Naomi performed in Washington D.C. at the Kennedy Auditorium na SAIS - John Hopkins on the 26th March 2012
Above Photo by Bill Ross in 1975
Naomi in 2011
Naomi Druškić To Represent Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bosnia-Herzegovina will take part in the Eurovision Young Musicians competition for the first time this May in Vienna, and they've already picked their representative.
13-year old Naomi Druškić, who hails from Sarajevo, has been selected to represent Bosnia-Herzegovina in their first ever participation in the Eurovision Young Musicians competition. Naomi, who will play the piano, was selected by a Radio Television of Bosnia-Herzegovina together with the Music Arts Foundation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“I would like to thank BHRT and Music Arts Foundation. I am glad to represent Bosnia and Herzegovina at European musical talents competition in Vienna. I will try as hard as I can to justify the trust placed in me and to represent our country in the best possible way” she said, talking about her selection.
From Banja Luka and Belgrade to Singapore and Italy, Naomi has won numerous international awards during her short career. She first began playing the piano aged six, and made her first appearance with the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra aged just seven. She has held concerts in the USA, Singapore, China, Croatia, Germany and Italy. She has also had noticeable appearances at Baščaršijske noći festival and Central Music Conservatory in Bejing, whilst also appearing in Washington at the Kennedy Auditorium.
At the end of 2012 she will perform with the Royal Phillarmonic Orchestra in London for the film “Earth Chronicles” by special invitation of John Brynata, making it a big year for Naomi Druškić with the Eurovision Young Musicians competition in May.
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At the age of 11 she finished music elementary school (OMBS "Novo Sarajevo") in the class of prof.Suzana Bevanda Sijaric.She has received The top student of generacion award for 2009/2010. She goes to High Music School in 2010/2011 in the class of prof. Vera Verbic
She performed her first solo concert at age 8 in Sarajevo.
So far she has played all across Bosnia, Croatia, Italy, Serbia,Germany and United States of America.
Also she has performed 3 times with the"Sarajevo Filharmony".
Naomi has also taken master classes with eminent piano pedagogs like:Mr.Aleksandra Romanic,Mr.Jury Kot,prof.Vladimir Krpan,prof.Farida Musanovic,prof.Olana Sijaric,Mr.Dragan Opancic,Mr.Ludmila Sinyagovskaya,prof.Hinko Haas and Dr.Sasha Toperich.
September 2009. Naomi held a concert in The World Bank in Washington D.C.(USA)
1st Prize-State competition in 2006.
2nd Prize-International competition Italy in 2007.
1st Prize-State competition in 2008,
1st Prize -International competition Belgrade in 2009.
2nd Prize- International competition -Italy -2009.
2nd Prize-International competition -Italy- 2010.
1st Prize-International competition Banja Luka (2010)
Special reward for performing composition of F.Chopin 2010 Banja Luka.
2nd Prize-International Chopin Competition Singapore-2010
1st Prize -American Protege -New York City -International Music Talent Competition 2011.
Winners concert in Carnegie Hall
Judges Award Winner for piano in Carnegie Hall 12.03.2011.
Chopin Competition Singapore - Nocturne in C Sharp Minor Postumous.
"Festival Baščaršijske noći" 2011 Solo recital
NTV-Hayat ,1st tv interview with Amera Dedovic, 2007
Nocturne B flat-minor, op 9 No1, Polonaise in G-Minor