Violin Section Artists

  • Drutac Dan Iulian

    Dan-Iulian DRUȚAC

    REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA -date of birth: 19 July 1996 -he currently studies at Guildhall School of Music in London (prof. David Takeno) and was granted a scholarship from Whitgift International Music Competition (2013) -he graduated from Ciprian Porumbescu High School of Music in Kishinev, Republic of Moldova -he performed as a soloist in Great Britain… Read more »

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  • sungmi park

    Sungmi PARK

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 16 April 1991 – studied at Boston with prof. Miriam Fried and at Koln with Mihaela Martin – performed in recitals and concerts, with orchestras such as Symphonic Orchestra in Seul, Symphonic Orchestra in Bucheon and others Prizes: Special Prize at Fritz Kreisler International Competition; Semifinalist at George Enescu… Read more »

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  • Ambros MIROSLAV

    Miroslav AMBROS

    CZECH REPUBLIC – date of birth: 9 May 1987 – graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts Prague (prof. Ivan Strauss) and from Hochschule fur Musik Hannover (in 2009, prof. Krzysztof Wegrzyn), and was a private student of maestro violinist Josef Suk. – participated at master classes held by violinists such as Pinchas Zukerman, Zakhar… Read more »

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  • Bai YUNFEI

    Yunfei BAI

    CHINA – date of birth: 23 February 1993 – graduated from Central Conservatory of Music – Beijing (prof. Tan Liwei) – participated at master classes held by Qian Zhou, Dong-Suk Kang, Hu Kun Prizes: Laureate of China International Violin Competition; Tibor Varga International Competition; Semifinalist at the Mozart International Music Competition; Vladimir Spivakov International Competition… Read more »

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  • Baik Gun

    Gun BAIK

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 23 January 1991 – graduated from National University of Arts – South Coreea (prof. Sung-Ju Lee) – performed recitals in South Coreea at Knua Hall Prizes: Third Prize at the International Violin Competition Cremona Program First round Bach – Adagio and Fugue from Sonata no. 1 in g minor… Read more »

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  • Croitoru Simina

    Simina CROITORU

    ROMANIA – date of birth: 27 March 1990 – she earned a Master’s degree from National University of Music Bucharest (prof. Gabriel Croitoru) and a Bachelor’s degree from Franz Liszt University in Weimar (Prof. Friedemann Eichorn) – she collaborated with musicians such as Valentin Gheorghiu, Gabriel Croitoru, Marin Cazacu, Răzvan Suma, Cristian Mandeal, Amaury du… Read more »

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  • gahyun cho

    Ga Hyun CHO

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 25 October 1983 – she currently is a PhD student at University of Southern California Thornton School of Music (prof. Midori Goto) – she graduated from National University in Seoul and New England Conservatory (Prof. Young-uck Kim and Donald Weilerstein) – she performed as a soloist with Seoul Philharmonic… Read more »

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  • Coleridge Bridig

    Brigid COLERIDGE

    AUSTRALIA – date of birth: 26 June 1987 – she is currently a PhD student at New York University (prof. Daniel Phillips) – she also studied at Royal College of Music in London (graduated in 2013) and at Melbourne University – her repertoire includes composers such as Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich Prizes: She is a… Read more »

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  • Etelavuori Sara Iulia

    Sara Julia ETELÄVUORI

    FINLAND – date of birth: 26 August 1990 – she currently studies at Koln Musikhochschule (prof. Mihaela Martin) and she also studied at Sibelius Academy (prof. Seppo Tukiainen) – she performed as a soloist with orchestras such as Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Kuopio Philharmonic, Oulu Symphony, Lohja Philharmonic, Kemi Philharmonic Orchestra – plays on a Bellosio… Read more »

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  • Fujise Yume

    Yume FUJISE

    JAPAN – date of birth: 27 March 1995 – she is currently studying at Royal College of Music in London (prof. Mark Messenger); she also studied at Kunst Universitat in Graz (prof. Boris Kuschnir) and at Juilliard School of Music (prof. Lutsia Ibragimova) – she participated at master classes held by Ivry Gitlis, Pinchas Zukerman,… Read more »

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  • Frapier Pierre

    Pierre FRAPIER

    FRANCE – date of birth: 29 January 1990 – currently studying at Royal College of Music, under the tutelage of prof. Itzhak Rashkovsky – he performed as a soloist with State Youth Orchestra of Armenia, Moscovia Chamber Orchestra and others – he plays a Jacob Fendt violin (1830) Prizes: Third Prize at Aram Khachaturian Competition… Read more »

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  • Ioana Cristina Goicea

    Ioana Cristina GOICEA

    ROMANIA – date of birth: 6 November 1992 – she studied at Rostock with prof. Petru Munteanu and at Leipzig with prof. Mariana Sirbu, and currently she is post graduate student at Hanovra (prof. Krzysztof Wegrzyn) – she performed as a soloist with orchestras such as George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Radio National Youth Orchesra, Norddeutsche… Read more »

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  • Anna Gockel

    Anna GÖCKEL

    FRANCE – date of birth: 11 February 1992 – she studied with prof. Svetlin Roussev, Boris Belkin and with prof. David Grimal at Saarbrucken – she performed as a soloist with Munchen Radio Orchestra, Les Dissonances, Neue Westfalen Philharmonie and others Prizes: First Prize at ARD International Competition (Trio Karenine) Program First round Bach –… Read more »

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  • Grimbert Barre Romuald

    Romuald GRIMBERT-BARRÉ

    FRANCE – date of birth: 1 December 1988 – participated at master courses held at Geneve Music Conservatoire (with prof. Mihaela Martin) and at Indiana University, Bloomington, United States of America (with prof. Mauricio Fuks) – he performed as a soloist with Orchestre de Chambre Nouvelle Europe, Moscow State Conservatory Orchestra and Orchestra de la… Read more »

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  • yoona

    Yuna HA

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 29 October 1991 – she helds a Master’s degree from College Nationale Superieure de Musique in Paris – she also studied at National University in Seoul and High School of Arts in Seoul – she won numerous competitions in Korea and abroad under the tutelage of Lee Kyungsun Prizes:… Read more »

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  • Hsu LUKE

    Luke HSU

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  – date of birth: 24 July 1990 – currently is studying at Royal Academy of Music in London (with Prof. Rodney Friend), she also attended New England Conservatory (with Prof. Donald Weilerstein) – he collaborated with musicians such as Cho-Liang Lin, Gil Shaham, Marc-Andre Hamelin, Peter Frankl and Colin Carr –… Read more »

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  • James FELICITY

    Felicity JAMES

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – date of birth: 25 May 1996 – currently studying at Colborn Conservatory of Music (with Prof. Robert Lipsett). She also studied with Paul Kantor, Simon James, Elisa Barston, Jan Coleman – she was a concert master at Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra and collaborated with renowned musicians such as Sarah Chan, Jan… Read more »

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  • Jeong Dasol

    Dasol JEONG

    CANADA – date of birth: 22 November 1991 – she is currently studying at Juilliard School of Music (with prof. Ida Kavafian) – she also attended Eastman School of Music (prof. Oleh Krysa, between 2009 and 2013) and University of Toronto (prof. Leo Wigdorchik, between 2003 and 2007) – she performed as a soloist with… Read more »

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  • Kalmykova LIUBOV

    Liubov KALMYKOVA

    AUSTRIA – date of birth: 2 April 1992 – she is currently studying Master at Universitat fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst Vienna (prof.  Pavel Vernikov) – she also studied at Musik und Kunst Privatuniversitat der Stadt Wien and Barrat-Due Music Institute in Oslo – participated at master classes such as Kronberg Academy, Sion Festival, Wiener… Read more »

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  • Kapoor Jalusha Mae

    Usha KAPOOR

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – date of birth: 31 December 1993 – currently is studying at Colburn Conservatory of Music (with prof. Robert Lipsett) – she debuted on stage at age 17, with Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, under Kei Harada – she collaborated with musicians such as James Conlon, Gustavo Dudamel, sir Neville Marriner, Esa-Pekka Salonen… Read more »

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  • Kim Donghyun

    Donghyun KIM

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 15 October 1999 – he studies at the National University of Arts in Coreea (with prof. Namyun Kim) – he performed as a soloist with Incheon Philharmonic Orchestra, Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra Prizes: First Prize at Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians (2015); First Prize at Leopold Auer International Competition (Sankt… Read more »

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  • Kogan Daniel

    Daniel KOGAN

    RUSSIA – date of birth: 17 February 1993 – he studied in Moscow with prof. Maya Glezarova and in Maastricht with prof. Boris Belkin – he performed as a soloist with Odessa Philharmonic and Sendai Philharmonic Program First round Bach – Adagio and Fugue from Sonata no. 1 in g minor for Solo Violin Mozart… Read more »

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  • Kim GYEHEE

    Gyehee KIM

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 29 July 1993 – currently she is studying at Seoul National University (with prof. Young Uck Kim); previously she studied with prof. Joseph Silverstein, Sunny Lee and Bon-jiu Koo – over the time she performed with Russian Symphony, Torun Symphony, Gnessin Academy of Music, Bulgaria Pleven Philharmonic Prizes: Second… Read more »

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  • Kim Sojeong

    Sojeong KIM

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 20 November 1991 – currently studying at National University in Seoul (prof. Young-uck Kim) – gratuated Yewon Art Middle School and Seoul Arts High School – in 2016, was invited to perform at Gyeonggi Arts Center and Penang (Malaezia) – took part in masterclasses with Vadim Repin, Ulf Wallin… Read more »

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  • Kim Hyejin

    Hye-Jin KIM

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 8 February 1992 – currently she is studying in Berlin with prof. Nora Chastain – performed as a soloist in Seoul, Paris, Dusseldorf Program First round Bach – Grave and Fugue from Sonata no. 2 in a minor for Solo Violin Mozart – Violin Concerto no. 5 in A… Read more »

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  • Kim JAEWON

    Jaewon KIM

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 12 February 1994 – graduated from Conservatoire National Superieur de musique de Paris (Master’s degree, with prof. Svetlin Roussev) – participated in master classes and recital in Austria, South Coreea, Switzerland – performed as a soloist in Italy, Spain, South Coreea with Bamberg Philharmonic Orchestra, Busan Philharmonic Orchestra, Daegu… Read more »

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  • Kulibaev ERZHAN

    Erzhan KULIBAEV

    KAZAKHSTAN – date of birth: 21 September 1986 – studied in Madrid with prof. Zakhar Bron and in Salzburg with prof. Pierre Amoyal – performed as a soloist with Polish Chamber Philharmonic, Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra and others – has given recitals in Carnegie Hall, Mariinski Theater and others Prizes: Fifth Prize at Henryk Wieniawski Competition;… Read more »

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  • Lukiyanenko TIKHON

    Tikhon LUKIYANENKO

    RUSSIA – date of birth: 22 October 1985 – graduated from Moscow State Conservatory (prof. S. Girshenko) – previously, he studied at Sankt-Petersburg State Conservatory (prof. E. Zajtseva) – performed with orchestras such as State Academic Symphonic Orchestra of Russia, Moscow Virtuosi Prizes: First Prize at Heino Eller International Violin Competition (Tallinn, 2015) Program First… Read more »

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  • Lomeiko Alexandra

    Alexandra LOMEIKO

    NEW ZEALAND – date of birth: 2 August 1991 – currently studying with prof. Radu Blidar – graduated from Guildhall School of Music in London in 2014 (prof. David Takeno); she also studied at Royal College of Music, under the tutelage of prof. Yuri Zhislin – participated at master classes held by Ivry gitlis, Philippe… Read more »

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  • Masaoka Eri

    Eri MASAOKA

    JAPAN – date of birth: 5 September 1992 – studied in Madrid with prof. Marco Rizzi, in Manheim with prof. Viviane Hagner and in Graz with prof. Silvia Marcovici – performed as a soloist with Croatian Radio Orchestra, Nancy Symphonic Orchestra and others – she participated at master classes held by Zakhar Bron, Vadim Gluzman,… Read more »

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  • Mengler Isabell

    Isabell MENGLER

    GERMANY – date of birth: 10 November 1992 – studied at Pre-College Cologne-Ausbildungszentrum fur musikalisch Hochbegabte de Hochschule fur Musik und Tanz Koln; previously, she studied in Mannheim with prof. Valeri Gradow – Participated in numerous master classes held by Ana Chumachenco, Zakhar Bron, Antje Weithaas, Christian Tetzlaff – performed as a soloist with Polish… Read more »

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  • Morizono Yasuka

    Yasuka MORIZONO

    JAPAN – date of birth: 23 December 1992 – studied at Wurzburg with prof. Herwig Zack – performed as a soloist with Konzerthaus Orchester Berlin, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pflaz – participated at master classes held by Ivry Gitlis, Igor Ozim, Vadim Gluzman Prizes: Second Prize at Max Rostal International Competition; Fifth Prize at Premio Rodolfo Lipizer… Read more »

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  • Maiboroda Sergey

    Sergey MAIBORODA

    UKRAINE – date of birth: 25 July 1991 – graduated from State Academy of Music Odessa (master’s degree) and currently is studying at Reina Sofiea School of Music in Madrid (with Marco Rizzi and Sergey Teslya) – performed recitals in Ukraine, Germany, Poland, Russia, Switzerland and collaborated with orchestras such as Odessa National Philharmonic, Arriaga… Read more »

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  • MELNYCHENKO MARKIYAN

    Markiyan MELNYCHENKO

    AUSTRALIA – date of birth: 9 September 1988 – studied with prof. Oleh Krysa and prof. Alice Waten, attending lessons also with prof. Pierre Amoyal and William Hennessy – performed as a soloist with Orchestra Victoria and the Lviv Philharmonic – participated in numerous international violin competitions Program First round Bach – Adagio and Fugue from Sonata no…. Read more »

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  • Manciu Ionel

    Ionel MANCIU

    REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA – date of birth: 26 April 1993 – currently is studying in London at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, under the tutelage of prof. David Takeno – performed as a soloist with Moldova Philharmonic in Iasi, George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra and others Program First round Bach – Ciaccona from Partita no…. Read more »

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  • Nagao Haruka

    Haruka NAGAO

    JAPAN – date of birth: 12 May 1989 – studied in Tokyo, Graz and Budapest, with prof. Gerard Poulet, Natsumi Tamai, Boris Kushnir and Perenyi Eszter – performed in concerts and recitals as a soloist with orchestras such as Tokyo Symphonic Orchestra, Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra and others Prizes: Third Prize at Sendai International Competition;… Read more »

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  • samuel

    Samuel NEBYU

    HUNGARY – date of birth: 26 September 1993 – currently studying at Boyer College of Music and Dance in Temple University, USA (prof. Laura C. Carnell and Eduard Schmieder) – he has studied before at Royal Conservatory in Bruxelles, with prof. Igor Oistrakh, and he has been resident violonist in Belgium at Queen Elisabeth Music… Read more »

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  • Ozolina Jana

    Jana OZOLINA

    LATVIA – date of birth: 25 July 1987 – studied at Graz with prof. Boris Kuschnir and at Sion with Pavel Vernikov – performed as a soloist and with orchestras such as Kremerata Baltica, Kronberg Academy Orchestra and others – took part in masterclasses with prof. Zakhar Bron, Gyorgy Pauk, Pierre Amoyal Prizes: Second Prize… Read more »

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  • Park Taejun

    Taejun PARK

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 20 April 1991 – currently studying at Hochschule fur Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin (prof. Kolja Blacher) – at 12, received a scholarship at Curtis Institute of Music (prof. Aaron Rosand) – took part in Festivals such as Carl-Flesch Akademie in Baden-Baden, Accademia Internazionale Estiva di Cervo, TIHMS Bergen… Read more »

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  • Pushkarenko Oleksandr

    Oleksandr PUSHKARENKO

    UKRAINE – date of birth: 25 December 1989 – student at the Conservatory N. Paganini in Genova and at W. Stauffer Academy in Cremona, Italy (class of prof. Salvatore Accardo) – participated at masterclasses with renowned musicians such as Tibor Varga, Dora Shwarzberg, Julian Rachlin, Oleh Krysa, Nicola Benedetti, Bin Huang, Zoya Mahtina. – performed recitals in several… Read more »

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  • Roh Yejin

    Yejin ROH

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 20 June 1992 – studies at Hochschule fur Musik Koln Prizes: First Prize at Summit Musik Festival Concerto; First Prize at Busan Music Competition Program First Round Bach – Adagio and Fugue from Sonata no. 1 in g minor for Solo Violin Mozart – Violin Concerto no.5 in A… Read more »

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  • Ropotan Radu

    Radu ROPOTAN

    ROMANIA – date of birth: 8 November 1989 – gratuated the Royal Academy of Music in London, with Prof. Igor Petrushevsky, Levon Chilingirian and Maxim Vengerov – took part in masterclasses with prof. Mari Tampere-Bezrodny, Liviu Prunaru, Eugen Sârbu, Ilarion-Ionescu Galați, Ștefan Gheorghiu Prizes: First Prize at Remember Enescu International Competition; Special Prize at Andrea… Read more »

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  • Saluste Bridoux  Charlotte

    Charlotte SALUSTE-BRIDOUX

    FRANCE – date of birth: 8 February 1996 – studied at Yehudi Menuhin Academy (prof. Natasha Boyarsky) – took part in masterclasses with prof. Marie-Annick Nicolas, Oliver Charlier, Paul Roczek, Boris Kuschnir, Pavel Vernikov – performed as a soloist in Barbican Hall, Wigmore Hall in London, at Banstead Festival, also in Gstaadt Menuhin Festival Prizes:… Read more »

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  • SHINOYAMA HARUNA

    Haruna SHINOYAMA

    JAPAN – date of birth: 28 March 1994 – currently studies at Mozarteum Music University (prof. Pierre Amoyal); studied before with prof. Gerard Poulet, Tomoto Kato (Japonia) – performed in orchestras and as a soloist in Brasil, Taiwan, Romania, Austria and Japan. Prizes: First Prize at the Osaka International Music Competition; First Prize at the… Read more »

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  • STANCIU ANDREI

    Andrei STANCIU

    ROMANIA – date of birth: 25 April 1988 – studied at Yehudi Menuhin International Academy with prof. Maxim Vengerov, Liviu Prunaru and Oleg Kaskiv – performed in concerts and recitals as a soloist with orchestras such as Menuhin Academy Soloists, Moldova Philharmonic in Iași – took part in masterclasses with prof. Gyorgy Pauk, Gyula Stuller,… Read more »

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  • SUNER ALICAN

    Alican SÜNER

    TURKEY – date of birth: 7 September 1992 – is currently studying with Nora Chastain in Berlin – performed in concerts and recitals, as a soloist with orchestras such as Konzerthausorchester, State Philharmonic in Istanbul and others – currently performing on a J. Gagliano violin (1742), loaned by the University of Berlin Prizes:  First Prize at Andrea… Read more »

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  • SERBAN VALENTIN

    Valentin ȘERBAN

    ROMANIA – date of birth: 8 May 1990 – currently studying at Music University in Graz, Austria (prof. Silvia Marcovici) and took classes before from prof. Valeriu Rogacev, Daniel Podlovschi, Ștefan Gheorghiu and Ilarion-Ionescu Galați – performed as a soloist in recitals and concerts at Brașov, Satu-Mare, Oradea, București, Strasbourg, Viena, Graz, Gyor, Copenhaga Prizes: 2nd… Read more »

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  • SUH ELLY

    Elly SUH

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – date of birth: 10 May 1989 – she studied at Juilliard with Prof.Robert Mann, Joel Smirnoff and at Salzburg with Prof.Pierre Amoyal. – she performed as a guest concertmaster with the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra in New York City. Prizes: 5th Prize at Premio Paganini International Violin Competition (2015), 5th prize at… Read more »

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  • TAE SUNNY SEONEE

    Sunny Seonee TAE

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 15 May  1987 – gratuated Hochschule fur Musik „Franz Liszt” in Weimar (2013), also followed the classes at Hochschule fur Musik „Hanns-Eisler” in Berlin (2011) and Yewon Art School. – took part in masterclasses with Jaekwang Song, Sunny Lee, Stephen Picard and Friedemann Eichhorn. – performed as a soloist… Read more »

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  • TIC ROMA

    Roma TIC

    GREAT BRITAIN –  date of birth: 27 March 1991 – currently studying at Royal Academy of Music in London – performed in concerts, with orchestras such as Kolner Philharmonie and Berliner Philharmonie Program First round Bach – Adagio and Fugue from Sonata no. 1 in g minor for Solo Violin Mozart – Violin Concerto no…. Read more »

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  • TURCU DIANA MARIA

    Diana-Maria Turcu

    - born at July 22nd 1989 – gratuated the masterclasses at Zurcher Hochschule der Kunste in Zurich (Prof. Rudolf Koelman), studied before at Weimar, Iași and Botoșani – took part in masterclasses with Maxim Vengerov, Mihaela Martin, Joshua Epstein, Sebastian Hamann, Oleg Kaskiv, Florin Paul – performed in concerts and recitals in Romania, Switzerland, France,… Read more »

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  • WEE JIMAN

    Jiman WEE

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 28 March 1992 – currently studying at „Mozarteum” University from Salzburg (with Prof. Pierre Amoyal) – took part at many festivals, such as Nice International Music Academy, Alps Music Festival (Courchevel) and Asago International Festival – performed as a soloist with orchestras such as Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Seoul Chamber Ensemble,… Read more »

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  • YOO HWAPYUNG

    Hwapyung YOO

    - born at January 20th 1991 – currently studying at Musik Hochschule – Koln (with Prof. Mihaela Martin), and before he was a student at National University of South Korea. Prizes: Finalist „Postacchini” International Competition & 2nd Prize Stockholm International Music Competition Program First Round Bach– Adagio and Fugue from Sonata no. 1 in g… Read more »

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  • WAKUI EIMI

    Eimi WAKUI

    JAPAN – born at September 14th 1992 – currently studying at Salzburg with Prof. Pierre Amoyal – performed in recitals and in concerts, as a soloist, with orchestras such as Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne and in various halls in Japan Prizes: Semi-finalist Jean Sibelius Competition and 3rd Prize Tibor Varga Competition Program First round… Read more »

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  • WOO YEZU

    Yezu WOO

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth; 14 January 1988 – studied with Albert Markov (Manhattan School of Music), Catherine Cho (Juilliard School) and Laurie Smukler (Bard College) – made her debut in 2004 at Carnegie Hall, where she became the youngest violinist to perform Paganini’s 24 Caprices – also performed as a soloist in halls… Read more »

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