Bianka Szauer

11, harp, Szeged, Hungary

Bianka studies at Király Kőnig Péter Music School in Szeged, her teacher is Natalia Gorbunova.

She is laureate of the I and II Chamber Music Competition of Dél-alföld Region (Szeged, Hungary, 2011, 2013 – I prize), National Harp Competition (Hungary, 2012, 2st prize, 2015, I prize), National Chamber Competition (Hungary, 2012, II prize, Special Prize), the XVIII Petar Konjovic International Competition (Beograd, Serbia, 2013, II prize), III International Harp Competition (Hungary, 2013, Special Prize, Audience Prize), International Young Musicians Competition (Italy, 2014, I prize Antonio Salieri), Zagreb Youth Harp Competition Renaissance (Croatia, 2015, I prize).  

Performance program at the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker':

Round I

J. S. Bach. Toccata in d-moll, (BWV 565)  

M. Tournier. Lolita la Danseuse

Round II

F. Godefroid. Serenade-Fantasy on a melody of F.Schubert (La Serenade-Fantaisie sur une melodie de F. Schubert), Op. 201

D. Henson-Conant. Baroque Flamenco

Round III

A. Vivaldi. Concerto for 2 Oboes in C-dur, (RV 534), (arranged for Harp and String orchestra by Kathy Bundock Moore)

Eliminated in Round I of the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'Nutcracker'.