Archives: Deelnemers

Antoniu Nagy

Antoniu Nagy

Antoniu Nagy (2000, Romania) is currently studying piano at the National Music Academy ‘Gheorghe Dima’ under the guidance of Daniel Goiti. At the same time he’s attending online courses of the ‘Advanced Piano performance’ program Greenwich Piano Institute in New York under the guidance of Stefano Miceli. Throughout the time, he attended masterclasses and worked with different great […]
Victor Naranjo Pérez

Victor Naranjo Pérez

Victor Naranjo Pérez (1996, Spain) began studying piano at the age of 7 with his mother. He continued his studies at the Conservatory of Music of Gran Canaria with Emilio Tabraue. He also took lessons with Galina Neporozohnya. He finished his Bachelor’s degree with Alexander Kandelaki at the CSM ‘Bonifacio Gil’ of Badajoz in Spain, obtaining Cum laude […]
Shane van Neerden

Shane van Neerden

Shane van Neerden (1999, United States) has appeared as soloist on stages in Europe as well as in the United States. In the Netherlands, he has played in venues such as het Concertgebouw, Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, and on Dutch television at Podium Witteman. He currently studies with Frank Peters at the Conservatory in Amsterdam and […]
Leah Nicholson

Leah Nicholson

Leah Nicholson (2001, United Kingdom) began studying with Galina Sandovskaya in St Petersburg, Russia, before continuing her musical education at Chetham’s School of Music in the UK with John Gough and Dr Murray McLachlan. In 2018 Leah was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Schools of Music in Solo Piano Performance Diploma (FRSM with Distinction) […]
Aarón Ormaza Vera

Aarón Ormaza Vera

Aarón Ormaza Vera (1995, Ecuador) began playing the piano at an early age. He took lessons at the Conservatorio Sergei Rachmaninov for most of his life in his home city of Guayaquil, continuing his piano studies at the Faculty of Music of the Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo, where he obtained his diploma in 2016. […]
Dora Petkovic

Dora Petkovic

Dora Petkovic (1996, Croatia) is currently is studying a Master program specialized in solo piano performance at Musik-Akademie FHNW Basel with professor Filippo Gamba. In 2019, she graduated in piano performance and pedagogy (integrated study program) at Music Academy of the University of Zagreb, in the class of professor Srdjan Caldarovic. She has participated in masterclasses and […]
Radu Ratering

Radu Ratering

Radu Ratering (2004, The Netherlands) started taking piano lessons at the age of 7 after he heard Radu Lupu playing in the Royal Concertgebouw of Amsterdam. He was so touched by the recital of Radu Lupu that he wanted to learn how to play the piano himself. At the age of 10 he started taking lessons at the […]
Pavel Tesík

Pavel Tesík

Pavel Těšík (1996, Czech Republic) studied piano at the Pavel Josef Vejvanovský Conservatory in Kroměříž with Ondřej Hubáček. Then he continued his studies at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno with prof. Jan Jiraský and doc. Igor Ardašev. He spent a semester at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz studying with prof. Ayami Ikeba […]
Brecht Valckenaers

Brecht Valckenaers

Brecht Valckenaers (2000, Belgium) likes to make people part of his passion for music. Playing existing music and creating new music are important elements in his life. Followed courses: Academy De Vonk, Haasrode — Piano, 2008-2018 (with Carl Vandoorne) De Vonk Academy, Haasrode — Music Theory & Composition, 2012-2018 (with Pieter Schuermans and Boudewijn Cox) […]
Florian Verweij

Florian Verweij

Florian Verweij (1997, The Netherlands) studies as a master student with Naum Grubert at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, where he graduated with the highest remarks in 2020 with Jan Wijn. At age eleven he was admitted to the Young Talent Department of the Amsterdam Conservatory, where he studied with Marcel Baudet. At seventeen years old, […]