Violin

Regina_Brandstaetter_photo_web Regina Brandstätter (Austria)

Austrian violinist  Regina Brandstätter runs a very successful violin studio at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, where she has been teaching since 1996 and was appointed professor in 2012. Regina Brandstätter has performed as a chamber musician in the USA, Canada, China, and Europe. Her chamber music partners include Austrian pianist Barbara Moser; principal cellist of the Vienna Philharmonic, Peter Somodari, principal cellist of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Wenig Sin Yang, principal cellist of the Berlin Philharmonic, Götz Teutsch;...

Alexandre_Brussilovsky_150x150 Alexandre Brussilovsky (France)

Born in the Ukraine, ALEXANDRE BRUSSILOVSKY completed his musical education at the Moscow Conservatoire under Yuri Yankelevitch, Maya Glezarova, Felix Andrievsky and Leonid Kogan. He won top prizes at several international competitions, including the Grand Prix at the International Prague Competition in 1969, and the Grand Prix and Albert Roussel Special Prize at the Jacques Thibaud Competition in 1975. In 1985, after having been prohibited from performing abroad for eight years, Brussilovsky was able to leave the USSR and establish his residency in France. He rebuilt his...

Simon_Fischer_photo Simon Fischer (UK)

“Only the most ambitious violinist could attempt all three of Brahms’s Sonatas in the one recital, and only an unusually gifted one could play them as well as did Simon Fischer” – The Times Simon Fischer is recognised as one of the pre-eminent musicians of our time, enjoying a distinguished and wide-ranging career as a performer, educator and recording artist. As a recitalist he has performed in the UK, the USA, Europe and Australia, at venues including the Wigmore Hall and the Purcell Room. Alongside standard repertoire he delights audiences by...

Rossitza_Gosa_150x150 Rossitza Goza (Bulgaria/ USA)

Praised for the elegance of her playing, violinist ROSSITZA JEKOVA-GOZA received rigorous musical training both in her native Bulgaria and in the United States. She holds a doctorate from the Cleveland Institute of Music and credits violinists Kevork Mardirossian and David and Linda Cerone as her most influential mentors. She has served on the faculties of the University of Arkansas, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of North Texas. For six years she taught at the prestigious program Encore School for Strings. Dr. Goza has presented masterclasses at...

BinHuang_photo Bin Huang (China)

Bin Huang, one of the most outstanding violinists from China, endeared herself to the musical world when at age fourteen she won the Junior Wieniawski International Violin Competition in Lublin, Poland, sharing First Prize with Maxim Vengerov. She has maintained international prominence, winning both the Paganini International Violin Competition in Genoa, Italy, and the Munich (ARD) International Music Competition in Munich, Germany. Ms. Huang has been universally lauded for her interpretive and technical skills, hailed as “a winner in what matters the most” (The...

Vladimir Landsman Vladimir Landsman, (Russia/Canada)

At the age of 12, on the recommendation of David Oistrakh, Vladimir Landsman left the Ukraine for Moscow to continue his studies at the Central Music School and at the Conservatory with his mentor Yuri Yankilevich. In 1963, he won the Third Prize at the Long Thibaud International Competition in Paris, and in 1966, the Grand Prize at the Montreal International Competition. In 1969, he became a soloist with the Moscow Philharmonic Society and took part in numerous tours of the Soviet Union, playing with major orchestras under such conductors as Kabalevsky,...

Chiao_Ling_Sun Chiao-Ling Sun (Taiwan)

Ms. Chiao-Ling Sun holds the post of Violin Professor of Music Department at the National Taiwan University of Arts. There, she is presently teaching violin performance, chamber music, and string pedagogy. Graduated from National Taiwan University of Arts in 1981 with a diploma in music, she went on to receive her Bachelor of Music Degree and Master of Music Degree from Peabody Conservatory of Music in 1986. In 1988, Ms. Sun was sent back to USA by Taiwan’s Ministry of Education on a full scholarship from University of California at Santa Barbara, where she completed her...

Guillaume_Tardif_150x150 Guillaume Tardif (Canada)

Canadian violinist GUILLAUME TARDIF pursues an active career as a performer and pedagogue. He regularly travels on recital tours and appears as soloist with orchestras in Asia, Europe, South and North America – most recently at Carnegie-Weill Hall in Paganini’s 24 Caprices. He often performs repertoire ranging from early music to contemporary works and introduces many lesser-known works and original compositions, cadenzas, and arrangements. He is often heard on radio and TV networks, and his recordings have been issued on the Dell’Arco label. He has been a guest...