MgA. Kristian Vacek

 

Kristian Vacek is an absolvent of the Music Academy of Ceske Budejovice, he studied in the Academy of Toivo Kuula in Finland, where he completed two courses in the academy of J. Sibelia. Between the years 1996-1999 he was working as a concert master in the chamber orchestra of T. Kuula, which performed at a variety of concerts and festivals in Finland, Sweden and Estonia and also in Farsi Islands. Several times he also performed as a solo artist with the orchestra, took part in international competitions of H. Marteau and Beethoven Hradec, played for example in front of a Finish president M. Ahrisaarim, he was a member of the youth orchestra of the EU in years 2004-5 and performed in their European tour. Currently he is finalizing his diploma studies at the H- Academy of Music Art in Teplice and also publishes his first solo album.

 

 

Lenka Němcová

lenkaLenka Němcová (*1994) comes from České Budějovice. She started playing the violin at the age of five by her teacher Tuula Sivula - Vacek, who is teaching her until today.
During her studies at the Music School of B. Jeremiah in České Budějovice, she won several awards in national and international competitions and festivals, and successfully represented the school of music not only in this country but also abroad. The most important achievements are excellent positions in national competitions in solo and chamber music in Plzeňské housličky, International Kocian Violin Competition, an international competition Talents for Europe - Slovakia, Prague Junior Note, competition Conservatory in Pilsen.
She became several award-winning of Talent of South Bohemian Region and she received a scholarship for talent in the field of culture.
Currently she is a student of the fifth year of the Conservatory in České Budějovice - field violin and third grade at the same school - field viola under the leadership of prof. Tuula Sivula - Vacek .
Lenka successfully passed the entrance exam at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. She is the student of viola under the guidance of prof . Karel Untermüller.
She regularly performs concerts of the Conservatory. She plays in several orchestras and clusters in České Budějovice.
Lenka during her studies at the Conservatory of Ceske Budejovice won several major awards, she attends music courses and seminars during summer months (violin master classes of Václav Hudeček, master classes of Jana Špidlen in Prague, the International courses in České Budějovice and in Nové Hrady).

The most important recent achievements are:
- 1st place (viola) on competition of conservatories and music grammar schools in Czech Republic
- Honorable Mention (violin) on competition of conservatories and music grammar schools in Czech Republic
- 1st place in the talent competition of the South Bohemian Region
- 1st place (viola) at the International Competition of Talents for Europe - Slovakia
- 3rd place (chamber music - violin) at the International Competition of Talents for Europe - Slovakia
- Special prize for the winner - participation in the winners' concert accompanied by an orchestra B.Warchala
- a special prize for interpretation of the song B.Martinů - Mládí a B.Martinů - Polička
- Gold Band - Mládí a B.Martinů - Polička (violin)
- Gold Band - Mládí a B.Martinů - Polička (viola)
- Gold Band - Mládí a B.Martinů - Polička (chamber music)
She appeared as a soloist with the Theatre Orchestra of České Budějovice and with the South Bohemian Chamber Philharmonic.
She received a scholarship for talent in the field of culture from Mgr. Juraj Thoma - the mayor of České Budějovice.