Rusne Mikiskaite is a saxophonist currently residing in Dubai, UAE.
Rusne is experienced as a soloist and a member of chamber groups. Rusne is performing diverse contemporary classical repertoire, ranging from more traditional to avant-garde. She is playing both original pieces, written for various saxophones, and arrangements, often written by herself.
Rusne is a winner of the III prize in the International Jurjans Andrejs Woodwind Instrument Competition in 2016. Rusne also won a Concerto Competition at Royal College of Music in 2016. Recently Rusne performed concerts with Laefer saxophone quartet, pianist Imma Setiadi, guitarist Luiz Mantovani. In 2016 Rusne played in Cadogan Hall, King’s Place, Southbank Centre, St. James Piccadilly, Royal Academy of Arts in London.
Rusne toured Estonia and Finland in 2015 with Quadruplex saxophone quartet and Rusne also played many concerts in Lithuania including Lithuanian National Television and Radio. In year 2011 Rusnė was a member of the European Saxophone Ensemble. She toured 10 European Countries with this ensemble, performing together with other 11 saxophonists from different EU countries and the artistic director Cezarius Gadzina.
Rusne was a member of Laefer saxophone quartet and Duo Fantasia while living in London. Currently Rusne is working at Centre For Musical Arts Dubai.