Bianca Adamek, Violin - The violinist Bianca Adamek was born in 1989 in Moers, Germany. She got her first violin lesson at the age of five. 2003 she became a student of Prof. Petru Munteanu at the Rostock University of Music and Theatre and from 2008-2010 she studied at the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen with Nikolai Mintchev. Between 2010-2012 she studied with Prof. Rainer Küchl at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. From 2012 she continued her studies at the University of Arts in Berlin with Prof. Mark Gothoni. After her graduation she begann her Masters, also at the University of Arts in Berlin with Prof. Mark Gothoni. During her childhood she won several prizes at the German national competition “Jugend musiziert”. In 2002 she won the 2nd prize at the competiton “Young musician” in Tallinn/Estonia, in 2003 she was a finalist at the International Violin Competition “Andrea Postacchini” in Fermo (Italy) and won the 4th prize at the International Violin Competition “Kloster Schontal”, and received a European encouragement prize for young artists by the Foundation Pro Europa. These led her at age of 11 as a soloist on the stages. Since her studies, she took part in several masterclasses with prominent teachers she hes been focusing very much on chamber music. She was a member of Young Euro Classic Festival Orchestra in China, Germany and India and was invited as a faculty member and principal to Bangalore by India National Youth Orchestra. In season 2013-2014 she had a traineeship at the Orchestra Academy of Deutsche Oper Berlin. From the 2014-2015 season on she has been working also as a trainee at the Orchestra Academy Deutsche-Symphonie Orchester Berlin.