Peter Michalica

Peter Michalica is one of the most important internationally renowned representatives of Slovak concert art. He studied at the Conservatory and at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (prof. Ján Skladaný), at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (prof. Jurij Jankelevič), and at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels (prof. A. Gertler). He also perfected his mastery under the guidance of the famous violinists Wolfgang Schneiderhan and Henryk Szeryng. He is a laureate of several international competitions (London, Brussels, etc.), holder of several prizes and honorary awards. He performed in recitals and solo performances with the orchestra in more than thirty countries on four continents. From 1982…(more)

Ákos Barra

Ákos Barra was born in Debrecen in 1982, his parents are both violinists. He obtained his diploma in 2007 at the Faculty of Music of the University of Debrecen at the external training of the Liszt Ferenc University of Music. He taught at the MEA music school for more than 10 years, was the first violinist and then concertmaster of the Kodály Philharmonic for 6 years, and is currently a teacher at the Kodály Zoltán Vocational High School of Music.
During his studies, he took part in many courses, e.g. In the courses of Takayoshi Wanami, Imre Rohmann, Eszter Perényi, Géza Kapás and Ernő Sebestyén. He also has a good number of competition results. In 2000, together with his partner Edina Giliga, they won the National Bartók Béla Hegedű-Duo Competition, and in 2004, at the 1st National College Meeting and Competition, they received the Level Award with their partner Eszter Pál.
During her university years, she received the Republic Scholarship in 2004, …(more)

Peter Strenáčik

Peter Strenáčik was born in Lučenec. He studied violin at the Conservatory in Košice in the class of Koloman Takács. After graduation, he continued his studies at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. His pedagogues were excellent teachers – Ján Skladaný, Jela Špitková and Albín Vrteľ. After graduation, he joined the State Opera in Banská Bystrica, wherehe worked for 15 years, mostly as the principal second violin. At the same time, he taught violin at the Primary Art School of Ján Cikker in Banská Bystrica. In 1992, when the the Conservatory of Ján Levoslav Bella was founded, he accepted a teaching position and he worked…(more)