Nazwisko/name: Willeitner
Imię/first name: Florian


Florian Willeitner is a German violinist, composer, and arranger. His works have premiered at major halls and festivals, notably at the Wiener Musikverein (Violin Concerto No. 1), the Salzburger Festspielhaus (Valentinair for solo violin and orchestra), the Musikfest Stuttgart, and many others. His records have been greatly applauded by Downbeat Magazine, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Stuttgarter Nachrichten, and DrehPunktKultur. Besides composing, Florian frequently graces the stage at both classical and jazz festivals, performing in concert halls and jazz clubs, whether with his New Piano Trio or the Viennese Strings & Bass String Quartett (featuring an Austrian jazz star Georg Breinschmid). He also cooperates with such artists as Stian Carstensen, Benjamin Schmid, Antoni Donchev, and Vladimir Karparov. He holds a scholarship
from the German Stiftung Cusanuswerk foundation.

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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