Christos Grimpas - Cello

 

Studied at the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (prof. D. Patras) and the Universität der Künste in Berlin, further receiving his post graduate music degree from the Folkwang Hochschule Essen (class V. Mendelssohn). He was a member of the Rhineland Youth Orchestra, the International Youth Orchestra and the European Union Youth Orchestra. Awards include prizes (Pan-Hellenic Competition for Young Soloists 1997, International Chamber Music Competition of HELEXPO 1998) as well as merit scholarships (Music Friends Society of Athens, the “Alexandra Trianti” Trust and the “Alexandros Onasis” Foundation).

Tapalin Charoensook - Cello

 

Tapalin Charoensook was born in Bangkok, Thailand in 1988. Her music study has made possible with great support from her father, Dr.Sugree Chareonsook and his “The Talent Education Research Project”. Under his guidance, she began her cello study at the age of 10 with Ms.Saowakhon Muangkruan, Mr. Martin Grund and Mr. Juris Lakutis.