Naoum Gomon

In the Faculty:

Teaching activities
    Clarinet

In the Community:

Winnipeg Wind Ensemble
Owner/Operator - Accord Music

Contact:

(Contact Mr. Gomon through the Faculty of Music office)

Professional Bio:

Naoum Gomon was born in Belorussia and completed clarinet studies with honors from the Music College in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine in 1969. He went to Moscow, Russia and graduated in 1975 with a Masters degree in clarinet from the Russian Academy of Music.  He was assistant principal and then became principal clarinet of the Symphony Orchestra in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 1975 to 1992. He performed throughout Russia, The Ukraine, Belrussia, Latvia, Litva, Estonia, Hong Kong and Thailand and in many other Asian countries.  In 1992 Naoum moved with his family to Canada.

While in Canada, Naoum has performed the Kozeluch Clarinet Concerto with the Manitoba Conservatory Orchestra, the Krommer Clarinet Concerto with the Mennonite Community Orchestra, the Weber Clarinet Concerto #2 with the Winnipeg Wind Ensemble, the Weber clarinet concerto #1, the Krommer Clarinet Concerto and the Mozart Clarinet Concerto with the Winnipeg Chamber Ensemble, The Fantasie and Rondon by GM. Von Weber, and Concerto for Clarinet by Artie Shaw with the Winnipeg Wind Ensemble.  In 2003, he was the soloist in the Winnipeg Wind's performance of the Flight of the Bumblebee, and more recently performed Serenade by Alfred Reid with the Winnipeg Chamber Ensemble, as well as with the Winnipeg Wind Ensemble. 

In the 2009-2010, he was the soloist in the Winnipeg Wind Ensemble's performance of the Carnival of Venice by Paul Jean-Jean.  Naoum also performed Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Concerto for Clarient and Military Band and Artie Shaw's Concerto for Clarinet with the Winnipeg Wind Ensemble in 2011.