Pierre Amoyal - President of the Jury, Violin Competition

Pierre Amoyal is one of the most brilliant violinists of his generation. He began his music studies very early and was awarded a Premier Prix from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de musique de Paris at the age of 12. At the age of 17 he departed for Los Angeles to study with Jascha Heifetz, ...

Agustin Leon Ara - Violin Competition

Agustin Leon Ara was born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, where he began studying music with his parents at the Conservatory in that city. Later he studied at the Royal College of Music of London with Albert Sammons, Cecil Aronowitz and Alan Loveday, and in Brussels with André ...

Rolf-Dieter Arens - Piano Competition

Born in 1945 in Zinnwald, Germany, Rolf-Dieter Arens was already taking piano lessons at the age of five. He studied piano and chamber music at the music academy “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” in Leipzig and attended master classes given by Paul Badura-Skoda. From 1986 until 1991, he was a regular...

Dana Borșan - Piano Competition

"… she conquered the heart of her audience with an extremely expressive and temperamental interpretation. Not only her virtuosity, but especially her devoted and warm attitude fulfilled her integration in the space of a well prepared orchestral sound.”- Münchener Merkur Soloist and concertist at...

Marin Cazacu - Cello Competition

Born on September 30th, 1956, at Vidra-Ilfov county, Marin Cazacu studied the cello at the Dinu Lipatti Music Lyceum in Bucharest with professor Ion Urcan, and afterwards at the Ciprian Porumbescu State Conservatoire with the well known professors Serafim Antropov and Aurel Niculescu. Furthermore...

Lluís Claret - Cello Competition

Born in Andorra in 1951, from exiled catalan parents, Lluís Claret begins his musical studies at the age of 9. His musical future will be strongly marked by his contact with great teachers as Maurice Gendron, Radu Aldulescu and Enric Casals (Pablo Casals brother) who, besides not being a cellist,...

Florin Croitoru - Violin Competition

After his solo debut concerts with the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of Christoph von Dohnanyi, Florin Croitoru was acclaimed by the Austrian press as a “Phenomenal soloist” (O.O.Nachrichten - Linz) mastering a “perfect technique” (Neue Kronen Zeitung - Vienna). He has performed in countles...

Dan Dediu - Composition

Dan Dediu was born on 16th March 1967 in Braila, Romania. He graduated composition at the Music University in Bucharest (1989) and attended post-graduate courses at HMdK in Vienna (1990/91). Scholar- and Fellowships were offered by Alfred-Toepfer Foundation, Hamburg, Alban-Berg Foundation, Vienna...

Philippe Dinkel - Piano Competition

Philippe Dinkel was born in Vevey and has completed his piano studies in Lausanne (Philippe-Jules Godard), Geneva (premier prix de virtuosité, class of Harry Datyner), Bloomington (Indiana University, Alfonso Montecino) and Brussels (Pascal Sigrist). Chamber music is highly important in his conce...

Frans Helmerson - Cello Competition

Swedish cellist Frans Helmerson studied in Göteborg, Rome and London with G.Vecchi, G. Selmi and W. Pleeth, as well as having had the benefit of the guidance and support from M. Rostropovitch. Frans Helmerson has performed with many of today's finest conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, Colin Davies,...

Adrian Iorgulescu - Composition

Adrian Iorgulescu was born on July 6, 1951 in Bucharest. He attended the National College "Dinu Lipatti" and the Academy of Music in Bucharest-composition section- graduating, then pursued an MA, at the same institution. In 1990 he was awarded a PhD in musicology. The same year he became profess...

Mikhail Kopelman - Violin Competition

Mikhail Kopelman graduated from the Moscow Conservatory where he studied with Maya Glezarova and Yuri Yankelevich. In 1973 he was a prize winner in the Jacques Thibaud International Competition in Paris. A former member of the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra and concertmaster of the Moscow Philharmoni...

Zygmunt Krauze - Composition

Zygmunt Krauze is an important artist of his generation. His artistic achievements and efforts in the promotion of music have been recognised with many awards and distinctions, including the French National Order of the Legion of Honour (2007) and the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettre...

Sergey Kravchenko - Violin Competition

Professor of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire, Sergey Kravchenko was born in 1947. He graduated from the famous Stolyarsky School of Music in Odessa in 1965 and entered the Moscow Conservatoire. His teacher was world-renowned violinist, professor, musician Leonid Kogan. After he becam...

Vladimir Malinovski Cello Competition

Vladimir Malinowski was born in Russia. From 1971 to 76 he studied cello as a concert instrument and music teaching at the Hochschule Swerdlowsk and went on to study a further degree in Music.Whilst studying he performed as solo cellist for the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra until 1990.In 1977 Vladi...

Wolfgang Manz - Piano Competition

Wolfgang Manz, born in 1960, is prizewinner of many prestigious international piano competitions such as Leeds (1981) and Brussels (Concours Reine Elisabeth, 1983), the first time that a German pianist won 2nd prizes in these competitions, furthermore winner of the Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Prize B...

Mihaela Martin - Violin Competition

Romanian-born Mihaela Martin had achieved the reputation of being one of the most outstanding violin virtuosos of her generation. She began studying the violin with her father at the age of five, and later went to study with Prof. Stefan Gheorghiu, a pupil of George Enescu and David Oistrach. M...

Jean-Claude Pennetier - President of the Jury, Piano Competition

An outstanding soloist as well as a fine chamber musician, Jean-Claude Pennetier is considered as one of the most brilliant pianist of his generation. While he has enjoyed a rich and varied musical career (contemporary music, composition, conducting, the fortepiano, teaching, intensive practise ...

Igor Petrushevski - Violin Competition

Igor Petrushevski is widely considered as one of the leading violin professors in Europe. His students are winners of international competitions including: P. I. Tchaikovsky, N. Paganini, M. Long-Thibaud, Tibor Varga, Rodolfo Lipizer, Indianapolis, Tokyo, Wieniavsky, Cologne, Heifetz, Sion, Posta...

Andrey Pisarev - Piano Competition

In 1991, in the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg, a young Russian pianist won Grand Prize - which was the first time since 1956 that Grand Prize had been awarded in this competition. It was Andrei Pisarev. On October 10 2006 the reviewer Gunilla Boström wrote in Swedish newspaper “He...

Bujor Prelipcean - Violin Competition

The violonist Bujor Prelipcean studied first in Galați, under the famous professor S. Nachmanovici, then at the George Enescu Conservatory in Iași, with the eminent teacher Gheorghe Sârbu. Gifted with an exceptional talent and with an enormous labour force, Bujor Prelipcean lived up to the fulles...

Hubert Stuppner - Composition

HUBERT STUPPNER, composer, conductor, arranger (His works are published by RICORDI-UNIVERSAL) 1964 concert performer’s diploma in piano at the conservatoire in Bozen1965 doctorate in musicology at Padua University on the song works by Johannes Brahms1970 exam in composition; prize al the Interna...

Mieczyslaw Szlezer - Violin Competition

Violinist Mieczyslaw Szlezer was born July 26. 1955 in Krakow, Poland. He started his musical education at age of six under the tutorship of his father, renowned violinist and teacher himself. He was graduated with honors from the Academy of Music in Krakow and continued his postgraduate studies ...

Cornel Țăranu - President of the Jury, Composition

Cornel Taranu, born june 20th 1934 in Cluj; son of Francisc Taranu and Elisabeta Taranu, married Daniela Margineanu 1960; one daughter Dana-Cristina. Distinguished Romanian composer of mostly orchestral, chamber and vocal works that have been performed throughout Europe, North and South America; ...

Alan Weiss - Piano Competition

Alan Weiss was born in New York City. Hailed as “one of the outstanding pianists of his generation” by legendary Czech pianist Rudolf Firkušný, he is “a poet” in the words of Brussels' Le Soir, whose playing, as was noted by The Daily Telegraph of London, “penetrates to the very core of the music...

Ermir Abeshi - Violin Competition

Albania / USA - born on April 24, 1987 - studies: Walter Stauffer Academy in Cremona, Prof. Salvatore Accardo; New England Conservatory (Bachelor and Master diploma), Prof. Malcolm Lowe- presently studying with Prof. Dora Schwarzberg- concerts with National Belgian Orchestra, Orchestre Royal de ...

Dmitry Ablogin - Piano Competition

Russia - born on February 1, 1989- graduated The State Conservatory in Moscow (2007), class of Prof. Kira Shashkina, and the Gnessin Academy of Music, Prof. Vladimir Tropp- participated in numerous international piano and chamber music festivals- performances with the Chamber Music Orchestra "...

Yejin Ahn - Cello Competition

South Korea - born on March 8, 1991- graduated the Seul Art High School, Korea, and Yewon School, Seoul, Korea; presently studying at the Seul National University, Korea. Awards 1st Prize - Sunjung Music Competition ( 2009)1st Prize - Joogang Music Competition ( 2011)1st Prize – Ewha & K...

Korbinian Altenberger - Violin Competition

Germany - born on February 7, 1982Studies:- proffesors Charles André Linale and Donald Weilerstein in Köln and Boston- postgraduate studies at University of South California- concerts and recitals with Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia, Munich Chamber Orchestra, WDR Symphon...

Gudrat Amrahov - Violin Competition

Azerbaijan - born on May 24, 1988- presently studying at Turku Music Academy with Prof. Alexander Vinnitski- concerts and recitals in Turkey, Italy, Germany, Spain, France, Russia, Switzerland, Azerbaijan- master classes with M. Rastrapovich, V. Spivakov, M. Mintchev, Pavel Vernikov Awards 2...

Sebastian Androne - Composition Section

Winner of the George Enescu International Competition 2014 - Composition Section - Symphonic Music with the work Tektonum, motto "Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction". Romania - born on July 18, 1989- bachelors degree from the Classical Music Composition Section, Prof....

David Ardukhanyan - Violin Competition

Russia - born on April 4, 1987- studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Prof. Sergey Kravchenko- teachers: Galina Turchaninova, Yehudi Menuhin, Boris Kuschnir, Zakhar Bron, Alexander Vinnitskiy and Maxim Vengerov- concerts and recitals in Ireland, Romania, Greece, Spain, Switzerlan...

Lilit Artemyan - Piano Competition

Armenia - born July 17, 1985 - she graduated Yerevan State Conservatory - Class of Prof. Anahit Bogdanyan - PhD from the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia - recitals and concerts in Armenia Awards Winner of the Austro-Armenian Music Festival in Yerevan (2010) 2nd Prize - Internation...

Elisa d'Auria - Piano Competition

Italy - born on May 21, 1983 - she graduated Conservatory in Milan and Haute École de Musique de Genève - piano master classes with Paul Badura Skoda, Aldo Ciccolini, Maria João Pires, François Joel Thiollier, Arie Vardi - recitals and performances in Europe, USA, South America and Asia Award...

Bibifatima Aziyeva - Violin Competition

Kazakhstan - born on March 18, 1996- currently she studies at Sergei Rachmaninoff Conservatory in Paris- master classes with Marina Sorokowa, Yuri Polatschek, Valery Oistrakh, Victor Tretyakov, Boris Kuschnir, Takashi Shimizu Awards: winner of several national and international violin competi...

Wonhee Bae - Violin Competition

South Korea - born on January 30, 1987- she studies at Folkwang Essseu University from Germany with Prof. Boris Garlitshy- concerts as soloist with Russian National Orchestra, Philharmonic der Nationen, "Paul Constantinescu" Philharmonic , Korea Chamber Orchestra, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra-...

Cristina Basili - Cello Competition

Austria - born on September 3, 1993- since 2009, studying with Prof. Antonio Meneses at the University of Arts in Bern, Switzerlandcurrently in her last year of her master's degree in Music Performance- master classes with Natalia Gutman, Antonio Meneses, Gustav Rivinius, Thomas Demenga, Reinh...

Raphaël Bernardeau - Violin Competition

France - born on February 23, 1984- master's degree at the Geneva Superior School of Music in 2011- concerts with Orchestre Symphonique des Alpes, Camerata Candela, Orchestre Symphonique de Pontarlier- as concertmaster, he collaborated with Sinfonietta de Lausanne, Camerata Candela, Ensemble O...

Mykhailo Bezchastnov - Cello Competition

Ukraine - born on March 9, 1995- graduated the Odessa Stolyarsky Special Music School, Prof. Valentina Balon-Rymashevskaya; presently he is studying in the Odessa National Musical Academy of Nezhdanova, Ukraine Awards 2nd Prize - International Competition "Art of XI age" (Kiev-Vorzel)Fe...

Lia Bibileishvili - Piano Competition

Georgia - born on September 21, 1988 - she graduated Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg - Class Prof. Franz Massinger and Volker Banfield. - piano master classes with Dmitry Bashkirov, Eliso Virsaladze, Ruvim Ostrovsky and Naum Starkman - solo recitals, chamber music and performances wi...

Giulio Biddau - Piano Competition

Italy - born on February 16, 1985- graduated L'École Normale Supérieure de Musique de Paris Alfred Cortot, class of Prof. Jean- Marc Luisada, and the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, class of Prof. Perticaroli; he is studying now at Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin with Prof. Fab...

Alexandra Bobeico - Violin Competition

Romania - born on November 16, 1996- presently she studies at George Enescu Music High School in Bucharest with Prof. Elena Baltaga - she performed in countries like Czech Republic, Romania, Moldova, Italy- she recorded for Radio Romania Musical and performed chamber music at the SoNoRo festiv...

Olga Boico - Violin Competition

Romania - born on July 6, 1985- she graduated Academy of Music, Theater and Fine Arts – Chişinău (Bachelor and Master degree)- collaborated with conductors such as Pawel Kota, Vladimir Andrieş, G. Moseico, M. Secichin - masterclasses with Alexandru Tomescu, Sherban Lupu, A. Musahadjaeva and Corn...

Paolo Bonomini - Cello Competition

Italy - born on June 9, 1989- graduated the L. Marenzio Conservatoire in Brescia, Italy, Prof. P. Peruchetti; earned a Bachelor’s degree under the guidance of Mario Brunello- Bern Hochschule, with Prof. Antonio Meneses. - presently studying in the Universität der Künste in Berlin with Prof. Jens...

Cesar Martinez Bourguet - Cello Competition

Mexico - born on December 5, 1983- studied at the Ollin Yolitzli Cultural Center (Mexico City); Moores School of Music, University of Houston, Texas; Florida International University in Miami, Florida, with Prof. Vergades Stepanian- concerts as soloist with Mexico City Philharmonic, Oaxaca Sym...

Evgeny Brakhman - Piano Competition

Russia - born on January 18, 1981- graduated the Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory, class of Prof. Valery Starynin, and finished his postgraduate studies in 2003 at the State Conservatory in Moscow- numerous concerts with the Russian National Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic O...

Stephan Buchmiller - Cello Competition

Germany - born on November 22, 1990.- studied at the Hanns Eisler Music Academy in Berlin, Prof. Stephan Forck- masterclasses with MiklosPerenyi, Natalia Gutman, Wolfgang Boettcher, TroelsSvane, Tabea Zimmermann, Karl Leister, Fabio Bidini.- concerts as soloist with State Hermitage in the St....

Sofya Bugayan - Piano Competition

Russia - born on November 7, 1981- graduated the Rostov Conservatory (bachelor and master), with Prof. S. I. Ossipenko- participated in festivals in Moscow and Rostov on Don- first performer of two works by composer Mikhail Fuxmann- piano master classes with Anton Kuerti, Kevin Fitzgerald, Nik...

Jean Carlos Jose Coronado Cabrices - Cello Competition

Venezuela - born on November 4, 1988- studied at the Latin American Academy of Violoncello- presently studying at the Simon Bolivar Conservatory- concerts as soloist with Youth Orchestra San Sebastian, State Symphony Orchestra Guarico, Aragua Symphony Orchestra, Falcon Symphony Orchestra, Cara...

Olga Caceanova - Violin Competition

Republic of Moldova - born on September 20, 1985- she graduated the New England Conservatory with Prof. Donald Weilerstein- performed with chamber orchestras in Italy, Russia, New York, Luxembourg, Switzerland- masterclasses with Zakhar Bron and Grigory Gislin Awards 1st Prize – Longy Honors...

Peng Cao - Piano Competition

China - born on September 30, 1986- graduated the China Conservatory of Music and won the Yamaha Scholarship and the Tanxiaowei scholarship- numerous concerts and recitals, performing with orchestras from Russia, Armenia, China Awards Winner of the Khachaturian International Piano Competitio...

Tommaso Carlini - Piano Competition

Italy - born on April 25, 1989 - he graduated Conservatory "Santa Cecilia" in Rome - Class Prof. Francesco Martucci - piano master classes with Aldo Ciccolini, Giovanni Bellucci, Michele Campanella, Yves Henry, Marc Laforet, Elisso Virsaladze and Leslie Howard - has given recitals and concert...

Paul Coriolan Cartianu - Piano Competition

Romania - born on October 29, 1988- graduated the University of Southern California – Thornton School of Music, where he studied with John Perry; now in his last year of MA at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, where he studies with Karl-Heinz Kämmerling and Andreas Weber- recitals in...

Jeremy Chaulk - Piano Competition

Canada - born on March 25, 1982- graduated the Hocheschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, he is pursuing doctoral studies at McGill University, where he studies with Kyoko Hashimoto, Alan Weiss, Richard Raymond- concerts and recitals in Belgium, Canada, Germany, Greece, The Netherlands, Mexico, Roma...

Guang Chen - Piano Competition

China - born on October 21, 1994- he is studying at the Accademia Pianistica di Imola (Prof. Vovka Ashkenazy), and in 2012 he graduated piano, conducting and composition classes at The Juilliard School Pre-College Division- he is the student of Paul Badura-Skoda and Enrica Ciccarelli- numerous...

Lilia Chepikova - Violin Competition

Russia - born on July 1, 1985- presently she study at Hochschule der Künste Bern with Prof. Barbara Doll- she participated at numerous festivals such as Rachmaninoff Festival, Aivazovsky Festival, Tchaikovsky Festival, and as a soloist she participated at concerts in countries like Russia...

Vladislav Chepinoga - Piano Competition

Russia - born on October 21, 1980- graduated the bachelor and postgraduate programmes from the Ural State Conservatory M. P. Mussorgski, Prof. Nadezhda Yakimova;- he is now soloist at the Philharmonic Society in Yekaterinburg Awards Diploma and Special Award – Edvard Grieg Piano Competition (O...

Tatiana Chernichka - Piano Competition

Russia - born on May 15, 1984- graduated the Hochschule für Musik in Munich (Prof. Eliso Virsaladze) and Mozarteum University in Salzburg (Prof. Klaus Kaufmann)- performances with Mozarteum Orchestra – Salzburg, Gustav Mahler Akademie Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra and others Awards recei...

Regina Chernychko - Piano Competition

Ukraine  - born on May 18, 1986- she studied at the University of Music Karlsruhe (Germany) with Olga Rissin-Morenova and at Academia “Incontri col Maestro in Imola" – Italy with Prof. Leonid Margarius- concerts with Symphony Orchestra in Rome, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, National Symp...

Emily Chiang - Piano Competition

Canada - born on March 8, 1981- bachelor diploma from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music in 2005 and master diploma from the Indiana University in 2008; DMA in Piano Performance in 2013, at the University of Toronto; studied with Menahem Pressler, Arnaldo Cohen, Marietta Orlov- master c...

Stephanie Childress - Violin Competition

United Kingdom - born on May 6, 1999- presently studying violin at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Prof. Remus Azoiţei, piano with Prof. Clara Rodriguez and canto with Prof. Katharine Lewis and Prof. Sally Burgess- performed in music festivals and she has been invited to perform for AS...

GaHyun CHO - Concursul de Vioară

South Korea - born on October 25, 1983- graduated the Seoul National University, presently following a PhD program at the South California University Awards 1st prize and Audience Award – International violin Competition Max Rostal (2012)2nd Prize – International violin Competition Citta di...

Natalia Costiuc - Cello Competition

Russia - born on August 11, 1989- graduated the Rimsky–Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory- presently studying at the Berlin University of the Arts, with Prof Jens Peter Maintz- master classes with Suren Bagratuni, Efrem Briskin, David Geringas, Troels Svane, Jens Peter Maintz Awards 2n...

Mădălina–Claudia Dănilă - Piano Competition

Romania - born on April 2, 1990- graduated the Bucharest University of Music (bachelor degree), at the present she is following the masters programme at the same university with Prof. Sandru Sandrin – piano and Prof. Şerban – Dimitrie Soreanu – chamber music- she performed solo and chamber mus...

Antonio d'Antonio - Cello Competition

Italy - born on October 29, 1980- studies: International Academy L. Perosi of Biella (Piedmont, Italy); Centre de Musique Hindemith of Blonay (Vaud, Switzerland);- masterclasses with M. Brunello, Antonio Meneses- concerts as soloist with The Abruzzo Symphony Orchestra, Collegium Musicum Orchestr...

Daniel Dascălu - Piano Competition

Romania - born on September 14, 1991;- bachelor degree obtained at the Bucharest University of Music, Prof. Dana Borşan;- concerts and recitals in many Romanian towns as well as abroad (Germany, Austria, Italy, Hungary) and participated in various artistic projects;- master classes with Martin...

Claire Dassesse - Violin Competition

Belgium - born on June 29, 1989- Bachelor Diploma at Royal Conservatory of Brussels with Prof. Igor Oistrakh and Master Diploma at Music University in Geneva and also at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln with Prof. Mihaela Martin- she is a member of the Arensky Trio and Orchestre de la Suisse...

Balázs Demény - Piano Competition

Romania - born on March 3, 1989;- studies simultaneously in Budapest and Berlin, at the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy, with Prof. Andras Kemenes, and at the Universität der Künste in Berlin, for his master's degree, with Prof. Pascal Devoyon;- recitals in Budapest, Berlin, Bucharest (he made his...

Sebastian Dinu - Violin Competition

Germany - born on May 27, 1991- presently studying at Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Rostock, with Prof. Liviu Câşleanu- he studied with Ion Cristea and Skerdj Keraj- performed in festivals such as Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen and Festspiele Mecklenburg – Vorpommern- collaborated with Esse...

Cristian–Mihai Dîrnea - Piano Competition

Romania - born on October 9, 1982- Bachelor degree from the Bucharest University of Music, with Prof. Steluţa Radu – piano and Prof. Octavian Rădoi – chamber music; master's degree in 2009 from the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Conservatory in Leipzig; he was awarded in 2010 a scholarship from ...

Timofey Dolya - Piano Competition

Russia - born on November 24, 1993- studies at the State Conservatory "P. I. Tchaikovsky" in Moscow with Prof. Andrey Pisarev- solo and chamber music recitals in Russia, Ukraine, USA, Austria, Germany, Japan and France- master classes with Dmitry Bashkirov, Sergey Dorensky, Vladimir Feltsman, ...

Joenne Oana Dumitraşcu - Violin Competition

Romania / Canada - born on March 7, 1988- Bachelor Diploma from the Royal Music Conservatory "Glenn Gould" in Toronto- presently following master courses at the Boston Conservatory- concerts with Boston Civic Symphony, Wellesley Symphony Orchestra, Oakville Chamber Orchestra- performed at Reno...

Mircea Dumitrescu - Violin Competition

Romania - born on May 26, 1998- presently studying at the George Enescu Music High School in Bucharest, with Prof. Olivia Papa- concerts with München Philharmonic- peformed on venues such as Romanian Athenaeum and Romanian Opera in Bucharest and Castello di Belveglio – Milan- masterclasses wit...

Sebastian Ene - Piano Competition

Romania - born on June 4, 1988- graduated the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (bachelor and master's degree), where he studied with Roger Murano, Isabelle Dubuis, Emmanuel Strosser and Cecile Hugonard- Roche- recitals and concerts in Romania, France, Sweden, S...

Guillaume Faraut - Violin Competition

France - born on April 25, 1987- graduated Master courses at Music University Hanns Eisler in Berlin with Prof. Kolja Blacher- other teachers: Stefan Hempel, Ingolf Turban, Mi-kyung Lee, Ernst Kovacic- member in Deutsche Oper Berlin, Münchener Kammerorchester, Rundfunk Sinfonierorchester Berli...

Ioana Forna - Violin Competition

Romania - born on 22 March 22, 1991 - she studies at the Royal College of Music in London, Prof. Yossi Zivoni and Berent Korfker - she participated at Sonoro Festival, Sacconi festival, Catelton Festival USA- as a soloist, she performed in King’s Place, St. Martin in the Fields Hall, Cadogan H...

Sara Gabalawi - Cello Competition

United States of America - born on August 3, 1991- graduated the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland), Prof. David Hardy- presently studying at the Consevatorium van Amsterdam, Prof. Jeroen den Herder- concerts as soloist with Orchestra Sinfonica Juvenil de ...

Beatrice Gagiu - Violin Competition

Romania - born on October 18, 1992- presently studying at the National University of Music in Bucharest with Prof. Florin Croitoru- in 2013, as an Erasmus student, she studied with Prof. Silvia Marcovici at University of Arts Graz- masterclasses with Liviu Prunaru, Remus Azoiţei, Vegard Nilsen...

Maxime Ganz - Cello Competition

France - born on October 6, 1983- studies: Strasbourg Conservatory, Prof. Jean Deplace; Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia (Spain), Prof. Natalia Shakhovskaya;Musikhochschule in Bern (Switzerland), Prof. Antonio Meneses Awards Audience Award and award for the best interpretation of the obl...

Felipe Garcia Suarez - Cello Competition

Argentina - born on November 11, 1987- studies: Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Aragon (Spain), Prof. Angel Luis Quintana; Conservatorio Superior de Musica Salvador Segui (Spain), Prof. Jose Enrique Bouche; Codarts Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (The Netherlands), Prof. Jeroen Reuling, Rene Be...

Margarita Garmutė - Violin Competition

Lithuania -born on June 6, 1989-Bachelor Degree from the Music and Theater Academy – Lithuania and Master Diploma fron the University Vytautas Magnus-she performed at many festivals in Lithuania, Romania, Belgium and collaborated with Camerata Klaipėda, Zoltan Kodaly World Youth Orchestra, Cha...

Adrian Goicoechea Selfjord - Violin Competition

Norway - born on August 1, 1987- Bachelor Diploma from the University of Music in Munich with Prof. Ingolf Turban. - concerts with Collegium Musicum Bergen, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Murmansk Philharmonic, Capella Istropolitana- he performed with musicians such as Vilde Frang, Yuvan Gotlib...

Simeon Goshev - Piano Competition

Bulgaria - born on September 5, 1990- graduated the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna, Prof. Oleg Maisenberg and Stefan Vladar- he also studied with Prof. Alan Weiss in Belgium, where he went with an Erasmus scholarship- master classes with Michel Beroff, Arie Vardi, Klaus ...

Cédric Gremaud - Piano Competition

Elveția - born on March 7, 1989.- graduated the Geneve Conservatory (prof. Dominic Weber)- master classes with Jean- Bernard Pommier, Dominique Merlet, Alexis Golovin, Krzysztof Jablonski, Marc Durand, Claudio Martinez- Mehner, Jeffrey Swann, Filippo Gamba, Blanca Uribe, Julian Martin, Robert Mc...

Monica Han - Piano Competition

Canada - born on December 10, 1990- Bachelor degree at the Mannes College of Music, New York, where she studied with Prof. Pavlina Dokovska; she is following a master's degree at the University of British Columbia, dr. Sara Davis Buechner's class- two concerts in 2014 with Vancouver Philharmoni...

Sang-Il Han - Piano Competition

South Korea - born on February 5, 1984- bachelor degree at the Korean University of Arts (with Prof. Daejin Kim, in 2012) and graduated Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg (with Prof. Wofgang Manz – 2008)- master classes with Pascal Devoyon, Dominique Merlet, John O’Connor, Vladimir Krainev- concert...

Maria Hara - Violin Competition

Japan - born on January 29, 1990- Bachelor Diploma at the National Unversity of Fine Arts and Music in Tokyo- presently follows Master courses at the Conservatoire Superieur National de Musique et de Danse in Paris with Prof. Alexis Galpérine and Éric Crambes- he studied with Prof. Gérard Poul...

Eun–Sun Hong - Cello Competition

South Korea - born on January 8, 1989- studies: Escola Municipal de Musica Victoria dels Angels (Barcelona), Prof. Lluis Claret; Hochschule fur Musik und Tanz (Cologne), Prof. Frans Helmerson; Hochschule fur Musik Hanns Eisler (Berlin)- concerts as soloist with Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Toky...

Andrea Hughes - Concursul de Vioară

United States of America - born on May 7, 1991- Bachelor Diploma at Cleveland Institute of Music, with Prof. Paul Kantor and Ivan Zenaty- concerts with CIM Orchestra, Woods Cross Orchestra and Utah Symphony- collaborated with Utah Symphony, Ohio Valley Symphony, CIM Orchestra, Suzuki Youth Orc...

Santa Ignace - Piano Competition

Latvia - born on April 16, 1982- studying at Irish Royal Academy in Dublin with Prof. Hugh Tinney; she has a master's degree from the CIT Cork School of Music - Ireland- solo recitals in Ireland, France and Latvia Awards ESB Feis Cecil 114th Music Festival – Dublin, Ireland83th Music and Dr...

Varvara Igumnova - Violin competition

Russia - born on November 16, 1987- Bachelor and Master Diploma at Music Institute A. Schnittke in Moscow, with Prof. Dagmara Kalashkova and Vladislav Igolinsky- concerts with the Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra of the Gnessin Academy- presently she is member of Moscow Chamber Mus...

Naomi Iikawa - Violin Competition

Japan - born on December 30, 1991- she is presently studying at Conservatoire Superieur National de Musique et de Danse in Paris- teachers: Svetlin Roussev, Frolin Szigeti, Ayako Tanaka, Larissa Kolos, Alexis Galperine, Shizuko Ishii Awards 4th Prize – Music Competition for Students at Japan...

Noé Inui - Violin Competition

Greece - born on July 16, 1985-graduated courses from the Bruxelles Conservatory, presently studying with Prof. Ulf Hoelscher and Rosa Fain- concerts with Nagoya Philharmonic, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Athens State Symphony Orchestra, Dutch National Ballet, Braunschweiger Staatsorchester a...

Danila Ivanov - Cello Competition

Russia - born on May 16, 1981- studies: Music School of the Moscow Conservatory, Prof. L.Bourtchakova; Conservatory of Music of Geneva, Prof. Daniel Grosgurin- concerts as soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of Laussane, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande- masterclasses with A. Noras, N. Gutman, F. H...

Diana Elena Jipa - Violin Competition

Romania - born on September 20, 1985- Bachelor and Master Diploma at National University of Music Bucharest with Prof. Florin Croitoru- concerts with Braşov Philharmonic, Ploieşti Philharmonic, Iaşi Philharmonic, Craiova Philharmonic- she performed in Germany, Italy, Russia, Belgium, The Nethe...

Sang-Wook Jung - Piano Competition

South Korea - born on 2 March, 1987- studies at Hochschule für Musik Saarbrücken – class of Prof. Thomas Duis- graduated Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien – class of Prof. Stefan Arnold and Michael Krist- attended master classes with Hans Leygraf, Klaus Hellwig, Benedetto Lupo,...

Tatiana Kachko - Piano Competition

Russia - born on April 22, 1986- bachelor degree at the State Conservatory Rimsky- Korsakov in Sankt Petersburg, class of Prof. N. N.Seregina; she is studying now at Hochschule fur Music Franz Liszt in Weimar, class of Prof. G. Gruzman- frequent concerts and recitals in Russia, collaborating w...

Yumi Kanzaki - Violin Competition

Japan - born on October 19, 1988- presently studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, with Prof. Mihaela Martin- concerts with Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, National Institute Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Jenaer Philharmonie, Sofia Sinfonietta Orchestra- ...

Alexis Karaiskakis Nastos - Cello Competition

Greece - born on June 30, 1987- studies: Philippos Nakas Conservatory of Athens, Prof. Anastasia Katochiano; Conservatoire National de la Region de Boulogne, Paris, Prof. Xavier Gagnepain; ZurcherHochschule de Kunste, Prof. Roel Dieltiens- masterclasses with Philippe Müller, JérômePernoo, Christ...

Ariana Kashefi - Cello Competition

United Kingdom - born on March 29, 1991- studied at the Royal Academy of Music, Prof. Robert Max; Royal College of Music, Prof. Mellisa Phelps; Hochschule fur Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, Prof. Claudio Bohorquez- masterclasses with Frans Helmerson, Natalia Shakovskaya, Johannes Goritzki, Ivan M...

Iryna Kichakova - Violin Competition

Ukraine - born on May 20, 1984- graduated the Hochschule für Künste Bremen, with Prof. Katrin Scholz- concerts and recitals in Germany, South Korea, Switzerland, Belgium and Austria- collaborated with conductor Yaroslav Rudenko- masterclasses with Bron, Faig Aliyew, Lidia Goldstein, Oleg Kryss...

Jee Won Kim - Violin Competition

South Korea - born on March 29, 1990- presently studying at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, with Prof. Mihaela Martin- concerts with State Symphony Moscow Orchestra, State Symphony Smolensk Orchestra, State Symphony Lipitsk Orchestra, State Symphony Izhevsk Orchestra- concerts and recitals...

Sarah Kim - Cello Competition

Australia - born on September 3, 1989- graduated the Australian National Academy of Music, Prof. Howard Penny, and the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg, Prof. Jean-Guihen Queyras- presently studying at the Hochschule fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart- masterclasses with Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi,...

Yoon-Jee Kim - Piano Competition

South Korea - born on January 4, 1985;- graduated the Royal Northern College of Music, Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien from Hanovra and Yale University; some of his teachers were Markus Groh, Matti Raekallio, Vladimir Krainev- recitals, orchestra and chamber music concerts in USA, Can...

YuEun Kim - Violin Competition

South Korea - born on 13 April 1988- Master Diploma at National University of Seoul with Prof. Kyung – Sun Lee, presently studying at Southern University in California with Prof. Midori Goto- concerts with Incheon Philharmonic Orchestra, Seoul National University Orchestra- performed at Classi...

Peter Klimo - Piano Competition

United States of America - born on October 9, 1990- he has a bachelor degree from the Eastman School of Music and a master's degree from the Yale School of music; some of his teachers were Peter Frankl, Nelita True, Tyler W. Tom, Jean Barr- recitals in New York, Aspen and Tarzana (USA) and conc...

Benedict Klöeckner - Cello Competition

Germany - born on January 2, 1989- concerts as soloist with German Radio Orchestra, the NDR Symphony Orchestra, Slovakian Radio Orchestra, MDR Radio Symphony Orhestra, Kremerata Baltica, German State Orchestra, chamber orchestras from Amsterdam, Berlin and Prague- collaborated with conductors su...

Anatolii Kostiuchenko - Piano Competition

Ukraine - born on December 28, 1992- studies at the National Academy for Music "P. I. Tchaikovsky" in Kiev, class of Prof. Maria Aloe- concerts with the National Ukranian Philharmonic Orchestra- master classes with numerous pianists, N. Suk, V. Viardo, V. Mischouk, Grekhem Scott, V. Rudenko, M. ...

Soshi Koyama - Piano Competition

Japan - born on December 23, 1991- he is a student at the Tokyo University of Arts, he had numerous recitals in Tokyo Awards 1st Prize at the International Competition “Pusaka Indonesia" Programme First roundJ. S. Bach- Prelude and Fugue no. 24 in B flat minor, Well Tempered Clavier (I)J...

Vladislav Kozhukhin - Piano Competition

Russia - born on May 30, 1990 - currently he is studying at the Hochschule für Musik in Stuttgart (Prof. Kirill Gershtein's class), and in 2013 he graduated Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid (class prof. Dmitri Bashkirov and Claudio Martinez-Mehner) - participated in masterclas...

Atanas Krastev - Cello Competition

Bulgaria - born on August 22, 1988- studies: National Academy of Music, Prof. Anatoli Krastev; Escuela de Musica Reina Sofia, Madrid, Prof. Natalia Shakhovskaia- collaborated with conductors such as Vasil Kazandjev, Emil Tabakov, Georgi Dimitrov, Yordan Dafov, Plamen Djouroff, Martin Panteleev...

Li–Kung Kuo - Violin Competition

Taiwan - born on April 30, 1981- Bachelor Diploma from the Soochow University of Music in Taiwan, with Prof. Devy Erilh and Isabelle Flory- concerts and recitals in France, Taiwan- participated in festivals such as Musicatheme, l’Abbaye de la Lucerne, Artsà la Pointe, Classical Concerto series...

Raphael Lang - Cello Competition

France - born on June 23, 1990- graduated the Royal Academy, where he studied with Prof. David Strange; currently studying in the Masters of Arts Program at the Royal Academy of Music, with Prof. Mats Lidstrom- masterclasses with Mats Lidstrom, Roland Pidoux, Christoph Henkel, Valter Despalj, ...

Semen Lashkin - Cello Competition

Russia - born on November 5, 1988- graduated the Moscow State Conservatory P. I. Tchaikovsky, Prof. Dmitriy Miller; currently studying at the Folkwang University of Arts (Essen, Germany) with Prof. Young- Chang Cho- masterclasses with Laszlo Fenyo, David Geringas, Dmitriy Ferschtman, Lluis Cla...

Anastasia Laskova - Cello Competition

Russia - born on March 15, 1989- studied at the Central Music School of the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow and the Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia, Prof. Natalia Shakhovskaya- master classes with Frans Helmerson, Antonia Meneses, Arto Noras, Natalia Gutman, Gary Hoffman, Ferenc ...

Stepan Lavrov - Violin Competition

Russia - born on May 18, 1987- presently studying at the Mozarteum University Salzburg with Prof. Pierre Amoyal- concerts and recitals on venues such as Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Cadogan Hall, Joseph Joachim Konzertsaal- performed with Youth Orchestra and Berliner Philharmoniker- colla...

Dong Young Lee - Violin Competition

South Korea - born on January 4, 1987- graduated the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, Prof. Mihaela Martin- presently studying at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig, Prof. Mariana Sîrbu- he performed in Japan, Korea and Germany and has held the Concertmaster position in the JungeKamme...

Myung–Eun Lee - Violin Competition

South Korea / Germany  - born on December 24, 1987- Bachelor and Master Diploma at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, Prof. Mihaela Martin- performed at international festivals such as Kuhmo Music Festival or Santander Music Festival- presently plays on a Panormo violin received through ...

Sang Min Lee - Piano Competition

South Korea  - born on December 9, 1983- presently studying at Hochschule für Musik Saarbrücken with Prof. Kristin Merscher; graduated in 2012 the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (the class of Prof. Kalle Randalu) Awards 1st Prize – Korea Piano Association Competition and Korea/Germany Bra...

Seo Yung Lee - Cello Competition

South Korea - born on November 15, 1988- studied at the Seoul National University - concerts as soloist with Korean Symphony Orchestra, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta de Norte Portugal, Ploiesti Symphony Orchestra (Romania), State Symphony Orchestra of Krasnoyarsk (Russia), Kamme...

Yena Lee - Violin Competition

Canada - born on July 3, 1989- graduated the Hochschule für Musik Mainz, Prof. Anne Shih- presently studying Master’s degree at Yale School of Music, Prof. Hyo Kang- concerts as soloist with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, West Coast Symphony, Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, Mainzer Virtuosi Kam...

Yoonjin Lee - Violin Competition

South Korea - born on April 10, 1984- bachelor degree from the Royal College of Music in London, Prof. Radu Blidar- presently studying for a master degree at the Music Conservatory in San Francisco- concerts on venues such as Allice Tully Hall, Lincon Center in NYC and Cadogan Hall- soloist fo...

Yu Mi Lee - Piano Competition

South Korea - born on January 26, 1983;- graduated Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover; studied with Mi Kyung Kim, Matti Raekallio, Roberto Plano;- concerts in Bulgaria, Germany, Russia, Spain, Czech Republic and recitals in Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, South Korea; Awards ...

Adela Liculescu - Piano Competition

Romania - born on August 4, 1993- currently studying at the University of Music Vienna, class of Prof. Martin Hughes- recitals on venues in Vienna, Berlin, Munich, Venice, Gdansk, Bucharest, Cluj- master classes with Walter Krafft, Diana Ketler, Konstantin Lifschitz, Carlos Roque Alsina, Jacqu...

Niklas Liepe - Violin Competition

Germany - born on March 2, 1990- graduated the University of Music in Hannover, Prof. Krzysztof Wegrzyn, and in Cologne, Prof. Zakhar Bron- presently studying for his master degree at the Kronberg Academy, with Prof. Mihaela Martin and Ana Chumachenco- solo and chamber music performances, as a m...

Kevin Lin - Violin Competition

United States of America - born on May 16, 1993- studying for his bachelor degree at the Colburn School Conservatory of Music- some of his teachers were Robert Lipsett, Arnold Steinhardt, Pinchas Zukerman, Grigory Kalinovsky, Patinka Kopec, Paul Kantor - performances in festivals such as Aspen...

Si Li - Violin Competition

China - born on November 19, 1985- bachelor and master degree from École Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris, Prof. Devy Erlih- starting March 2013, associated soloist at the Chinese National Center for Performing Arts in Beijing Awards 1st Prize – Jiangsu Regional Competition (Nanjing...

Kirill Lissijenko - Piano Competition

Estonia - born on June 29, 1986- graduated the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2010, where he studied with Prof. Lilian Semper, Irina Zahharenkova, Age Juurikas; currently he studies at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, class of Prof. Hui-Ying liu-Tawaststjerna- frequent concerts in E...

Ekaterina Litvintseva - Piano Competition

Russia - born on December 15, 1986- graduated the Maimonides Classic Piano Academy in Moscow, where she studied with Viktor Derevyanko, Alexander Mndoyants and Ekaterina Derzhavina; in 2013 she earned a master's degree from the Music and Dance Academy in Cologne, class of Prof. Nina Tichman- ...

Xin Li - Piano Competition

China - born on August, 16 1982- graduated the Music Conservatory in Beijing, class of Prof. Bing Han- concerts and recitals in China, France, Austria, Australia, Switzerland- master classes with Leslie Howard, Einar Steen- Noekleberg, Tamas Ungar, Mika Oi, Jorg Demus Awards: Finalist – Inter...

Georgy Lomakov - Cello Competition

Ukraine - born on January 5, 1984- graduated the Mikolaj Lysenco Music School in Kiew, Prof. Juriy Polanski, and the Hochschule fur Musik in Nurenberg, Prof. Siegmund von Haussegger- concerts as soloist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of South-Westfalia- master classes with Lynn Harell, Gary Hof...

Adam Lulek - Violin Competition

Poland - born on October 14, 1981- graduated the Academy of Music in Krakow, where he studied with prof. Kaja Danczowska and Wieslaw Kwasny, and the Fryderyck Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, in the class of prof. Konstanty Andrzej Kulka - played as soloist with Lublin Philharmonic Orches...

Octavian Alin Lup - Cello Competition

Romania - born on March 25, 1987- graduated the National University of Music Bucharest, Prof. Marin Cazacu- currently he is a PhD student at the National University of Music Bucharest- concerts as soloist with Radio Chamber Orchestra Bucharest, Cluj Philharmonic Orchestra, Arad Philharmonic Orch...

Emil Lyutfaliev – Violin Competition

Russia - born on March 31, 1987- Bachelor and Master diploma from the Maastricht Conservatory, prof. Boris Belkin, and since 2012 studying at Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofia (Madrid)- concerts as soloist with orchestras such as: Sinfonica de Galicia, Cantilena from Moscow, London Soloists...

Iulia Maria Marin - Piano Competition

Romania - born on July 30, 1991- in 2014 she graduated Manhattan School of Music in New York, where she studied with Phillip Kawin; she will follow the master's degree of the same institution; other teachers she studied with are Matti Raekallio, Laurie Carney, Viniciu Moroianu, Nina Lelchuk- sh...

Maya Matievich - Piano Competition

Serbia - born on January 5, 1990- currently studying at the Moscow Conservatory (class of Prof. Maria Bodo), and in 2010 she graduated the Faculty of Music in Belgrade;- master classes with Elisso Virsaladze, Jacques Rouvier, Igor Lazko, Andrei Diev, Piero Rattalino, Svetlana Bogino, and others ...

Sélim Mazari - Piano Competition

France - born on November 3, 1992- graduated the Conservatoire Regional de Paris, where he studied with Prof. Pierre Reach and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris, where he studied with Brigitte Engerer and Claire Desert- duo and trio concerts with Yo- Yo Ma în M...

Nogga Ana–Maria Mihăeş Abramovici - Violin Competition

Israel / Romania - born on December 6, 1993- presently studying at Jerusalem Academy of Music, Prof. Moti Schmitt- concerts as soloist with Haifa Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Summer Music Academy from Sighişoara and Yuval and Kiriat – Motzkin Chamber Orchestra- she played under the baton of E...

Dinu Alexandru Mihăilescu - Piano Competition

Romania - born on August 10, 1988- currently studying at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva – class of Prof. Dominique Weber- master classes with Dimitri Bashkirov, Menahem Pressler, Julian Martin, Robert Mc Donald, Helmuth Deutsch;- recitals in Romania, Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Po...

Iva Miletić - Violin Competition

Serbia - born on March 3, 1988- graduated the University of Music in Belgrad and the Music University Essen, Prof. Mintcho Mintchev- collaborated with many European orchestras and performed on festivals from Varna, Antalya, Sicily and Tel-Aviv- currently playing a Antonio Gragnani 1779 violin ...

Florian Mitrea - Piano Competition

Romania - born on October 23, 1989- graduated the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he obtained his bachelor degree with First Class Honours and Regency Award for exceptional results (2012) and his master's degree with DipRAM (2014)- concerts in venues from Austria, UK, Romania, The Net...

Jiweon Moon - Violin Competition

South Korea - born on February 9, 1986- Bachelor and Master Diploma at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig, Prof. Mariana Sîrbu- concerts as a soloist with Incheon Symphony Orchestra, Seoul Youth Philharmonic and New Korean Symphony Orchestra- she played chamber music in Holland, Germany an...

Anna Morozova - Cello Competition

Russia - born on April 1, 1991- graduated the Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music, Prof. Natalia Zavarzina- presently studying at the Moscow State Conservatory P.I. Tchaikowsky, with Prof. Natalia Shakhovskaya- master classes with David Geringas, Stefan Popov, Alexander Buzlov, Marko Ylonen, ...

Alexandru Stefan Murariu - Composition Section

Winner of the George Enescu International Competition 2014 - Composition Section - Chamber Music with the work El nino, motto "El Nino has taught us two lessons that will endure..." Romania - born on May 12, 1989- graduated the Music and Arts Highschool Sigismund Toduta from Deva and the Ba...

Mamikon Nakhapetov - Piano Competition

Georgia - born on December 19, 1982- bachelor and master's degree from the State Conservatory in Tbilisi, where he studied with N. Gabunia and N. Khubutia; postgraduate studies at Hochschule fur Musik in Munich, with E. Virsaladze and H. Deutsch- since 2008, he teaches at the Hochschule fur M...

Wakamatsu Naru - Piano Competition

Japan - born on November 8, 1984- graduated the Music Academy Liszt Ferenc, where he studied with Nador Gorgy and Baranyay Laszlo; he is currently studying at the Hochschule fur Musik Karlsruhe- concerts and recitals in Japan, Germany, USA, Finlanda Awards 2nd Prize – International Piano Compe...

Bogdan Marian Nicola - Piano Competition

Romania - born on June 3, 1989- bachelor and master's degree from the Danish Royal Academy of Music, class of Prof. Niklas Sivelov; from September, he will continue his piano solo classes at the same institution, with a scholarship for exceptional results- solo and chamber music recitals and ...

Akihito Okuda - Piano Competition

Japan - born on January 20, 1985- graduated the University of Arts in Zurich (class of Prof. Homero Francesch) and University of Arts in Berlin; he is currently studying at the Humboldt University in Berlin- concerts with international orchestras from Osaka, Berlin, Bratislava etc., on venues ...

Josquin Otal - Piano Competition

France - born on November 21, 1992- he studies at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse – Paris, class of Prof. Anne Queffélec and Denis Pascal- master classes with Bruno Rigutto, Jean- Claude Pennetier, Arie Vardie, Jacques Rouvier Awards 3rd Prize and Contemporary Music ...

Rusanda Panfili - Violin Competition

Romania - born on November 1, 1988- presently completing her Master studies at the Vienna Music University of Music and Performing Arts, Prof. Edward Zeinkowski- previously, studied with Prof. Alexander Arenkow and Christian Altenburger - she collaborated with musicians such as Horia Andreescu...

Il Zoo Park - Violin Competition

Korea - born on February 27, 1991- presently completing her Master studies at Universität der Künste Berlin, Prof. Erika Geldsetzer- concerts as a soloist with Seoul Pops Orchestra, Seoul Union Symphony Orchestra and Hangook Symphony Orchestra- played on venues suh as Kumho Art Center and Centru...

Sungmi Park - Violin Competition

Korea - born on April 16, 1991- Master Diploma at Hochschule für Muzic und Tanz in Köln with Prof. Mihaela Martin- concerts with Bucheon Philarmonic Orchestra, Seoul Symphony Orchestra and Hangook Symphony Orchestra- masterclasses with Liviu Prunaru, Schlomo Mintz, Maxim Vengerov, Paul Bass, R...

Woogil Park - Piano Competition

South Korea - born on April 5, 1993- studies at the National University in Seoul with Prof. Hyoungjoon Chang- recitals and concerts in South Korea and Serbia- master classes with Jacques Rouvier, Ian Hobson, Alexander Korsantia, Nelita True, Sofya Gulyak Awards 1st Prize – Korea Chopin Piano...

Diana Petre - Cello Competition

Romania - born on July 27, 1985- studied at the National University of Music Bucharest- concerts as soloist with Cluj-Napoca Philharmonic Orchestra- master classes with Marin Cazacu, Laszlo Fenyo, Matt Haimovitz Awards 1st Prize and Special Award - International Festival “J. S. Bach ” (Cluj Na...

Dmytro Pivnenko - Piano Competition

Ukraine - born on February 14, 1988- currently studying at the National Music Academy of Ukraine- master classes with B. Goetzke, L. Mikkola, A. Ljubimov, O. Yablonskaya Awards International Music Competition in Yalta (Ukraine – 2010)The Art of XXI century Competition (Finland – 2009) Program...

Mihkel Poll - Piano Competition

Estonia - born on August 14, 1986- studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with Prof. Ronan O'Hara- he is currently following a PhD degree at the Estonian Academy for Music and Theater- recitals and concerts in many countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Sweden, Fr...

Florian Rago - Violin Competition

United Kingdom - born on October 28, 1988- Bachelor Diploma at Royal College of Music, Prof. Dona Lee Croft, and Master Diploma at Royal College of Music, Prof. Igor Petrushevski- performed on venues such as All Saints Friern London, Lincoln Cathedral, Regent Hall London, Sir Charles Mackerras...

Ilya Rashkovskiy - Piano Competition

Russia - born on November 17, 1984- he graduated Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover (Prof. V. Krainev’s class) and École Normale Supérieure de Musique de Paris "Alfred Cortot" (Prof. M Rybicki's class)- performed with the Russian State Orchestra, the National Philharmonic of Ki...

Mateusz Rettner - Piano Competition

Poland - born on January 21, 1990- he graduated the Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw (religious music - organ), bachelor in musicology at the University of Warsaw and from 2011 he is studying composition and piano at the Academy of Music in Lodz- he participated in master classes...

Mihai Ritivoiu - Piano Competition

Romania - born on August 11, 1989- now he is studying at Guildhall School of Music and Drama (master's degree, class of Prof. Joan Havill). He graduated the National University of Music Bucharest (2012 – Class. Prof. Viniciu Moroianu) - master classes held by Emmanuel Ax (2013), Richard Goode...

Sarah Rommel - Cello Competition

United States of America - born on March 16, 1989- graduated the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia- currently studying at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles- master classes with Frans Helmerson, Hans Jorgen Jensen, Gary Hoffman, Emerson String Quartet, Edgar Meyer, Mark O...

Radu Mihai Ropotan - Violin Competition

Romania - born on August 11, 1989- Bachelor Diploma at Royal College of Music; presently completing his Master studies at Royal Academy of Music, London- played in cities of Romania such as Galati, Bucharest, Sinaia, Brasov and Ploiesti, and in countries such as France, Germany, Italy, Great Bri...

Fédor Roudine - Violin Competition

France - born on July 21, 1992- graduated the Conservatoire National Regional de Paris with Prof. Larissa Kolos, then studied with Miroslav Roussine, Svetlin Roussev and Zakhar Bron- presently studying at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Prof. Pierre Amoyal- concerts as a soloist with the...

Raphaëlle Rubio - Violin Competition

France - born on July 11, 1992- Bachelor Diploma at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse de Lyon, presently continuing her Master studies in the same university with professors Vladimir Nemţanu and Kazimierz Olechowski- played chamber music in many cities of France and Italy, p...

Tony Rymer - Cello Competition

United States of America - born on July 10, 1989- currently studying at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule fur Musik, Berlin- master classes with Yo-Yo Ma, Anner Bylsma, Steven Isserlis, Peter Wispelwey- concerts as soloist with Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Florida Orchestra, Nashvi...

Kazuya Saito - Piano Competition

Japan - born on February 1, 1990 - he graduated the National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris (2014 - Class prof. Michel Dalberto and Claire-Marie Le Guay) and the University of Music and Fine Arts in Tokyo (2012) - performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestr...

Daniil Sayamov - Piano Competition

Russia - born on November 23, 1983 - he graduated the Royal College of Music in London (Prof. D. Alexeev class) and the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (class of Prof. Vera Gornostaeva) - held solo recitals (Russia, USA, Canada, Israel, Switzerland, Germany, Austria) and concerts with Est...

Aleksandr Shaikin - Piano Competition

Russia - born on July 10, 1987 - studying at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg (Prof. Pavel Gililov class). He graduated The Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (2013 - Class Prof. Eliso Virsaladze) - recitals and concerts in Russia, Austria, Germany, Spain and others Awards 1st Priz...

Shizhe Shen - Piano Competition

China - born on November 12, 1994 - currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover - Prof. Arie Vardi class - has given recitals and concerts in China, England, Germany and the U.S. Awards 3rd Prize - Louisiana International Piano Competition (2013) 1st Prize- Pu...

Reina Shibutani - Violin Competition

Japan - born on February 3, 1993- studied at Tokyo University of Arts, École Normale de Musique in Paris and the Regional Conservatory in Paris, with professors Takashi Shimizu, Gérard Poulet, Larissa Kolos and Igor Volochine- played in Japan and Europe, in cities such as Venice, Milan and Par...

Tomoka Shigeno - Piano Competition

Japan - born on October 7, 1988 - studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg (Class Prof. Marian Migdal). He graduated The Royal College of Music in London (2011 - Class Prof. Ruth Nye) - he collaborated with renowned musicians such as violinist Julian Rachlin (complete sonatas ...

Haruna Shinoyama - Violin Competition

Japan - born on March 28, 1994- graduated from Toho Gakuen Music High School, Prof. Tomoko Kato and Gerard Poulet; presently studying at Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Prof. Pierre Amoyal- played in festivals such as International Music Festival Nippon, Kirishima International Music Festival ...

Denys Shramko - Piano Competition

Ukraine - born on April 23, 1987 - graduated the National Music Academy of Ukraine (Prof. T. Roschina) - master classes held by Bernd Goetzke, Brenno Ambrosini, Oxana Yablonskaya - solo recitals (Ukraine, Russia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain) and concerts with the National Philharmonic of Uk...

Tatiana Sidorova - Piano Competition

Russia - born on March 6, 1984 - studying at the University of Arts in Zürich (Prof. Konstantin Scherbakov class); graduated the Moscow Conservatory (class of Prof. Mikhail Lidsky) - solo recitals in Russia, Ukraine, France, Switzerland, Italy and concerts with orchestras as Russian National O...

Dmitry Silvian - Cello Competition

Russia - born on June 15, 1987- studied in Russia and France (Boulogne Conservatory, Conservatoire National de Musique et de Danse in Paris)- concerts as soloist with the Orchestra of Toulouse Awards: 1st Prize and Special Award for the best performance - American Protégé Competition in New Yor...

Elina Sitnikava - Violin Competition

Belarus - born on October 6, 1990- studied at the Belarusian State Academy of Music; presently she is studying at Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia, Prof. Zakhar Bron- concerts as soloist with Belarusian State Symphony Orchestra, Lvov Symphony Orchestra and Belarusian State Chamber Orches...

Lev Sivkov - Cello Competition

Russia - born on April 6, 1990- studied at the Music Academy in Basel, Switzerland, with Prof. I. Monighetti, and in the Music Academy in Stuttgart, Germany, with Prof. C. Brotbek Awards 1st Prize - Dominick Cello Prize (Stuttgart, 2009)1st Prize - Gavrilin International Music Competition (Rus...

Josu De Solaun - Piano Competition

Spain - born on October 27, 1981; - he studied at the Manhattan School of Music (Bachelor, Master and PhD) with Nina Svetlanova and Horacio Gutiérrez; - has performed as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra International, Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestr...

Coral Solomon - Piano Competition

Romania / Canada - born on June 15, 1993- attends the Cleveland Institute of Music in the studio of Antonio Pomba-Baldi. Prior, she studied in Toronto with Dan Atanasiu- performed as soloist with Romanian Philharmonics including Timisoara, Sibiu, Brasov, Arad, Targu Mures, Bacau; as well as Ca...

Albertina Eunju Song - Piano Competition

South Korea - born on February 3, 1984- she graduated the Yonsei University in Seoul, has a master's degree from the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart (Prof. Andrzej Ratusinski); she is currently studying chamber music at the same institution in Stuttgart, with Prof. Fl...

Viacheslau Spiridonov - Piano Competition

Belarus - born on August 20, 1985 - studying at the University of Arts in Bern (Prof. Tomasz Herbut); in 2014, graduated the University of Arts in Zurich (Prof. Homero Franceschi) - solo recitals in Belarus, Europe, USA, performed with orchestra in Zurich, Minsk, Karlsbad and participated in fe...

Ion Storojenco - Cello Competition

Republic of Moldova - born on November 20, 1988- studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique Paris, Prof. Marc Coppey and Pauline Bartissol; University of Music and performing Arts in Vienna, Prof. Robert Nagy- concerts as soloist with the Chisinau Philharmonic, Iasi Philharmonic,...

Antoniya Stoyanova - Piano Competition

Bulgaria - born on 28 May 1984- she graduated the National School of Music "Pancho Vladigerov" (Prof. Julia Nenova), bachelor and master's degree- performed with Sofia Philharmonic, UAE- solo recitals and chamber music in Europa and Asia- master classes held by Paolo Police, Stela Dimitrova Bo...

Andrey Stukalov - Piano Competition

Russia - born on March 24, 1987 - graduated the Moscow State Conservatory (Prof. Sergey Dorensky) Awards 3rd Prize - International Piano Competition "Le Muse" (Naples - 2013) 2nd Prize - International Piano Competition Delia Steinberg (Madrid - 2012) 1st Prize - International Piano Competi...

Nozomu Sugawara - Piano Competition

Japan - born on May 18, 1990 - graduated the University of Arts in Tokyo, where he studied with Prof. Yu Kakuno and Rintaro Akamatsu - master classes held by Piotr Paleczny, Enrico Pace and Andrea Bonatti - performance with philharmonics from Tokyo, Sendai, Tokyo University of Arts and Tokyo Ci...

Herin Sung - Piano Competition

South Korea - born on February 25, 1985 - studied at the University of Arts in Berlin – class of Prof. Mi Joo Lee- recitals and concerts both as a soloist and as a member of chamber groups in Korea, Germany and Switzerland Awards 1st Prize at the International Piano Competition "Hans von B...

Jenna Sung - Piano Competition

South Korea - born on August 19, 1985 - currently studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (with Prof. Deniz Gelenbe and Gabriele Baldocci); graduated the Royal College of Music London (2013, Prof. Leon McCawley), Frederyk Chopin University of Music Warsaw (2011 - Prof. Jerzy ...

Ryutaro Suzuki - Piano Competition

Japan - born on January 24, 1990 - currently studying at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse de Paris (class of Prof. Hortense Cartier Bresson) - masterclasses held by D. Bashkirov, F. Wibault, P. Devoyon, B. Rigutto, G. Tacchino, S. Perticaeoli, V. Klaiven and others - r...

Ştefan Tarara - Violin Competition

Germany - born on May 2, 1986- Master Diploma at the Music University of Zurich, Prof. Zakhar Bron- concerts as soloist with SWR Radio Orchestra, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, RTV Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana- he gives masterclasses in Europe, is the assistant of Prof. Zakhar Bron in Interlaken, S...

Darima Tcyrempilova - Cello Competition

Rusia - born on June 20, 1991- studies: HFM Karlsruhe, Prof. László Fenyö; HMT Rostock, Prof. Julian Steckel;Gnessin Musik Akademie, Prof. Vladimir Tonkha- masterclasses with Cello Akademie Rutesheim, Prof. W .E. Schmidt, Sommer Campus Rostock – with H.Schiff, Pro Bono Musicae in Warsaw – Poland...

Shiori Terauchi - Violin Competition

Japan - born on February 28, 1990- graduated the Toho Gakuen Music Highschool; she is presently studying at Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia, Spain- received classes from Zakhar Bron, Yuri Volguin, Akiko Tatsumi, Chihiro Kudo Awards 3rd Prize – 6th Louis Spohr International Competition (...

Sylvia Thereza - Piano Competition

Brazil - born on January 3, 1981 - graduated from Lucca Arts - KU (Belgium) and the Brazilian Conservatory of Music, studying with renowned pianists such as Alan Weiss, Maria João Pires, Nelson Freire, Sergio Tiempo, Maria da Penha or Bella Davidovich - performs with the Philadelphia Orchestr...

Joubert–Solorzano Thibault - Cello Competition

France - born on April 11, 1992- graduated the Conservatory in Angers, Prof. Zanotti- masterclasses with Veronique Marin Queyras, Philippe Muller, Yvan Chifolleau, Jerome Pernoo, Yovan Markovitch- presently studying at the National University of Music in Bucharest, Prof. Marin Cazacu Program...

Taiga Tojo - Violin Competition

Japan - born on May 21st, 1997- Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Prof. Pierre Amoyal - concerts as soloist with Tokyo Philharmonic, Tromso Chamber Orchestra, Kofu Chamber Orchestra and Tamaho Chamber Orchestra- master classes with Prof. Nam Yun Kim and Regis Pasquier Awards Scholarship – He...

Alexandru Totan - Cello Competition

Romania - born on March 5, 1992- studies at the Bucharest National University of Music, with professors such as Dan Totan, Aurel Niculescu, Marin Cazacu- he made his debut in the spring of 2014, with the Ion Dumitrescu Philharmonic, conducted by Keith Smith Awards 1st Prize - Paul Constantines...

Pasha (Paul) Tseitlin - Violin Competition

United States of America - born on January 8, 1986- master degree from the Colburn School, Prof. Robert Lipsett, bachelor degree from the University of Southern California, Prof. Alice Schoenfeld- concerts as soloist with La Jolla Symphony, San Diego Symphony, St. Petersburg Chamber Orchestra ...

Paris Tsenikoglou - Piano Competition

Greece - born on April 10, 1989 - currently studying at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg (Prof. Jacques Rouvier class); in 2012 graduated from the University of Music and Theatre in Munich - master classes held by Murray Perahia and András Schiff - performed with orchestras in Munich, Salzb...

Igor Tsinman - Violin Competition

Russia - born on January 15, 1984- studied in Moscow with Prof. Kravtschenko and in Rheinland-Pfalz with Prof. Anne Seih- masterclasses with Klaus Arp, Taras Gabora, Arvo Pärt, Roger Chase, Jurgen Kussmaul, Wolfgang Guttler, Dora Schwarzberg Programme First roundJ. S. Bach – Adagio and Fug...

Mikhail Turpanov - Piano Competition

Russia - born on May 17, 1989 - studying at the Moscow State Conservatory (class of Prof. Mikhail Voskresensky and Nikolai Petrov) - master classes with Leif Ove Andsne, Pierre- Laurent Aimard, Dmitri Bashkirov, Vladimir Feltsman, Oksana Yablonskaya and others - recitals and concerts in Russi...

Yukako Uchino - Violin Competition

Japan - born on April 25, 1993- currently studying at the University of Music in Detmold, Germany, Prof. Thomas Christian- participated in violin and chamber music competitions in Salzburg, Austria Programme First roundJ. S. Bach – Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in g minorW. A. Mozart – Concerto...

Tomoya Umeda - Piano Competition

Japan - born on January 6, 1991 - studying at Tokyo University of the Arts (Class of Prof. Seizo Azuma and Rintaro Akamatsu)- master classes with G. Nador, J. Rouvier- recitals and concerts in Japan and Europe Awards 2nd Prize - Tokyo Art Center Piano Competition (2012)2nd Prize - All Japane...

Kenta Uno - Cello Competition

Japan - born on July 25, 1989- studies at the Konservatorium Wien and the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts,with professors such as Hiroyuki Kanaki, Nobuko Yamazaki, Fumiaki Kono, Joseph Luitz, Cecilia Ottensamer- numerous concerts and recitals in Austria, Italy, Hungary, Japan Pro...

Vassilis Varvaresos - Piano Competition

Greece - born on June 1, 1983 - studied at the Juilliard School (class of Prof. Jerome Lowenthal), the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris (class of Prof. Michel Dalberto); PhD in piano interpretation awarded by the Juilliard School (mentor Carl Schachter) - recit...

Carlos Vegas - Violin Competition

Venezuela - born on March 19, 1987- graduated the Simón Bolívar Music Conservatory; presently studying at the Latino-American Violin Academy, Prof. José Francisco Del Castillo- concerts as a soloist with the Simón Bolívar Symphonic Orchestra and the Symphonic Orchestra of Aragua- performed in ...

Aurelia Vișovan - Piano Competition

Romania - born on June 30, 1990 - currently studying at the University of Music in Vienna (Piano - prof Martin Hughes and harpsichord - Class Prof. Gordon Murray) - master classes held by Robert Levin, Stephen Hough, Gabriel AMIRAS, György Kurtág- recitals and concerts in Berlin, Dresden and ...

Jimmy Chih-Ming Wang - Violin Competition

Taiwan / United States of America -  born on May 4, 1989-Bachelor Diploma at New England Conservatory and Master Diploma at Cleveland Institute of Music, with Prof. David Nadien, Joel Smirnoff, Masuko Ushioda, Stefan Milenkovich and Gregory Lee- concerts as soloist with New England Conser...

Lara Weber - Violin Competition

Germany - born on November 26, 1992- presently studying at Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim with Prof. Marco Rizzi - concerts as soloist with Rhineland – Palatinate Philharmonic Orchestra and Kurpfălziches Kammerorchester- since 2012, she plays a Joseph Gagliano violin, after...

Wei Xing - Piano Competition

China - born on April 23, 1983 - graduated from Arizona State University - class of Prof. Caio Pagano - master classes with Andre Watts, John O'Connor, Mikhail Voskresensky, Manuela Gouveia Awards Semifinalist - New Orleans International Piano Competition (USA, 2010) Winner of the Music Teac...

Asuna Yamanaka - Piano Competition

Japan - born on January 6, 1984 - studied at the Tokyo College of Music (class of Prof. Takashi Hironaka) - studied with great pianists and teachers: Gabriel Tacchino Michel Beroff, Klaus Schild Andrey Pisarev, Boris Petrushansky- recitals and concerts in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Paris, Vienna, Sal...

Yoon Yang - Violin Competition

South Korea - born on March 16, 1986- graduated the Korean National University of Arts in Seoul, Prof. Nam-Yoon Kim, and Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media, Prof. Krzysztof Wegrzyn- presently studying at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Prof. Pierre Amoyal and Prof. Liana Isakadz...

Sang Yhee - Cello Competition

South Korea - born on October 18, 1988- PhD of Musical Arts in Cello Performance from the Manhattan School of Music New York- bachelor degree from the Juilliard School- professors Julia Lichten, Joel Krosnick, David Soyer, Hans Jorgen Jensen, Harvey Shapiro- master classes with David Geringas, ...

Hwa–Pyung Yoo - Violin Competition

South Korea - born on January 20, 1991- graduated the Korean National University of Arts in Seoul, Prof. Nam-Yoon Kim and Sang-Woo Park; presently studying at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, Prof. Mihaela Martin Awards 3rd Prize – Hyundai Musik International Competition (Berlin)2nd Prize...

Jackie Jaekyung Yoo - Piano Competition

South Korea - born on July 4, 1983 - currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music (class of Prof. Graham Scott) and Hochscule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover (Class Prof. Markus Groh) - master classes with Pascal Roge, Pascal Devoyon, John O'Connor, Michel Beroff, Karl-Hei...

Yui Yoshioka - Piano Competition

Japan - born April 12, 1991 - currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg (class of Prof. Dina Yoff) - master classes with Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Katsuko Miura, Lilya Zilberstein - recitals and concerts in Japan, Austria, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, USA Awa...

Yelena Zorina - Piano Competition

Russia - born on December 2, 1982- she graduated the College of Art in Kamchatka in 2002 and the Glinka Conservatory in Nizhny Novgorod in 2007; since December 2012, she studies at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow with Prof. Pavel Nersessian;- master classes held by A. Mndoyants, M. Voskr...

Kirill Zvegintsov - Piano Competition

Ukraine - born on November 6, 1983 - graduated the Basel School of Music (class of Prof. Jürg Henneberger and Markus Weiss) and Hochschule der Künste in Bern (class of Prof. Thomas Herbut) - master classes with Robert Levin, Konstantin Lifshitz, Piotr Andreszewsky - recitals and concerts in S...

Stephanie Zyzak - Violin Competition

United States of America - born on April 15, 1994- New England Conservatory, Prof. Kurt Sassmannshaus and Mimi Zweig (Bachelor and Master Diploma)- currently studying with Prof. Miriam Fried- concerts as soloist with Starling Chamber Orchestra in the Aspen Music School, Louisville Symphony Orc...

Ovidiu Bălan

Acclaimed as one of the greatest conductors coming out of the Eastern European tradition, Ovidiu Bălan has a well-known and reputable career in Europe, where he holds the following positions: Executive Director, Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Bacau Symphony Orchestra, Romania, sinc...

Justus Frantz

Justus Frantz is a name that one associates with outstanding orchestras and an absolute commitment to music. Professor Justus Frantz has been an internationally successful pianist and conductor for more than thirty years. He has served classical music countless times: by constantly discovering an...

Daisuke Soga

Daisuke Soga is resident conductor of Tokyo New City Orchestra (a full member of Japanese Professional Orchestra Association). He was born in 1965 Osaka, Japan. He studied music in Toho-Gakuen University Tokyo, Music University Bucharest (double bass) with professors Masahiko Tanaka and Ion Chep...

Daniela Bădoi

Born in 1969 in Bacau (Romania), she started taking piano lessons at the age of 6, graduating the George Enescu Art High School in Bucharest in 1987 and the Academy of Music from the same city in 1993, where she studied piano with Professors Aurora Ienei and Gabriel Amiraş. Since 1993, she activ...

Viorela Ciucur

Born in Bucharest, VIORELA CIUCUR graduated from the National University of Music (Piano section) in 1990, under the guidance of maestros Constantin Ionescu-Vovu and Suzana Szoerenyi. Right after graduation she was hired, by contest, as assistant lecturer at the same institution, teaching Accomp...

Verona Maier

Piano studies at Music and Fine Arts School no.2 of Bucharest, since the age of 6. Graduate of “George Enescu” Music High School (1980) and Music University of Bucharest (1984 , piano class of Professor Ioana Minei and Professor Ana Pittiş). Scholarship for piano master classes at Summer Academy,...

Raluca Ouatu

Raluca Ouatu was born in Piatra Neamt in September 1982, she began studying piano with Professor Mihaela Spiridon, Mircea Dan Raducanu at the Art High School in her hometown and then continued at the Music High School "Dinu Lipatti" in Bucharest with Prof. Magda Stanescu, Marcela Nistor, Ioana Mi...

Eliza Puchianu

Eliza Puchianu has graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music with First Class Honorous, finishing her Bachelor Degree in piano performance in 2014, and got her Diploma in Teaching Music and Performance in 2010, at the class of Professor Raemonn Keary. Her latest performances were as a sol...

Simona Strungaru

Simona Strungaru is a pianist, conductor, orchestrator and film music composer. She holds the Master Degree in piano at Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the class of the reknown Jan Wijn. In Amsterdam she also studied orchestral conducting with maestro Lucas Vis. In Romania she graduated the Maste...

Lorena Țecu

Pianist LORENA TECU was born in Craiova, Romania. She graduated from the Conservatory of Music in Bucharest, Romania, where she received her Bachelor and Master Degree in Piano Performance. Her teachers included Veronica Gaspar, C.I.Vovu and Gheorghe Halmos. Lorena completed the Artist Diploma in...