Gabriella Bartis-Gémesi


orchestra member, viola tutti
Education and training:
University of Szeged Faculty of Music (2003-2008)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (2009-2012)
Birmingham Conservatoire/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (2013-2014)
Birmingham Conservatoire master class series (2014) - Maxim Rysanov
Pécs Summer Academy (2014) - Péter Bársony
Tihanyi Summer Academy (2011)
Birmingham Conservatoire master master class series (2014) - Thomas Riebl
International Summer Academy Bad Leonfelden, Austria (2011)
Birmingham Conservatoire Viola Day (2013) - Garth Knox
Leiston Abbey, Pro Corda String Quartet master class (2013) - Wihan Quartet
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Music Festival, chamber music master class (2013) - Schubert Ensemble
Andrew Manze, String Fest, chamber music master class, Glasgow (2010)
Brodsky Quartet, string quartet master classes, Glasgow (2009-2012)
Peter Manning and James Clark, chamber music master classes, Glasgow (2009-2012)
Péter Lissauer, Tihany (2008)

Competitions:
Watson Forbes Viola Prize Competition, Glasgow: second place (2011)
Governors' Recital Prize for Chamber Music, Glasgow: second place (2011)

Awards and distinctions:
Birmingham Conservatoire Association Kathleen and Margery Elliot Trust Scholarship (2013)
Harrod Fund Award (2013)
Britten-Pears Young Artist (2013)
Andrew Downes Prize, Birmingham (2013) - as a member of the Belgrave String Quartet
John McInulty Prize for Orchestra String Playing, Glasgow (2011)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Trust Scholarship (2009-2012)
Erasmus Scholarship, Conservatorio di Musica Arrigo Boito, Parma (2006)

Professional work:
Orchestral activities:
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (2013-2014)
Queen's Park Sinfonia (2013-2014)
Britten-Pears Festival Orchestra (2013)
Lancashire Sinfonietta (2013)
Chamber music activities:
Belgrave Quartet (2013-2014)
Esseham Ensemble (2013-2014)
Thallein Ensemble (2013)
Florestan Quartet (2010-2012)
Arion Quartet (2009-2012)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland String Sextet under the direction of Ilya Gringolts (2009-2012)
Participation in mentoring programmes:
Birmingham Royal Ballet Mentoring Scheme (2014)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Mentoring Scheme Programme (2011, 2012)
Scottish Opera Apprenticeship Programme (2012)
Membership:
British Viola Society (2013-)