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Johannа Tuescher

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Johanna Tüscher was born in Muttenz (CH) in 1999. She started playing the violin at the age of four, as she received her first musical lessons from her mother. From 2009 to 2018 she was a violin student of Emilie Haudenschild.

As a soloist, concertmaster and chamber musician she has played at "music on the isles" in Scotland, at the "Festival international de musique" in Colmar, at the Kronberg Academy in Germany with lessons from Kian Soltani and Alena Baeva and at the Menuhin Festival Gstaad. In her home region of Basel she performed as a soloist with Mozart's Violin Concerto in G major and with the Double Concerto by J.S. Bach.

Johanna won the 1st prize of the Swiss Youth Music Competition several times as well as awards and special prizes. 

In 2015 Johanna had great success as a soloist of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. 

As a high school student, she was allowed to do an internship with the Basel Symphony Orchestra after passing her audition. In 2016, she received the 1st prize of the SMPV Music Competition with Beethoven's Violin Concerto. In 2018 and 2019, 2020 and 2021 she participated in several masterclasses with Andreas Janke, Adelina Oprean, Ingolf Turban, Anthony Marwood, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, and Nora Chastain. Further she received important impulses in lessons with Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Guy Braunstein, Steven Isserlis, Carolin Widmann, Boris Kuschnir, Eszter Haffner and Baiba Skride.

In the summer of 2019, she was invited to perform Schubert's Rondo in A for violin and orchestra at the Klassik Sommerfestival Ettal as a soloist with participants of the master classes.

In March of 2021 she won a 1. Prize in the King’s Peak International Music Competition. In June 2021 she was awarded the 1. Prize in her category as well as the second grand prize in the North International Music Competition. In August 2021 she was a part of the Moritzburg Festival Academy Orchestra as second concertmaster under Josep Caballé Domenech.

From September 2018 she studied with Barbara Doll in Basel and finished her bachelor’s degree with the highest grade in June 2021. 

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