Students of Prof. Andra Darzins (University of Music Stuttgart) are very successful in many fields:
– finalists at the “Deutscher Musikwettbewerb”
– first prizewinners at “Jugend musiziert ” Youth Competition
– in the following orchestras: Bamberg Symphonic Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of the Bavarian Radio, Munich Philharmonics, SWR Orchestra Stuttgart and Baden-Baden/Freiburg, the State Orchestras Karlsruhe and Mainz
Andra Darzins is frequently invited as a jury member at viola competitions as the “Deutscher Musikwettbewerb”, Competition of the German Viola Society “Walter Witte”, and at the Competition of the Spring Strings Academy Neustadt.
She is also regularly giving masterclasses in Germany, Latvia, Spain, Italy, Poland, Australia and Chile.
Here, at a masterclass in Valdivia Chile, together with students we are performing a version of Michael Jacksons “Billie Jean” for viola ensemble and piano. This great arrangement is from a friend, Max Spenger (former Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Violist). Video is from Carlos Bertran.