PARTICIPANTS

AARON PAUSENBERGER

Aaron was born in Genth (Belgium) on the third of may 1996. Hi is currently studying at the Conservatoire Royal de Mons with Hans Ryckelynck. Next to classical piano Aaron is also interested in composition and he follows Jazzpiano in «MAAK Knokke».

Aris Nikolis

Aris Nikolis was born in Athens in 1992 and studied applied mathematics in the National Technical University of Athens. He  currently studies  piano and music theory at his local music school Syhrono Odeio Attikis where he is also teaching.

Xiaowei Guo

Xiaowei Guo was born on the 14 of April 1990, in Jilin province in China. She did her Bachelor degree in Yanbian Akademia University in China and her Masters degree and podyploma in Akademia Muzyczna im Stanisława Moniuszki in Poland. She is currently doing her Doctorate studies in Akademia Muzyczna in Gdańsk. Her tutor is prof. Bogdan Kułakowski. 

Nils Skorupiński

Nils was born in Berlin and started to play the piano at the age of eleven. He studied piano pedagogy, and he is currently teaching piano for beginners and intermediary level. He’s been studying with Dr. Reshef since 2017.

Pantesilena Jaho 

Pantesilena was born in Tirana, Albania in 1998. She began studying in her home town at the age of 5. Having won numerous local competitions, she then moved to Florence to continue her studies. Pantesilena is currently in her third year of a Bachelor of Piano Performance at the Luigi Cherubini Conservatorium under the tuition of Giovanna Prestia. Additionally, she has participated in various European masterclasses and is interested in pursuing post-graduate studies in Berlin.

Patrick Streeb 

Patrick was born in Baden-Baden and lived in Karlsruhe, studying piano and doing a choir conducting mentorship. Yearly travels as pianist with the Cantare Choir have led him to perform in major halls in Southern Germany such as Liederhalle Stuttgart, Gasteig Munich and Goetheanum in Lörrach. Currently he is studying in Berlin with Dr. Yossi Reshef. He has founded and organized the yearly Berlin International Piano Masterclass.