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6-11 August 2013, 11th Edition
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

 

Gabriel BIANCO

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Gabriel BIANCO starts playing guitar with his father, at the age of 5. In 1997 he entered the CNR-CSP of Paris, under the direction of Ramon de Herrera. He went through it in 2005 with an unanimously first prize and congratulations. The same year, he received the highest rank in the entrance competition to the Superior National Conservatory in Paris (CNSMDP), where he studies with Olivier Chassain.

Gabriel has many various musical activities, like theater, creation of new contemporary works, but the main one is performing as a soloist. He performed his first concert in Paris at the age of 15, and now he is invited to play in different countries (France, Italy, Austria, Cechz Republic, Hungary, Poland, Spain). Gabriel has just recorded a DVD for the Italian magazine “La Guitarra” and his first CD will be released in 2008.

Gabriel has already won several prizes in internationals competitions in Europe among which:

  • International Guitar Competition of Sernancelhe, Portugal, 2005
  • International Guitar Competition din Ile de Re, France, 2006
  • International Guitar Competition of Gitarre Forum Vienna, Austria, 2006
  • International Guitar Competition from Tychy (Slaska Jesien Gitarowa), Poland, 2006
  • International Guitar Competition “Hubert Kappel” from Koblenz , Germany, 2007
  • GFA International Solo Competition, USA, 2008

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Mihai COJOCARU

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Mihai COJOCARU s-a născut în 1977 în Bucureşti. A studiat chitara la Liceul de muzică „George Enescu” cu Liviu Georgescu şi la Hochschule für Musik „Franz Liszt” din Weimar - Germania, cu Gerhard Reichenbach.

A beneficiat de lecții private cu Carlo Marchione și Thomas Müller-Pering și a participat în master class-uri cu Aniello Desiderio, Hubert Käppel, Zoran Dukic, Joaquin Clerch ș.a. A câştigat premii la concursuri naţionale şi internaţionale (olimpiade de muzică, Sinaia, Craiova, Bucureşti) şi a apărut în emisiuni radio şi TV.

A făcut parte ca membru în juriile concursurilor Eduard Pamfil și Sinaia și a susținut cursuri de măiestrie la București, Sinaia și Cluj. În calitate de solist, Mihai Cojocaru a cântat împreună cu filarmonicile din Satu-Mare şi Bacău, precum şi în recitaluri la Bucureşti, Arad, Cluj, Constanţa, Weimar.


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András CSÁKI

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András CSÁKI was born in Budapest 1981, and began to play the guitar at the age of 11. In 1996 he was admitted to the Béla Bartók Conservatory of Music, and in the year of 2002 he continued his studies at Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, where he graduated with honor in 2007. He has been awarded the "Junior Prima 2009 Prize". "Márciusi Ifjak Prize" in 2010.

He was taught by the best Hungarian guitar professors, such as József Eötvös, Ede Roth and Sándor Szilvágyi. Since 1995 András has been a regular participant of international master classes all over the world, including master classes held by Leo Brouwer, Abel Carlevaro, Costas Cotsiolis, Aniello Desiderio, Zoran Dukic, Pablo Marquez, Judicaël Perroy, David Russell, Thomas Müller-Pering, Barna Kováts and Tamás Vásáry.

András's international career started in 1999 after winning the XXVI. "Dr. Luis Sigall" International Musical Competition in Chile . This prestigious contest brought him a large number of concert opportunities, he played recitals in Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, France, Greece, Poland, Germany, Japan, Norwegen, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Spain, Venezuela and the United States. Since that time he has taken part in numerous international competitions. Until the year of 2009 he received 18 prizes, among others he was awarded with the first prize in the 51 st Tokyo International Guitar Competition in 2008, and in the 42 nd "Michele Pittaluga" Guitar Competition in Alessandria, Italy 2009.

András began to teach in 2005. Since September of the same year, he has been a guitar teacher at Béla Bartók Conservatory of Music, and in September 2009 he was appointed assistant professor at Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest . He gave his first master classes in Dallas (USA) in 2005, since that time he has frequently been asked to give master classes in various countries, such as France, Greece, Romania and his native Hungary.


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Thibaut GARCIA

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At eighteen, Thibaut Garcia is a musician who is invited in several festival in Europe, in Spain (guitar festival of Requena, Valencia, Torrent, Alicante…), in Germany (guitar festival of Rotenburg, Weimar, Hambourg…) in France ( Paris guitar festival, Toulouse, Nimes …)

Born in Toulouse in France, Thibaut begins to play the guitar at the age of seven. His Spanish origins give him a really influence in his way of thinking. He studied in Toulouse with Robb Storar, Marc Navarro then Paul Ferret who with he got his diploma with the best mention and the congratulations of the jury in 2011. At sixteen he enters the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris ans studies with Olivier Chassain and Judicael Perroy in private lessons.

Thibaut has already got several competition prizes like the first prize at the international competition Ana Amalia in Weimar, and the special prize of the Rotenburg festival. He won the status of best young European musician decided by the EMCY. He won the second prize at the international competition Petrer et second prize at the international competition of Coria (both in Spain). He is also laureate of international lions club competition.

Interessed by contemporary music, he collaborates with the contemporary dance class of the CNSMDP. In December, 2013, hehas the project to play Sequenza XI of Berio, pillar work of the contemporary guitar music in presence of Pierre Boulez. Determined to explore a new repertory for the guitar, he realizes transcriptions (for guitar duet and solo guitar) and insert in his program some different pieces from another repertory like the 6th partita for keyboard of Bach.


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Jelica MIJANOVIC

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Jelica MIJANOVIC was 21 years old when she obtained Master in Music Pedagogy at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva, where she previously completed her Bachelor of Arts in Music. Currently, she is finishing Master in Music Interpretation at the same institution, with Prof D. Bogdanovic, while simultaneously studying with Prof P. Pegoraro as student of Concert Master at Kunst Universität Graz. In June 2012, she obtained Specialisation in Music Interpretation at Conservatory of Strasbourg, with Prof. S. Prieto.

She attended master classes with: O. Ghiglia, P.Romero, G.Krivokapić, C.Marchione, H.Keppel, R.Ausel, T.Hoppstock, A.Desiderio, Z.Dukić, M.Dilla, L.Michelli, M.Lonardi, D.Azabagić, G.Abiton, R.Diens, J.Perroy , T. Müller etc.

As a soloist Jelica Mijanovic has performed in the most important music halls of Montenegro and she also played in Austria, Croatia, France, Italy, Slovenia, Serbia, Spain and Switzerland.

Since 2006 she won eleven first prizes and three second prizes at international competitions. In 2013, she has been awarded first prizes in two international guitar contests “Gredos San Diego” in Madrid and the Guitar Art Festival in Belgrade. Before that she won the Montenegrin National Competition three times.

In Switzerland, she has been awarded the prizes at two biggest Swiss instrumental competitions, with unique category for all the instruments; "Migros competition for young talents" (2012), and competition organized by Kiefer-Hablitzel Foundation and Swiss Association of Musician, (2011). Both times, she was the only guitar player awarded in the last six years. As well, she was the only guitar player to be awarded by Rotary International Foundation in Siena, Accademia Chigiana, in 2011.

As of September 2013, Jelica Mijanovic will be a guitar teacher at the Conservatory of Fribourg, Switzerland. Before, she has taught guitar in Music Association "Melody" for three years and worked as a substitute guitar teacher at Conservatoire de Musique de Geneve and Conservatoire Populaire de Musique, Danse et Theatre since 2009. She has held master classes in international festivals in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Switzerland.

In April 2012, Jelica Mijanović published book of transcriptions for guitar beginners, named "The most beautiful classics for young musicians", which was supported by the Montenegrin Ministry of Culture.

Other than Montenegrin, her mother tongue, she speaks and teaches in French, Italian, English, German and Spanish language.


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Antoine MORINIERE

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Always looking for a new repertoire, Antoine Moriniere is invited to play in France as well as abroad. It was in 2010 that Antoine decided on a career as a concertist when he interpreted the Piazzolla guitar concerto with the Conservatoire de Bordeaux Orchestra.

Thereafter, Antoine performed in many cultural events including the Festival d’Avignon, the festival « cordes sensibles » (Bordeaux), the « Jornadas Internacionales de Guitarra de Valencia », as well as participation in the concert of the young soloists at the « semaine de la guitare »(Paris). Antoine won the 2nd prize at the Anna Amalia competition in Weimar, 1st Prize at the “International Competition of Guitar Olzstyn” in Poland and 1st prize at the competition Leopold Bellan (Paris).

Interested in contemporary music, the piece “madoromi” was dedicated to him by the composer Rikako Watanabe (composition professor at the Conservatoire Superieur de Musique de Paris), which he premired during his tour in Spain in November 2012.

A pupil of Jean Luc Rochietti and Olivier Chassain at the Conservatory of Bordeaux, where he graduated with honors unanimously with congratulations from the jury, and then continued his studies at the Paris Conservatoire, he also benefits from the advice of Jeremy Jouve. Antoine is the Amilly Conservatory teacher.


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Trio CLUJ

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Ani GAYDAROVA (b. 1989) began her musical studies in her hometown of Rousse, Bulgaria pursuing her bachelor degree in Solo Guitar and Academic Choir Conducting with Univ. Conf. PhD. Constantin Andrei and Univ. Conf. PhD. Ciprian Para at the “Gheorghe Dima” Academy of Music in Cluj-Napoca. Amongst her achievements and distinctions we mention First Prize at the International Quitar Competition – Gotze Delchev (Bulgaria, 2002), First Prize at International Competition – Kiustendel (Bulgaria, 2005), Third Prize at International Private Quitar Competition in Sofia (Bulgaria,2009).Also over the years she conducted the ”Gheorghe Dima” Academy of Musics Choir.

Marian BĂLAN (b. 1988) started his musical training in Bistriţa continuing with classical guitar in Cluj-Napoca at the ”Sigismund Toduţă” Music Highschool. In 2011 he graduated the “Gheorghe Dima” Academy of Music in Cluj-Napoca currently doing his Master in classical guitar. Over the years he carried intense artistic activities with groups such as Bigg Dimm’A Band, Hot Cluj of Cluj Napoca as well as solo.

Viorela FILIMON (b.1987) attedned and graduated the ”Alba-Iulia Music and Arts Highschool” later graduating the “Gheorghe Dima” Academy of Music in Cluj-Napoca. She gained professional experience by working with teachers such as Marko Feri, Dimitar Doychinov, Susana Prieto, Alexis Muzurakis, Yaron Hassan, Mir Ali and as an Erasmus student at the Fachhochschule – Institut fur Music in Osnabruck.

Trio CLUJ started their activity two years ago with PhD. Ştefan Trifan as students at ”Gheorghe Dima” Academy of Music in Cluj-Napoca. During this time they have also attended master classes with Adrian Mantu, Ladislau Csendes, Reinbert Evers, Sung Jin Kim having the opportunity to polish their repertoire which varies stylistically from The Renaissance to Contemporary. In 2011 they have won Second Prize at the XI edition of the Transilvania International Guitar Festival winning First Prize the following year.

 
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