My name is Anastasia and I am a violinist, studying at the Royal Academy of Music on a scholarship.
I have graduated with the National Violin Diploma from the State Conservatory of Music in Greece in 2014 and I am member of the European un ion Youth Orchestra since 2013. I have been touring throughout Europe and performed in some of the greatest venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, The Royal Concertgebouw, Konzerthauz -Berlin, The Grafenegg Festival Hall among others, being directed by famous conductors: Bernard Haitink, Vasily Petrenko, Gianandrea Noseda, Xian Zhang, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Krysztof Urbanski.
I have also participated in many competitions including the `Gina Bachauer` Music Competition in 2012 (awarded with high honours), `The Muse International Competition 2013` (Chamber Music prizewinner), The Eurovision Young Musicians 2014 among others.
I have attended and participated in many masterclasses with some of the most famous violinists, such as Maxim Vengerov, Zakhar Brohn, Ivry Gitlis, Gidon Kremer, Midori Goto, Levon Chilingirian, So Ock-Kim, Bohuslav Matoušek, Marina Kesselman among others.
I have been a member of the State Conservatory of Music Youth Symphony Orchestra from 2019-2014 and have been leading the orchestra from 2012 to 2014. I have also worked with professional orchestras such as the State Symphony Orchestra of Thessaloniki, Greece and the Municipality of Thessaloniki Symphony Orchestra, performing with them many times as a soloist.
From September 2016 I am leading the Misbourne Symphony Orchestra, based in Amersham.