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  • date of birth: May 31, 1996
  • currently studying at the Universität der Künste in Berlin with Prof. Jens Peter Maintz;
  • studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Detmold with Prof. Xenia Jankovic;
  • participated in masterclasses given by David Geringas, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Jérôme Pernoo, Claudio Bohórquez, Wen-Sinn Yang, Marc Coppey, Christian Poltéra, Daniel Müller-Schott, Leonid Gorokhov.

Prizes: laureate of the Dotzauer Cello Competition, Heran Cello Competition, International Cello Competition in Liezen, Vienna International Music Competition, Manhattan International Music Competition


First Round

Piatti Caprice Op. 25 No. 8

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major Hob. VIIb/2

Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70

Second Round

Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor Op. 38

Penderecki Divertimento for Cello Solo

Rostropovich Humoresque Op. 5


Enescu Cello Sonata No. 2 in C major Op. 26

Prokofiev Cello Sonata in C major Op. 119


Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor Op. 104