ACO Violinist Maja Savnik

Maja Savnik

Violin

Chair sponsored by Alenka Tindale

As a soloist, Maja has performed with several professional orchestras in Slovenia such as the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Ljubljana Radio and TV Orchestra, and the National Theatre and Ballet Orchestra. She has performed with several world renowned conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Riccardo Muti and Sir Neville Marriner. She was recognized with the Camerata SLOVENICA as part of Piran Musical Evenings with the chamber ensemble "Novšak and friends".

Maja was awarded the Student Prešeren award for special artistic achievements during her studies and was the recipient of a scholarship for gifted students. In 2011, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. From 2010 to 2015, she occupied the position of first violin tutti in the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and was a member of the Chamber String Orchestra of the Slovenian Philharmonic.

She has toured with several world renowned artists including Sting on his 2010 Symphonicities tour, Russian opera singer Anna Netrebko on her European tour in 2012 and world renowned cellist Mischa Maisky in 2013.

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