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Naina's piano-ballads on Women of Substance Radio & Podcast 

"O Little Town Of Bethlehem"  (arrangement for piano) and "You And I At Christmastime" (original piano music) by Naina Jinga will be featured on the #1 New & Noteworthy and Award Winning Women of Substance Music Podcast's popular Holiday Music Series  between November 26, 2021 and December 31, 2021.

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Because of their focus on quality and commitment to promotion of their artists, the Women of Substance Podcast hit #1 New & Noteworthy on iTunes in all 3 of its categories and was awarded the Podcasters Paradise Award for Most Creative Podcast in 2016. 

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Double Gold Award Winner at the Lit Talent Awards (2021) 

Gold Award Winner at the Lit Talent Awards (2021) - in the Best Music Composer category for the piano-ballade "Tango Interrupted" and the Gold Award at the same competition in the Best Instrumental Performance Video for the piano-ballade "Amalfi ... To Italy with Love".

LIT Talent Awards competition recognizes, celebrates, and honors music, film, dance, video, and talent excellence in the entertainment industry, in the U.S. and internationally.

Among the jury members of the 2021 Lit Talent Awards panel are: Brian Katona - Composer, EMLA Productions, LLC - United States, Gary A. Edwards - Composer/Filmmaker, Edwards Music Site - United States, Anaya Kunst (AnayaMusic) Composer/Producer, AnayaMusic - Brazil, Alexey Pudinov, Concert Pianist & Artistic Director, Frankfurt Music Academy, AD Festival Days Manchester & Piano duo TWO4PIANO - Germany, Miguel Bareilles Composer, Miguel Bareilles Studio - Austria, Roman Miroshnichenko, Guitarist/Composer/Producer, Roman Miroshnichenko Studio - Russia.

 

 

https://littalentawards.com/winner.php

Third Place Winner at the Red Maple Music Competition (2021) - Toronto, Canada, for the piano-ballade, "Dream..." 

The piano-ballade "Dream..." by Naina Jinga was awarded the Third Place / Highly competitive level, at the Red Maple International Music Competition -2021, organized in Toronto, Canada. The members of the jury were including names such as: Prof. Jekaterina Rostovtseva, piano - Estonia, Prof. Valentina Yablonskaya, piano - Russia, Sherry Kim, piano - USA, Anahit Sargsyan, violin - Armenia, Casey Granofsky, flute - Canada, Luisa Mintsaeva, harp - Russia and Marina Burenkova, voice - Russia.

 

Gold Award at the Grand Maestro International Music Competition (2021) for "Lullaby for Tomorrow" - preliminary round - and "Tango Interrupted"-final round.  

Naina Jinga's piano ballads, "Lullaby for Tomorrow" (preliminary round) and "Tango Interrupted" (final round) were awarded the Gold Award certificate and medal in the Professional Category at the Grand Maestro International Music Competition - 2021.

Grand Maestro International Music Competition is an online competition organized by the officially registered professional music organization Concours de Musique et des Beaux Arts Canada, which aims to nurture and challenge the musical abilities of young musicians and performing artists.

The Concours de Musique et des Beaux Arts Canada, founded in 2006, comprises a panel of international concert artists, university professors from renowned musical institutions, experienced pedagogues and examiners from various examinations boards worldwide (e.g. Royal Conservatory of Music, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music,  Trinity College of Music, GMIME), with the mission of elevating the standard of musical performance worldwide. 

The 2021 Inaugural Edition Grand Jury Panel Members were: Professor Nancy Loo, concert pianist - Hong Kong, Professor Warren Cohen, music director, pianist and composer - United States, Professor Amélie Fradette, cellist - Canada / USA, Professor Avguste Antonov, concert pianist - France and ​Professor Victor Khotulev - Russia.

 

 

 

Gold Award for "Dream ..." by Naina Jinga at the Global International Music Competition (2021).  

Gold Award for "Dream ..." by Naina Jinga at the Global International Music Competition (2021) in the category Versatile Musician, Composition, Piano Solo.

Global International Music Competition is an online competition organized by the officially registered professional music organization Concours de Musique et des Beaux Arts Canada, which aims to nurture and challenge the musical abilities of young musicians and performing artists.

The Artistic Director of this international music competition is Dr. Angela Chan Ph.D.; some of the adjudicators are: Prof.  Avguste Antonov (France) 
Dr. Thomas Green (Chief Examiner of Royal Conservatory of Music)  
Dr. Chaerin Kim (USA) 
Dr. Gabriel Prynn (Co-director, Fibonacci Trio) 
Prof Jorge Chaminé (International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation,  Président fondateur du CEM- Centre Européen de Musique) France 
Prof. Stephen Wong (Prof. of HKAPA, Chinese University HK, Baptist University HK) Hong Kong  
Prof. Teresa Tang (McGill University, University of Toronto)Dr. Anna Szpilberg (Canada) Prof. of Concordia University 
Prof. Yulia Nesterenko  (Canada) 
Prof. Janette Wolff  (Canada) 
Dr. Derek Yaple-Schobert (Canada)