About Amelie

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Amelie Cosima Wallner was born in Munich in 1999, and received her first violin lessons at the age of four. In 2007, she progressed to Harald Christian’s class at the Sing- und Musikschule Mozartstadt Augsburg, where she remained until she passed the entrance exam to the Leopold Mozart Centre in Augsburg. She studied there for two years under Professor Petru Munteanu. After passing her school leaving examination in summer 2017, she was accepted into Professor Mo Yi’s class at Berlin University of the Arts. She also has participated in masterclasses held by Thomas Timm, Professor Petru Munteanu, Noah Bendix-Balgley and Professor Nora Chastain. Since autumn 2019 she continues her studies at the Berlin University of Arts with Prof. Nora Chastain.

At the age of eight, Amelie Cosima Wallner participated in the “Jugend musiziert” competition for the first time, and between 2010 and 2013 she received several awards at the copetition’s regional, state and national levels. Additionally,

she was awarded 2nd prize at the "Meierott Competition for Violin 2012” and won the “Wolfgang-Jugendförderpreis” of the “Gesellschaft für deutsche Musikkultur im südöstlichen Europa e.V.”. In 2015, as a member of the “Juventhusias” chamber orchestra, she won the special prize at the Bavarian Orchestra Competition, which took the form of a CD-recording at the Bayerischer Rundfunk. Amelie Cosima Wallner also received a scholarship from the “Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp” in Michigan, USA, and the special prize for music at her grammar school in Augsburg. Numerous tours with the school orchestra of the St. Stephan music grammar school in Augsburg, as well as with the German national youth orchestra, have taken her to USA, China and through Europe.In the process, she has had the opportunity to gain orchestral experience with conductors such as Alexander Shelley, Patrick Lange, Lothar Zargrosek, Leo McFall, Marc Albrecht, Sebastian Weigle and Sir Simon Rattle, and has given guest performances as leader of the orchestra in venues like the Baden-Baden Festival Hall, the Berlin Philharmonie, the Cologne Philharmonie, the Munich Philharmonie and Philharmonie Essen. For the recording of Sergei Prokofiev’s musical fairy tale “Peter and the Wolf” in 2016, the musicians of the National Youth Orchestra of Germany together with their conductor, Alexander Shelley, received an ECHO classic award. As a soloist, the young violinist has performed with the “MozartSolisten Augsburg” among others.

Amelie Cosima Wallner is a member of the ENSEMBLE ESPERANZA from Liechtenstein, a young ensemble which has already won awards at the “International Classical Music Awards 2017” and “OPUS KLASSIK 2018”.

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