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Nachyn Choodu is a member of the Tuvan throat singing group [[Alash]] since 2008.  He was born in 1978 in Balgazyn, in the Tangdy district of central Tuva.  As a child, he learned throat singing, traditional instruments, and ancient songs from his older relatives.  While attending the College of the Arts in Kyzyl he joined Tuva Ensemble.  In 2004, he left the Ensemble and joined the Tuvan National Orchestra.  Nachyn has toured Japan and Europe.  He also performs regularly with his wife, Shonchalai Oorzhak-Choodu, a Merited Artist of Tuva.  Their duo won first prize at the 2008 Xöömei Symposium in Tuva.  
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Nachyn Choodu was born in 1978 in Balgazyn, in the Tangdy district of central Tuva.  As a child, he learned throat singing, traditional instruments, and ancient songs from his older relatives.  While attending the College of the Arts in Kyzyl he joined Tuva Ensemble.  In 2004, he left the Ensemble and joined the [[Tuvan National Orchestra]].  Nachyn has toured Japan and Europe, and from 2008 to 2011 he was a member of the Tuvan throat singing group [[Alash]].  He performs regularly with his wife, Shonchalai Oorzhak-Choodu, and their duo won first prize at the 2008 Xöömei Symposium in Tuva.  Both Nachyn and his wife have been named Merited Artists of Tuva.
  
  
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*[http://www.http://www.tuvannationalorchestra.com Tuvan National Orchestra], official website
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*[http://www.tuvannationalorchestra.com Tuvan National Orchestra], official website

Latest revision as of 16:25, 9 August 2012

Nachyn Choodu was born in 1978 in Balgazyn, in the Tangdy district of central Tuva. As a child, he learned throat singing, traditional instruments, and ancient songs from his older relatives. While attending the College of the Arts in Kyzyl he joined Tuva Ensemble. In 2004, he left the Ensemble and joined the Tuvan National Orchestra. Nachyn has toured Japan and Europe, and from 2008 to 2011 he was a member of the Tuvan throat singing group Alash. He performs regularly with his wife, Shonchalai Oorzhak-Choodu, and their duo won first prize at the 2008 Xöömei Symposium in Tuva. Both Nachyn and his wife have been named Merited Artists of Tuva.


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