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  • date of birth: January 14, 1997
  • pursued his bachelor studies with Stephen Rose and Jinjoo Cho at the Cleveland Institute of Music and McGill University – Schulich School of Music, where he also minored in Music History;
  • passionate chamber musician, participated in competitions and festivals such as the Verbier Festival Academy, Fischoff Competition, Aspen Music Festival & School, ENCORE Chamber Music;
  • masterclasses with Boris Kuschnir, Augustin Hadelich, Mihaela Martin, Paul Kantor, Philip Setzer, Roberto Díaz, Guillaume Sutre;
  • as a chamber musician, he worked with prominent figures such as the Artemis Quartet, Quatuor Ébène, Takács Quartet, the Alban Berg Quartett.

Prizes: Golden Violin Competition in 2019


First Round

Bach Ciaccona from Partita in D minor for Solo Violin

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major K. 216

Paganini Caprice No. 1

Second Round

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 3 in E flat major Op. 12

Enescu “Ménétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite Op. 28

Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor Op. 45


Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major Op. 100

Enescu Sonata No. 2 in F minor for Violin and Piano Op. 6

Paganini I Palpiti


Brahms Violin Concerto in D major Op. 77