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Name: Natalia Paruz
Skills: Player, Soloist (has a classical music trio of musical saw, vibraphone and cello)
Address: New York, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Natalia Paruz plays classical music on the musical saw, pitched cowbells, handbells, 4-in-hands, theremin, etc.

"Natalia is a wonderful artist, absolutely!...", "Natalia, the saw-lady whom I adore..."these were among the accolades bestowed upon Natalia by Good Day New York's Lynn Brown and Bobby Rivers during a performance by Natalia on this popular early morning NY news and variety TV program. Natalia is no stranger to TV, however. She has been delighting audiences the world over with her unique sonic and visual performances as well as her vivacious and humorous interviews on such acclaimed television programs as Fox After Breakfast, The Vicki Lawrence Show, Oddville MTV, Good Morning America, Over the Edge CBS and Biggers & Summers on the Lifetime channel. Radio audiences have become acquainted with her angelic singing saw through her repeated broadcasts on NPR's 'A Prairie Home Companion', WBAI 99.5FM and WFMU 91.1FM. Natalia's unique talent of playing classical music on 'strange' instruments has sparked great public interest in this dynamic performer. She has performed with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Zubin Mehta, with the Westchester Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by maestro Paul Dunkel, with PDQ Bach composer Peter Schickele at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall and at festivals such as the Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, the Utah Arts Festival, the World Trade Center's Buskers Fair, Queens Farm Museum Agricultural Fair, Ecofest NY, Harmony Day, etc. Other performances include the Museum of the City of New York, the Coney Island Museum, numerous performances at the Rainbow Room and concerts around NY, CT, Israel and France. Natalia's saw playing won her a medal of honor from the mayor of the Maisons-Alfort region in Paris, France, a citation of honor from the New York City Council, and she was also chosen by 'Time Out Magazine' for the 'Best of New York' list. Natalia has recorded on Capitol Records, Universal Records, and Atlantic Records



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