Violin Section Rules


The George Enescu International Violin Competition consists of two eliminatory Rounds, Semifinal and Final.
The drawing of lots will take place on September 8th, 2014.
The First Round (eliminatory) will take place on September 9th, 10th and 11th, 2014.
The Second Round (eliminatory) will take place on September 13th and 14th, 2014.
The Semifinal will take place on September 16th, 2014.
The Rehearsal with the orchestra for the Final Round will take place on the 17th of September 2014.
The Final Round will take place on the 18th of September 2014.
The awards will be announced by the Competition Secretariat after the final Round of the George Enescu International Violin Competition.


First Round

1. J.S. Bach – A work chosen by the competitor among:

Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in G minor for Solo Violin
Grave and Fugue from Sonata in A minor for Solo Violin
Ciaccona from Partita in D minor for Solo Violin
Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in C major for Solo Violin

2. Mozart – First part with cadenza from one of the following Violin Concertos: no. 3, 4 or 5

3. Paganini : a Caprice chosen by the competitor

Second Round

1. A piece chosen by the competitor among:

Sarasate: Carmen Fantasie, Zigeunerweisen
Paganini: Moses Fantasie, Motto perpetuo, Le Streghe, I palpiti, Nel cor piu non mi sento
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capricioso, Etude in Walz form (transcription by E. Ysaye)
Ernst: Erlkönig, The Last Rose of Summer
Ravel : Tzigane
Wieniawski: Faust Fantasie, Polonaise in D major

2. A work chosen by the competitor among:

Schubert: Rondo Brillant for Piano and Violin in B minor, D 895/op.70
Rondo in A major for Piano and Violin, D 438
Schumann: Fantasie op. 131 in C major

3. Beethoven – a Sonata chosen by the competitor among no.1, 6 or 8


1. Enescu – a work performed entirely, chosen by the competitor among:

Sonata op. 6 nr. 2 for Piano and Violin
Sonata op. 25 nr. 3 for Piano and Violin
„Impressions from childhood” suite for Piano and Violin

2. A Sonata for Violin and Piano chosen by the competitor among: Brahms: Sonata no.1, Sonata no.2, Sonata no.3

Grieg: Sonata no. 3
Hindemith: Sonata no.1

Final – with orchestra

A Concerto for Violin and Orchestra chosen by the competitor among: Beethoven, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Prokofiev (Concerto no.1, Concerto no.2), Shostakovich, Haciaturian, Bruch (Scotish Fantasie), Elgar, Karlowitz, Vieuxtemps (Concerto no. 5), Paganini (Concerto no.5), Bartók.

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    Adam Lulek

    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 Orchestra, the Polish Camerata and the… Read more »

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    Adrian Goicoechea Selfjord

    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 Gotlibovich, Nils Mortensen – master classes with Zakhar Bron, Julia Fischer,… Read more »

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    Alexandra Bobeico

    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 festival – masterclasses with Gabriel Croitoru, Mihaela… Read more »

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    Andrea Hughes

    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 Orchestra of the Americas – masterclasses with… Read more »

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    Beatrice Gagiu

    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, Ilarion Ionescu-Galaţi, Irina Mureşanu Awards 1st… Read more »

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    Bibifatima Aziyeva

    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 competitions such as Arafat,  Rovero d’Oro, Delphic Games, E. Kurmangaliyev Programme First Round J…. Read more »

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    Carlos Vegas

    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 Music Festivals such as International Music Festival of Cartagena… Read more »

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    Claire Dassesse

    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 Romande… Read more »

  • david ardukhanyan

    David Ardukhanyan

    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, Switzerland, Armenia, Croatia, Austria, Japan, Germany, Singapore Awards Finalist – International Violin Competition… Read more »

  • diana elena jipa

    Diana Elena Jipa

    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 Netherlands – collaborated with conductors such as Ilarion Ionescu-Galaţi, Theo Walters, Jean-Marie Juan,… Read more »

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    Dong Young Lee

    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 JungeKammeroper and Köln Symphoniker orchestras in… Read more »

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    Elina Sitnikava

    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 Orchestra Awards 1st Prize – Violines por la Paz… Read more »

  • emil lyutfaliev

    Emil Lyutfaliev

    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 Orchestra, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra (Spain), and has taken… Read more »

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    Ermir Abeshi

    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 Chambre du Wallonie, Symphony Orchestra from Bacau and Ploiesti, Ghedini… Read more »

  • fedor roudine

    Fédor Roudine

    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 Bulgarian National Orchestra, Basel Symphony Orchestra, Bretagne… Read more »

  • florian rago

    Florian Rago

    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 Room – Royal Academy of Music… Read more »

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    GaHyun CHO

    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 Brescia (2010) 1st Prize – International violin Competition (Washington, 2009)… Read more »

  • gudrat-amrahov

    Gudrat Amrahov

    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 2nd Prize – International Competition Beethoven St. Polten (2010) 1st Prize… Read more »

  • guillaume faraut

    Guillaume Faraut

    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 Berlin – presently he is a member of Frankfurt Opera Orchestra Programme… Read more »

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    Haruna Shinoyama

    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 and Karuizawa International Music Festival – masterclasses with Igor Ozim,… Read more »

  • hwa-pyung yoo

    Hwa–Pyung Yoo

    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 – Stockholm International Music Competition Wolfgang-Winkler-Gedenkpreis – Henry… Read more »

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    Il Zoo Park

    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 Centrul Cultural Iwon – presently she is… Read more »

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    Ioana Forna

    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 Hall, Claredon Hall,… Read more »

  • iryna kichakova

    Iryna Kichakova

    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 Kryssa and Christian Thomas Programme First round J. S. Bach… Read more »

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    Iva Miletić

    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 on loan from Deutschen Stiftung Musikleben, Hamburg –… Read more »

  • jee won kim

    Jee Won Kim

    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 in Russia, Switzerland and Germany Awards Special Award Ion Voicu… Read more »

  • jimmy chih ming wang

    Jimmy Chih-Ming Wang

    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 Conservatory Symphony, New England Conservatory Philharmonic, University of Illinois… Read more »

  • jiweon moon

    Jiweon Moon

    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 and Italy – masterclasses with Josef Rissin,… Read more »

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    Joenne Oana Dumitraşcu

    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 Renova Chamber Music Festival, Youth Chamber Music Insitute of Troy,… Read more »

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    Kevin Lin

    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 Music Festival and School, Heifetz International Institute… Read more »

  • korbinian-altenberger

    Korbinian Altenberger

    Germany – born on February 7, 1982 Studies: – 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 Symphony Orchestra and in countries such as Japan, South Korea, Cambodia, USA, New… Read more »

  • lara weber

    Lara Weber

    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 winning the 20th “Wettbewerb des Deutschen Musikinstrumentenfonds” – masterclasses with… Read more »

  • li kung kuo

    Li–Kung Kuo

    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 Nausicaà, Paimpol – master classes with… Read more »

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    Lilia Chepikova

    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, SUA, Finland and Switzerland and she collaborate with Suisse Romande… Read more »

  • margarita garmute

    Margarita Garmutė

    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, Chamber Orchestra VMU -master classes with Pavel Berman, Sirkka-Lisa Kaakien Pilch, G…. Read more »

  • maria hara

    Maria Hara

    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 Poulet, Oleh Krysa and… Read more »

  • mircea dumitrescu

    Mircea Dumitrescu

    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 with Sherban Lupu, Liviu Prunaru, Remus… Read more »

  • myung-eun-lee

    Myung–Eun Lee

    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 the Mannheimer Sinfonima scholarship Awards 1st Prize… Read more »

  • naomi iikawa

    Naomi Iikawa

    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 Tokyo Tournament (2006, 2002) Programme First round J…. Read more »

  • niklas liepe

    Niklas Liepe

    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 member of Braunschweig State Orchestra,… Read more »

  • noe inui

    Noé Inui

    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 and Stuttgarter Kammerorchester – collaborated with artists such as Karin Lechner, Julien Quentin, Martha Argerich, Leonidas… Read more »

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    Nogga Ana–Maria Mihăeş Abramovici

    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 Eyal Ein – Habar, Michael Glozman,… Read more »

  • olga boico

    Olga Boico

    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 Cornelia Bronzetti – currently she is a member… Read more »

  • olga caceanova

    Olga Caceanova

    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 Competition (2010) 1st Prize – All-School Concerto Competition (2010)… Read more »

  • pasha tseitlin

    Pasha (Paul) Tseitlin

    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 or Ryazan Philharmonic – recorded for the movie “The… Read more »

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    Radu Mihai Ropotan

    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 Britain and Japan – masterclasses with… Read more »

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    Raphaël Bernardeau

    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 Orchestral de Basse–Normandie – master classes with Itzhak Rashkovsky, Andras Keller,… Read more »

  • raphaelle rubio

    Raphaëlle Rubio

    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, played in premiere works of Roberto Rossi, Thierry… Read more »

  • reina shibutani

    Reina Shibutani

    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 Paris – was invited in… Read more »

  • rusanda panfili

    Rusanda Panfili

    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, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Vadim Repin, Aleksey Igudesman – in 2004, she… Read more »

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    Sebastian Dinu

    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 Essen Youth Orchestra, Recklinghausen Symphony Orchestra and Orchestre… Read more »

  • shiori terauchi

    Shiori Terauchi

    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 (2010) 5th Prize – 7th Fritz Kreisler International… Read more »

  • si li

    Si Li

    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, China) Programme First round J. S. Bach… Read more »

  • stefan tarara

    Ştefan Tarara

    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, Switzerland and is also the Concertmaster of… Read more »

  • stepan lavrov

    Stepan Lavrov

    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 – collaborated with conductors such as Lorin Maazel, Esa –… Read more »

  • stephanie childress

    Stephanie Childress

    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 ASR Price Edward… Read more »

  • stephanie zyzak

    Stephanie Zyzak

    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 Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic, Southeast Missouri Symphony… Read more »

  • taiga tojo

    Taiga Tojo

    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 – Henri Marteau International Competition (Germany, 2014) Finalist – 5th… Read more »

  • varvara igumnova

    Varvara Igumnova

    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 Music Theater – masterclasses with Liana Isaakadze and… Read more »

  • wohnee bae

    Wonhee Bae

    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 – recitals on venues such as Großer Saal Mozarteum in Salzburg, Salzburg Festspiele,… Read more »

  • yena lee

    Yena Lee

    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 Kammerorchester, Casalmaggiore Festival Orchestra – played in festivals such… Read more »

  • yoon yang

    Yoon Yang

    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 Isakadze – concerts as soloist with the Bucharest… Read more »

  • yoonjin lee

    Yoonjin Lee

    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 for… Read more »

  • yukako uchino

    Yukako Uchino

    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 round J. S. Bach – Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in g minor W. A. Mozart – Concerto no. 3 K216… Read more »

  • yumi kanzaki

    Yumi Kanzaki

    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 – collaborated with conductors such as Eiji Oue, Masahiko Enkoji, Toshiaki Umeda, Markus L…. Read more »

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    Agustin León Ara

    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 Gertler and Louis Poulet…. Read more »

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  • bujor prelipcean

    Bujor Prelipcean

    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 fullest the advice that George Enescu permanently gave to youngsters… Read more »

    Jury Violin - Romania
  • Florin Croitoru, 2007,  foto: Egyed Ufo Zoltan

    Florin Croitoru

    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 countless recitals and concerts, in numerous countries from Europe, Asia, Africa… Read more »

    Jury Violin - Romania
  • igor petrushevski

    Igor Petrushevski

    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, Postacchini, Joachim, Britten, Caneti, Enescu, Valsesia and Khachaturian and are performing with Maxim Vengerov, Krzysztof Penderecki,… Read more »

    Jury Violin - Russia
  • mieczyslaw-szlezer

    Mieczyslaw Szlezer

    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 at Indiana University School of Music in… Read more »

    Jury Violin - Poland
  • mihaela martin

    Mihaela Martin

    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. Ms. Martin has won numerous international… Read more »

    Jury Violin - Germany
  • mikhail kopelman

    Mikhail Kopelman

    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 Philharmonic Orchestra, Kopelman was appointed first violin of the Borodin String… Read more »

    Jury Violin - USA
  • pierre amoyal

    Pierre Amoyal

    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, with… Read more »

    President of the Jury Violin - France
  • sergey kravchenko

    Sergey Kravchenko

    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 became a Prize winner at Paganini competition in Geneva (in 1969), his concert… Read more »

    Jury Violin - Russia
  • daniela badoi

    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 activates as a… Read more »

  • eliza puchianu

    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 soloist with the orchestra at the National… Read more »

  • lorena tecu

    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 Collaborative Piano at Boston University, where she studied with Shiela Kibbe…. Read more »

  • raluca ouatu

    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 Minei, Ana Pitis. Today she is Lector… Read more »

  • simona strungaru

    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 Master in orchestral conducting at the National University of… Read more »

  • verona maier

    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, Nice, France(1983). Plays harpsichord (since 1987)… Read more »

  • viorela ciucur

    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 Accompaniment within the Piano Department. Ever since, she followed the path of teaching… Read more »



FIRST PRIZE: Ștefan Tarara (Germany)

SECOND PRINZE: Roudine Fedor (France)

THIRD PRIZE: Bae Wonhee (South Korea)

Roudine Fedor (France)
Bae Wonhee (South Korea)
Ștefan Tarara (Germany)


Lavrov Stepan (Russia)
Roudine Fedor (France)
Yang Yoon (South Korea)
Bae Wonhee (South Korea)
Park Sungmi (South Korea)
Ștefan Tarara (Germany)


Lee Myung-Eun
Lavrov Stepan
Yoo Hwa-Pyung
Kim YuEun
Roudine Fedor
Miletic Iva
Ardukhanian David
Yang Yoon
Bae Wonhee
Park Sungmi
Tarara Stefan
Shinoyama Haruna


National Music University 09.09.2014 National Music University 10.09.2014 National Music University 11.09.2014
Zyzak Stephani 10:00 Hara Maria 10:00 Dinu Sebastian 10:00
Tojo Taigae 10:25 Vegas Carlos 10:25 Park Sungmi 10:25
Faraut Guillame 10:50 Roudine Fedor 10:50 Tarara Stefan 10:50
break 11:15 break 11:15 break 11:15
Kichakova Iryna 11:30 Miletic Iva 11:30 Dumitrascu Joenne 11:30
Goicoechea S. A. 11:55 Ardukhanian D. 11:55 Lulek Adam 11:55
Kanzaki Yumi 12:20 Bernardeau R 12:20 Shinoyama Haruna 12:20
break 12:45 break 12:45 break 12:45
Rago Florian 13:00 Sitnikava Elina 13:00 Boico Olga 13:00
Lee Myung-Eun 13:25 Inui Noe 13.25 Amrahov Gudrat 13.25
Shibutani Reina 13:50 Lin Kevin 13.50 Aziyeva Bibifatima 13.50
LUNCH 14:15 LUNCH 14.15 LUNCH 14.15
Lavrov Stepan 16:00 Dumitrescu Mircea 16.00 Igumnova Varvara 16.00
Panfili Rusanda 16:25 Kuo Li-Kung 16:25 Kim Jee Won 16:25
Terauchi Shiori 16:50 Iikawa Naomi 16:50 Lee Dong-Young 16:50
Uchino Yukako 17:15 Yang Yoon 17:15 Lee Yoonjin 17:15
break 17:40 break 17:40 break 17:40
Lee Yena 18:00 Ropotan Mihai R. 18:00 Moon Jiweon 18:00
Yoo Hwa-Pyung 18:25 Bobeico Alexandra 18:25 Park Il Zoo 18:25
Kim YuEun 18:50 Hughes Andrea 18:50 Wang Jimmy 18:50
Weber Lara 19:15 Bae Wonhee 19:15