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.

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Calendar 2018

July  25
audition in Lusławice – semi-finals
July 26
audition in Lusławice – semi-finals
July 27
audition in Lusławice – finals
July 28 – gala concert in Cracow

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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 of the 3rd Zbigniew Seifert International Jazz Violin Competition, Poland, July 25-28, 2018.

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10,000 EURO – 1st prize

5,000 EURO – 2nd prize

2,000 EURO – 3rd prize

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Marek Karewicz photos

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