Justus Frantz - Conductor and Pianist

 

Justus Frantz is a name that one associates with outstanding orchestras and an absolute commitment to music. Professor Justus Frantz has been an internationally successful pianist and conductor for more than thirty years. He has served classical music countless times: by constantly discovering and nurturing young music talents. Therefore foreign tours of the Philharmonia of the Nations Auditions (Vorpiele) in many countries take a firm place in his schedule – for young musicians worldwide, it’s an excellent chance at the beginning of a musical career.

Ksenia Dubrovskaya - Violin

 

The Moscow-born violinist is an acclaimed by public and press soloist with performances in Europe, Russia, Asia and the USA, including uva under Saulius Sondeckis, Shinik Ham, Justus Frantz, Jaczek Kaspczyk, Theodore Kuchar.

She is a winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition, earned her degree at the Moscow Conservatory and her Masters with Prof. Zakhar Bron in Zurich. At the Zurich University of the Arts, she studied conducting with the specialist Marc Kissoczy with such success that she was immediately hired away from his studies in many countries eg Russia, Germany, Spain etc.

 

Omiros Yavroumis - Violin

 

Omiros Yavroumis graduated in 2002 from the Royal Academy of Music in London with the Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees, together with the Degree of Musicology from the University of Athens, where he now continues as a PhD student.

He has attended master classes and has taken violin lessons with Ruggiero Ricci, Zakhar Bron, Lydia Mordkovitch, Eric Friedman, Maurizio Fuks, Sylvia Rosenberg, Grigory Zhislin, etc., and has won numerous awards in solo and chamber music competitions, both in Greece and abroad.

 

Dr. Dariusz Mikulski - Conductor

 

One of the most important and talented Polish musicians, having in his curriculum numerous appearances and productions all over the world, Dr. Dariusz Mikulski, is a concert and Opera conductor, Horn soloist, music pedagogue and producer.

Dr. Dariusz Mikulski has studied in Poland, Germany and Austria.

Bertrand Giraud - Piano

 

Born in 1971, Bertrand GIRAUD obtained his Piano Diploma and his Chamber Music Diploma in 1995 with "Mention Très Bien" at the Conservatory of Geneva in Dominique MERLET 's Class. He also obtained a Vocal Accompaniment Diploma from the Paris Conservatory. Since 1995, his main teachers have been maestro Bruno CANINO, Colette ZERAH, and Aquiles DELLE VIGNE, all of which were paramount in his artistic evolution. Under their supervision, Mr. Giraud studied chamber music, accompaniment, composition, musical analysis, and improvisation.

Maria Yavroumi - Piano

 

 Maria Yavroumi is one of the most talented and prominent Greek pianists of the young generation.

She was born in Tripolis and started her piano lessons taught by her father, Nikolaos Yavroumis, at the age of 6. In 2000 she graduated from Attikon Conservatory with distinction, under the teaching of Dimitris Toufexis.