Nazwisko/name: Braun
Imię/first name: Stephan


Stephan Braun, born in 1978 in Germany, studied classical cello and jazz cello at the universities of Hamburg and Berlin. The artist has performed with Schauspielhaus Hamburg, Berliner Ensemble, NDR-Bigband, and Melody Gardot, Nils Landgren, Gil Goldstein, Chris Hinze, Don Thomson, Till Brönner, Giora Feidman, Kristjan Randalu. In 2010, with his trio, Braun won the 1st prize of the International
Jazz Competition in Bucharest. He played in concert halls of great renown including as Vienna Opera House, Amsterdam Concertgebouw and Olympia Bruno Coquatrix Music Hall in Paris, and at many famous festivals, notably the Pori Jazz Festival, the North Sea Jazz Festival, the Umbria Jazz Festival, and the Montreal Jazz Festival. He also recorded, as a band member and as the leader more than 20 CDs, e.g. The Raid (2008) and Fagon (2012). Since 2014 Braun has taught at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media, and currently resides in Berlin.

www.stephanbraun.com

Calendar 2016

August 24
audition in Lusławice – semi-finals
August 25
audition in Lusławice – semi-finals
August 26
audition in Lusławice – finals
August 27 – gala concert in Cracow

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About

Zbigniew Seifert (1946-1979) was one of the most eminent Polish jazz musicians and a man of incredible musical talent. His untimely death did not let him fully develop his musical abilities and interrupted a promising worldwide career.

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Regulations

Regulations for the 2nd edition of the International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition (24-27 August 2016).

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Prizes

1st prize - 10.000 EURO

2nd prize - 5.000 EURO

3rd prize - 2.000 EURO

and special award

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Gallery

Marek Karewicz photos

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