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XIAOMING WANG
VIOLIN

Born in China in 1982, he started playing the violin at the age of four. Whilst still at school, he continued his musical development and education under Prof. Xu Lu at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, where he studied violin performance for ten years. His musical talent was promoted by the «Herbert von Karajan Center» and flourished under the tutelage of Gerhard Schulz from Alban Berg Quartet in Vienna. He competed with great success in Beijing in 1998.

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THOMAS INEICHEN
VIOLIN

Born and raised in Pfäffikon ZH (Switzerland), began studying music with Andrej Lütschg (violin) at the Zurich Academy of Music. At the same time, he took a minor in trombone with Ulrich Eichenberger. In 1993 he graduated with a major in violin. He then attended chamber music studies with Christoph Schiller, Matthias Enderle and Gerard Wyss. The meeting with professors of the conservatories of Vienna and Graz on the summer study weeks brought him decisive impulses for his further musical activity.

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INNA KHRIPLOVICH
VIOLIN

Inna Khriplovich is teaching at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in Zurich, Switzerland. Her students won numerous prizes at national and international competitions, performed with orchestras in Russia, Belarus and France and took part in such international festivals as Stage4kids (Hamburg, Germany) and “Moscow Meets Friends” (Russia). Inna Khriplovich began her violin studies in Novosibirsk at the School for Gifted Children, then received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees with honours

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KRISTINA SANDULOVA
PIANO

Kristina Sandulova is a Bulgarian-Dutch pianist. She was born in Sofia and received her first piano lessons at the age of 5 from her mother, the renowned composer Julia Tsenova. After finishing the music school with distinction, she continued her studies at the Conservatory of Sofia with Prof. Stella Dimitrova-Maistorova. In 2001 she received a scholarship from the Labberte-Foundation in order to continue

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PROF. DENIS SEVERIN
CELLO

Denis Severin is a professor of cello at the Geneva University of Music and the Bern University of Arts (Switzerland), where he teaches cello as a major, baroque cello as a minor and chamber music.
A coveted guest professor, he also teaches master classes and leads orchestra projects at the Centro superior de musical Katarina Gurska (Madrid, Spain),

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JOACHIM MÜLLER-CRÉPON
CELLO

Joachim Müller-Crépon born 1988, hailing from Zurich. He studied with Prof. Thomas Grossenbacher, Cobus Swanepoel and finished at the Zurich University oft he Arts with a Bachelor degree under Prof. Roel Dieltiens. After having completed his studies from 2009- 2012 at the Stellenbosch University (South Africa), he was accepted into the class of Thomas Demenga

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KYRIL ZLOTNIKOV
CELLO

Born in Minsk, Belarus to a family of professional musicians, Kyril Zlotnikov began his studies at the Belarusian State Music Academy with Prof. Vladimir Perlin. He continued his studies in Israel with Prof. Uzi Wiesel and Hillel Zori, completing his musical education under the direction Prof. Michael Khomitzer in Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music and Dance. While a student, Kyril Zlotnikov participated in master classes and courses with such prominent musicians as Isaac Stern, Yo-Yo Ma…

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