing in choir and etc.
2009-2012 studied in “Vilniaus Balys Dvarionas 10 year music school”. There he studied:
• Jazz and pop music saxophone (studied with - Juozas Gabartas, Olegas Molokojedovas, Vytautas Labutis, Jan Maksimovič);
• Classical/jazz piano (studie ... d with – Olegas Molokojedovas);
• Played lead tenor saxophone in “Oktava” big band.
• 2004 International Check music festival for A. Dvoržakas 100 years death anniversary competition (Vilnius, Lithuania) - diploma winner;
• 2005 Lithuanian “Skambinu, įsivaizduoju, piešiu” competition (Vilnius, Lithuania) - 3rd place; • 2006 Lithuanian J. Pakalnis reeds and percussion musicians competition (Kaunas, Lithuania) -3rd place; • 2006 International childrens music festival „Jazz Fontanas 2006“competition (Panevėžys, Lithuania) -3rd place;
• 2006 Lithuanian “Skambinu, įsivaizduoju, piešiu” competition (Vilnius, Lithuania) - 2nd place;
• 2007 Lithuanian “Vaikystė su muzika” competition (Panevėžys, Lithuania) - diploma winner;
• 2008 International competition „Olimpo Musicale“ competition (Prienai, Lithuania), prizewinner; • 2010 International competition „Don Cento Jazz“ competition (Kaliningrad, Russia), - 1st place; • 2011 International competition for young musicians „Sąskambiai“ competition (Vilnius, Lithuania), prizewinner; • 2011 Lithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaitė rated thanks For achievements in music and the glorification of Lithuania abroad („Už pasiekimus muzikoje ir Lietuvos garsinimą užsienyje“ )
Only since 2009 Viktoras started learn and play Jazz and similar music.
Viktoras Woop had played in the biggest Lithuanian events, concerts and festivals for thousands of people. Viktoras had played all kind of styles from classical music to rap.
In 2012 Fall semester started studies at “Berklee College of Music”.
In “Berklee College of Music” studied with:
• Ed Tomassi (sax )
• Shannon LeClaire (sax)
• Dino Govoni (sax)
• Lin Biviano (trumper) , (Played for: James Brown; Count Basie; Maynard Ferguson ; Ella Fitzgerald, Woody Herman; Glenn Miller; Frank Sinatra and etc.)
• John Blackwell (drums) . (Played for: Prince, Justin Timberlake, Cameo; Crystal Kay, P Diddy; Charlie Singleton ;, Patti LaBelle, Utada Hikaru and etc.)
In USA had played for:
• Blues legend Shorty Billups;
• Played as a special guest for John Blackwell;
• Played gospel music in Jubilee Christian Church;
Recording session in USA:
• Berklee College of Music recording studio (Boston);
• The Bunker Studio (Brooklyn, New York);
Musicians words about Viktoras:
“I consider Viktoras to be one of my more talented students and is very well respected among his peers. His motivation and desire for improvement is very well deserved and I feel his potential for success is very great. He has demonstrated to be a model student in all areas of music.” - Sincerely, Lin Biviano, Associate professor, Berklee College of Music
In Lithuania and Europe Viktoras is playing with biggest Lithuanian bands. (“Sel” , “G&G Sindikatas” , “Lilas ir Innomine”, “Electronic I” , “Dogma”, “Dainotas ir Grupė” and etc.)
Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Jewish Wedding Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions
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