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Young Masters of 2024

Eleanor Simmons

Lóa Yona 

Eleanor Simmons is a multi-disciplinary artist with a BFA in Dance Performance from the University of California, Irvine.  Currently, she resides in New York as a member of GibneyPRO under the direction of Alexandra Wells and Bret Yamanaka. Eleanor’s dancing has taken her across the globe, where she has participated in programs such as Springboard Danse Montréal, Nederlands Dans Theater, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. She has had the pleasure of performing works by Ohad Naharin, Parvaneh Scharafali, Peter Chu, Ana Maria Lucaciu, and Laja Field among others.  Eleanor utilizes art to empower, grow, and connect to people of all backgrounds through the authenticity of her creations and collaborations and is excited to further investigate the role of artmaking of various mediums in today’s world.

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Emma Baird

Scottish violinist, Emma Baird, is currently pursuing a postgraduate course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under the tutelage of Professor Andrea Gajic. She previously completed her undergraduate studies in London as a scholar of the Royal Academy of Music, studying with So-Ock Kim and Ying Xue (Doric String Quartet), and Baroque violin with Nicolette Moonen. Recent awards include winning the RAM Piano Trio Prize, and the RCS Hilda Bailey Violin Competition in 2023. Emma has performed solo and chamber music recitals across the UK at venues including Southwark Cathedral, Edinburgh International Festival, Leeds International Concert Series, and she is currently a member of the Lark Piano Trio. 


Arseniya Sibiljova

Arseniya is a graduate of the F. Chopin State College and Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in class of Sergey Kravchenko. During her studies she has been a prize winner of numerous competitions: she won the 3rd Prize at the Leonid Kogan International Violin Competition (2020), 1st Prize at the VII International “Russia-Europe Young” (2020) and XV International Violin Competition of the Central Music School (2019), 1st Prize and Gold medal of XVIII, XVII and XII Delphic Games of Russia (2019, 2018, 2013), Delphic Games of the CIS countries (2020), “Young Talents of Russia” award (2015, 2016), and "Jumeirah Sounds" (2018) in Dubai. She is the absolute winner at the “Virtuoso 2017”, XV Rudolph Matz in Croatia (Grand Prix, 2016), “Magic bow” (Grand Prix, 2012), and 1st Prize of XII L. van Beethoven International Violin Competition in Austria (2016). She is also a recipient of the "Golden talents” (2016), “New Names of Moscow” (2012) and the Russian State Scholarship award (2013).

As a soloist, she has performed with orchestras such as Mariinsky Theatre and St. Petersburg “Cappella”, also with Moscow, St.Petersburg, Rostov, Samara, Kaliningrad, Tula, Vyatka, Sochi, Orenburg and other State Symphony Orchestras.

Since 2020 Arseniya become a soloist of Saint-Petersburg House of Music. Since 2023 Arseniya become a student of Walter-Stauffer Academia in Cremona, Italy in class of Salvatore Accardo.

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Kresimir Lulic 

Krešimir Lulić was born in Zagreb, Croatia where he finished primary and secondary levels of music education. He finished Bachelor and Master programmes at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, Denmark in the class of prof. Geir Draugsvoll.

In the academic year 2020/21, as a part of the Erasmus programme, he was a student at The Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland in class of prof. Veli Kujala.

He performed various projects and international competitions in Croatia and Europe as well as concerts in countries like Denmark, Austria, Serbia, Spain, Italy etc. The most notable results are: 1st place in young category in The International Accordion Competition in Pula, Croatia in 2009; as well as 1st place in Croatian Accordion Competition in Daruvar, Croatia in 2016. He won the prize “Oskar znanja” for excellent performances on accordion and victory in Croatian Competition for Chamber Ensembles in 2015. As a part of a chamber music ensemble, he performed with the Croatian Philharmonic Orchestra at their Christmas concert in 2015. As a soloist, he also won the prestigious International Accordion Competition in Arrasate (Spain) in 2022.

He has participated in several projects with Zagreb Youth Theatre in Croatia as the musical background on accordion. As a part of an ensemble, he also played in opera performances in The Royal Danish Opera in Denmark and Playbox Theatre in the United Kingdom.

He premiered a new piece written for accordion and electronics by Anders Skibsted at the Amager Electronics concert series in June 2023. He also premiered a piece for solo accordion by Alvaro Leoncio during his tour in Spain in December 2023.

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Federico Cardamone

Francesco Massimino/ Italien

Chagall Trio

Francesco (cello) er født i Torino i 1999.

Siden 2018 har han studeret hos M. Antonio Meneses på Walter Stauffer Academy i Cremona.


Siden 2021 studerer han, takket være støtte fra De Sono Music Association, på Hochschule für Musik i Basel hos M. Thomas Demenga.


I 2013 stiftede Francesco Massimino sammen med violinisten Edoardo Grieco og pianisten Lorenzo Nguyen Ba deres trio Chagall Trio.


I 2019 vandt Trioen den 2. pris (en første pris blev ikke tildelt) samt 3 specialpriser ved den prestigefyldte konkurrence "Premio Trio di Trieste“. 

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Federico Cardamone

Jasmin Gomaa

Tesaru Quintet

Jasmin Gomaa is a french horn player from Sweden. She started at the age of eight in her local music school. After that she continued with music studies in high school and pre college, followed by a bachelor at the Music Academy in Malmö and then a masters degree at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.

Her career started at the age of 21 when she established herself as a freelance musician in the south of Sweden and Copenhagen. This has resulted in longer contracts in Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Copenhagen Phil. Besides that, you’ve seen her multiple times in the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Malmö Opera.

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Carmen Bajo Jurado

Tesaru Quintet

Carmen Bajo Jurado is a young Spanish flutist currently living in Copenhagen. She was born in Córdoba and completed her Bachelor of Music at the Conservatorio Superior de Música "Rafael Orozco" in class of Prof. Wendela van Swol and the Fundación Barenboim-Said in Sevilla. She is currently pursuing graduate studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music with Ulla Miilmann.

Carmen was involved in several youth ensembles in Spain including Orquesta Joven de Andalucía (OJA), Orquesta Joven de Córdoba (OJC), and the Orquesta Fundación Barenboim-Said. As a soloist she also performed with the Orquesta de Córdoba, where she played Mozart Concerto in G Major.


Tesaru Quintet

Copenhagen based woodwind quintet, Tesaru, is a multinational ensemble ranging from Taiwan, the United Kingdom, Romania, Spain and Sweden. Formed in 2021 at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, the Tesaru Quintet has featured in performances throughout Copenhagen with highlights at Musikhuset København, Tivolis Koncertsal, Brøndsalen and Sankt Petri Kirke. They have been part of the Once Upon Infinity Festival run by the V Coloris Quintet and performed in masterclasses held by the Carion woodwind quintet. The quintet won the 3rd prize in the DR P2 Chamber Music Competition in January 2023 and were semi finalists in the Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition 2023.

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Emma Sutherland

Currently residing in Los Angeles, Emma Sutherland was born in Frisco, Texas and trained extensively in various forms from a young age and eventually attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, Texas. She performed various repertory from artists, including Aszure Barton, Lar Lubovitch, Loni Landon, and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. In 2019, Emma was named a YoungArts winner in modern dance and Presidential Scholar in the Arts. These experiences allowed her to collaborate and perform with musicians, visual artists, and filmmakers. They were influential in Emma’s decision to attend the prestigious Glorya Kaufman School of Dance at the University of Southern California and receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. At USC Kaufman, Emma continued her multidisciplinary training, focusing on concert, contemporary, and commercial dance styles. Additionally, she received a minor from the USC School of Cinematic Arts to explore the collaboration of dance, film, and multimedia art. While at USC Kaufman and post-graduation (2023), she has performed works by Merce Cunningham, Jiří Kylián, Ohad Naharin, Justin Peck, Peter Chu, Yin Yue, Micaela Taylor and William Forsythe, among others.


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Tulia Marshall

Tulia Marshall is a Vietnamese-born New York-based dancer and choreographer with training from Laguardia High School, Manhattan Youth Ballet, and the Hubbard Street Professional Program. 

She holds a BFA in Dance and BA in Arts Management from Purchase College, SUNY, and received the Conservatory's Presidential Scholar Award. A finalist at Francisco Gella’s New Century Dance Project,Tulia's dynamic career includes commissions for Daniel Ulbricht's Stars of American Ballet and The New York Chinese Cultural Center. She has presented original works for Doug Varone’s Devices 8 Cohort and the international Battery Dance Festival. She's performed worldwide at notable venues such as Dock 11 Berlin, The Joyce Theater, The Park Avenue Armory and is currently engaged as a guest artist with several prominent dance artists and companies. 


Ada Yücel

Turkish violinist Ada Yücel played as a soloist with the Mersin State Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Eskişehir Symphony Orchestra, MEU Chamber Orchestra in Mersin and performed at İş Sanat Stage.

During the "Magie und Virtuositat" concert tour in Germany, he gave concerts first at the Rendsburg Theatrefoyer, then at the Flensburg Danishe Zentralbibliothek and Glücksburg Auferstehungs Kirche and participated in the 5th Møn Sommerconcert Festival.

Ada is a former student of Lily Tchumburidze at Mersin University State Conservatory of Music and Salvatore Accardo at Stauffer Academy “Artist Diploma” program.

During his education, he attended many masterclasses and worked with many great artists:Niklas Walentin, Viktoria Mullova, Michael Barenboim, Krzysztof Wegrzyn, Boris Kuschnir, Nora Chastain, Mischa Maisky, Svetlin Roussev, Fedor Rudin, Igor Pikayzen...

He was awarded the "Nevit Kodallı Young Talent Award" at the 20th Mersin International Music Festival. He won the first prize at the Silkway International Music Competition held in Georgia and won the first prize at the II. International Brussels Music Competition.

Ada continues his education in Germany with Dora Bratchkova at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts.

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Karolina Pawul

Polish Viola player Karolina Pawul, is a winner of first prizes at the National Viola and Double Bass Competition (2014), III. Meeting of young viola players in Skierniewice, National Competition of Stringed Instruments for Youth (2015), 19th International Competition of Stringed Instruments in the Name of Bohdan Warchal (2015), l. Viola review on behalf of Tadeusz Gonet and National Viola Competition on behalf of Dominik Rutkowski (2016).

As a soloist, Karolina performed with the China Philharmonic Orchestra in the Forbidden City in Beijing at the Morningside Music Bridge Competition in 2016, where she also received lessons from Wang Shaowu, Teng Li, Steve Tenenbom, Emlyn Stam, Atar Arad, Sheng Li and Roberto Diaz . She had further solo appearances in the Polish Radio Studio, in the Warsaw Philharmonic, with the Sinfonietta Cracovia, in the Krzysztof Penderecki European Center for Music and as part of the rbb program “The Graduates” in Berlin. In 2022 she played as a soloist with the Baden-Baden Philharmonic.

Since the winter semester of 2017/18, Karolina has been studying with Prof. Hartmut Rohde at the University of the Arts in Berlin. She receives chamber music lessons in various ensembles (string trio, string quartet, piano quartet) from Prof. Eckart Runge, among others. Since 2019 she has been principal violist of the Berlin University of the Arts Orchestra.

From 2018 to 2020 Karolina was principal viola of the European Union Youth Orchestra and since 2022 Karolina has been a member of the Chamber Philharmonic Metamorphosen Berlin.

From March 2024 she has a temporary contract at the Dresden Philharmonic.

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Federico Cardamone

Lorenzo Nguyen/ Italien

Chagall Trio

Lorenzo (klaver) er født i 1998. Efter at have opnået en kandidatgrad med udmærkelse, studerer han på nuværende tidspunkt på Hochschule für Musik i Basel, Schweiz. 

Han har optrådt både som solist og kammermusiker og har delt scenen med kunstnere som Dmitry Matvienko, Bruno Giuranna, Giampaolo Pretto, Luca Ranieri og Roberto Bolle. 

Han er pianist og en af grundlæggerne af Trio Chagall, som har vundet nationale og internationale konkurrencer. Trio Chagall er et af ensemblerne i det anerkendte European Chamber Music Academy.

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Wei Pan

Tesaru Quintet

Wei Pan is a clarinetist who is currently studying in the Soloist program at the Royal Danish Academy of Music with John Kruse. She finished her Bachelor of Music degree at the Colburn Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Yehuda Gilad. Ms. Pan has won prizes in competitions, including the International Mozart Clarinet Competition, Yamaha music foundation scholarship, the Taiwan National Buffet Crampon Clarinet Competition and the Pasadena Showcase Instrumental Competition.


Archie Auger

Tesaru Quintet

Archie (fagot) er en alsidig og gådefuld musiker, der har en varieret karriere i hele Europa. Han arbejder i øjeblikket som anden solofagot i Det Kongelige Kapel i København og har arbejdet med City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Göteborgs Symfoniorkester, Danmarks National Symfoniorkester, Copenhagen Phil, Odense Symfoniorkester, Aarhus Symfoniorkester og Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.


Som solist har han opført Jolivet-fagotkoncerten og Daughertys uhørt stilfulde Dead Elvis. 


Archie har studeret ved Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Det Kongelige Danske Musikkonservatorium og Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag. 

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