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  • date of birth: 19th of June 1991

  • is currently studying with Anna Kandinsky in Vienna, Austria; his teachers include Donald Weilerstein, Abram Shtern, Vesna and Igor Gruppman, Gordan Nikolić

  • performs regularly in recitals touring South Africa, United States and Europe

  • in 2005, May 2nd was named “Hayato Ishibashi Day”, in honor of his musical achievements in the State of California

Prizes: Third Prize at “Yampolsky” International Violin Competition, Third Prize at “Rodolfo Lipizer” International Violin Competition, Second Prize in the Los Angeles Philharmonic “Brownislaw Kaper” Awards Competition


First Round

Bach Grave and Fugue from Sonata for Solo Violin in A minor

Mozart Violin Concerto no. 4 in D major K. 218

Paganini Caprice no. 24

Second Round

Beethoven Sonata no. 7 in c minor op. 30 no.2

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Hindemith Sonata for Solo Violin no. 2 op. 31


Brahms Sonata no. 3 in d minor op. 108

Enescu Sonata no. 3 in A minor op. 25, dans le caractère populaire roumain”