Stefan is an aspiring young soloist who has performed a wide variety of pieces, at a wide variety of places, both in his home country of Denmark and abroad and is despite his young age already a very active soloist. He began playing the violin at the age of 4 and made his debut as a soloist with the Odense Symphony Orchestra at the age of 7, and has since then performed many more concerts around the world.
He began learning under Alexandre Zapolski in Copenhagen until the age of 12 where he started recieving lessons by Prof. Latica Honda-Rosenberg in Berlin, with whom he is currently studying.
Stefan is a prize winner at numerous competitions, such as first prize at Flame Concours Paris, first and the talent prize at the Øresunds Solist 2019. He also won a Second prize at Bravo! in Belgium and was a Finalist at the Eugene Ysaye competition in 2019.
He has also performed a wide variety of concerts internationally, with a wide variety of orchestras such as Danish Radio’s Symphony Orchestra, Odense Symphony orchestra, Sønderjyllands symfoniorkester, amongst others. He’s also performed in many prominent halls such as the Berlin Philharmonie, Carl-Nielsen Hall in Denmark, and Beethoven Haus Bonn amongst many others around the world. He’s also been invited numerous festivals around the world to perform and teach masterclasses such as Kronberg Academy (Germany), Aurora Festival (Sweden, now: Old Ox Festival), YSA (Sweden), Encuentro de Santander (Spain), amongst many others.
In 2019 he was a Prizewinner at the German national competition, Jugend Musiziert where he won first prize. In 2019 he was also awarded the Hermann Abs-Prize for the best interpretation of a piece by L. V. Beethoven, where he was invited to play in the “Beethoven Haus” Hall in Bonn, Germany. The Concert was recorded and broadcast on german radio by WDR. He’s since despite his young age been awarded numerous other prizes as well, such as the Hans-Sciuble-Award 2020 (The Hans Schaeuble Foundation Zurich) and is since 2021 an active “EMCY” Soloist.
In 2017 Stefan was invited to be a part of Danish Radio’s televised competition Wonderkids, where he won the title of Denmark’s “Wunderkind” of 2017. Then in 2019, he was invited to participate in a chamber music masterclass in Kronberg at the Kronberg academy.
Stefan has received essential inspiration through masterclasses at the Kronberg Academy and with prominent teachers such as Dora Schwarzberg, Pavel Vernikov, Zakhar Bron, Olivier Charlier (Paris Conservatoire), Maciej Rakowski (Royal College, London), Alf Richard Kraggerud (Barratt Due Musikkinstitutt, Oslo), Malin Broman (Stockholm, Sweden) amongst others.
Driven by his passion for music, he continues to work on his abilities both technically and musically. He is currently studying at Universität der Künste in Berlin with Prof. Latica Honda-Rosenberg..
If you are interested in getting in touch or working with Stefan, please don’t hesitate to contact him.