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Nicolas SIMION Freelance saxophonist and composer

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1970-78 studied clarinet and piano at the Brasov School of Music, Romania
1979-83 clarinet and piano at the Conservatory of Music in Bucharest
from 1980 saxophone and flute (autodidactically)
1985-88 Private conducting studies with Constantin Bugeanu, State Opera House Bucharest and private composing studies with Nicolae Coman, Conservatory of Music Bucharest
1985-88 Freelance saxophonist and composer in Bucharest, Romania
1989-97 Freelance saxophonist and composer in Vienna, Austria
since 1997 Freelance saxophonist and composer in Cologne, Germany

Awards

1996 Theodor Körner Förderpreis for his composition "The Unfinished Square", Performance for Music, Dance and Light
2002 Winner of the Jazzart Award in the category "JazzArt Orchestra": "The Grain of the Truth"