Andrei Stanciu

Andrei Stanciu was born in 1988 in Brasov, Romania. He started playing the violin at the age of seven, with teachers Laura Modorcea and Maria Mireanu in Brasov, Romania.

In 2011 he graduated the “George Enescu University of Arts” in Iasi, Romania, where he studied with Phd. Professor Bujor Prelipcean (1st violin of Voces String Quartet). In the same year Andrei won a scholarship at the International Menuhin Music Academy – Gstaad,

Switzerland, which gave him the opportunity to study until September 2015 with violinists Maxim Vengerov, Liviu Prunaru and Oleg Kaskiv.

In 2016 he won 1st  prize in “London - Grand Prize Virtuoso” Music Competition . He is a prize winner of several prizes in national and international violin competitions in Romania. He received as well the Special Prize of the ”Critics of Music Association – Mihail Jora”, and the Excellency Award from the “George Enescu University” of Iasi, Romania. 

Until now he has performed  in major venues  like Royal Albert Hall London, KKL Luzern, Victoria Hall Geneva,  Zentrum Paul Klee Bern, Menuhin Forum Bern, Palais Princier Monaco,  Auditorio Nacional Madrid, Gdansk Filarmonika, Charles Bronfman Auditorium Tel Aviv, Palazzo Ricci Montepulciano.

His performances have included  ensembles like “Menuhin Academy Soloists”, “Moldova Philharmonic of Iasi”, “Ramnicu Valcea Philharmonic”,”Brasov Philharmonic”, “Botosani Philharmonic” and other ensembles.

Always eager to improve his playing, he attended several masterclasses with violin professors: Gyorgy Pauk, Bogdan Zvoristeanu, Gyula Stuller, Ani Kavafian, Stefan Gheorghiu, Eduard Schmieder, Alexandru Tomescu and Arlette Bonamy.