© Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir

© Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir

Giulia Wechsler

Born in 1995 in Zurich and raised in Lugano, Switzerland, Giulia Wechsler started her musical education with Katalyn Major at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana, later moved on to Ivan Vuckevic’s viola class in Menhuin Academy in Coppet .

She has recently finished her Bachelor studies with Julia Gartemann at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin.

In 2014 She has won first prize of the “Antonio Salieri” Competition, and also at the Swiss National Competition for Young Musicians.

Since a very young age she has been playing with different chamber groups that has given her the opportunity to gather experience from a young age playing in various Concert Halls all Around the World ( Tokyo Opera City, Tohnalle Zürich, The House of Music in Quito South America, Kamermusiksaal Berlin, Musikverein in Wien etc. )and to share stage with prestigious artists such as Calogero Palermo, Marco Rizzi and to be taught by members of the Quator Ysaye, Johannes Goritzki, Andreas Janke, Luise Hopkins, Valery Gradow, Piero Farulli, Vladimir Mendhelsson, Rachel Roberts and Tatjana Masurenko.

Since 2016 she has been playing with the Russische-Deutsche MusikAkademie led by maestro Valery Gergiev.

Was an Academist of Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin between 2017 and 2019.

Devotee of Chamber Music, she was invited to play at prestigious festivals, such as Youth Classics (Switzerland), Musique à Flaine (France), Ticino Musica ( Lugano, Switzerland), Rencontres Musicales Internationales at the International Menuhin Musik Academy (Gstaad, Switzerland) Eggenfelden Klassisch ( Germany) and Gustav Mahler Academy ( Bolzano, Italy).

From October 2020 she will start her Master studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam (CvA) in the class of Nobuko Imai.

Giulia is currently playing a viola by Stefan- Peter Greiner (2014) and sponsored by Schüller-Stiftung and Raltoz-Stiftung. 






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