Olga Manescu Resume

      Soloistic Activity:

Concerts with The Romanian National Radio Orchestra,
Concerts with Algarve Orchestra of Portugal,
Concerts with Orchestra de Extremadura-Badajoz, Spain

Concerts with the Philarmonic of Satu-Mare, Iasi, Sibiu, Ramnicu-Valcea, Bacau, Brasov, Botosani, Constanta, Craiova,

Concerts with Simfonia Orchestra, Bucharest,
Concerts with Jeunesses Musicalesâ Orchestra,

Cameral Activity :

Recitals performed in Athens, Moscow, Prague, Dresden, Budapest, Lisbon, Istanbul, Venice, Madrid, Benidorm, Macao, Hong Kong, Brasov, Sinaia, Satu-Mare, Bacau, Botosani, Craiova, Pitesti, Constanta, Deva, Ramnicu-Valcea, Bucharest.
As member of Celissimo Quartet, performed during George Enescu International Festival

International Prizes :


1 st Prize in The Dotzauer International Competition , Dresden, Germany, 1998
1 st Prize in The Jeunesses Musicales International Competition, Bucharest, 1998
1 st Prize in The David Popper International Competition, Hungary, 2000
1 st Prize and Jury's Special Prize in The Eugen Coca International Competition, Chisinau 2001
1 st Prize in The Mihail Jora Competition, Bucharest 2002
1 st Prize in The Prometheus Competition, Bucharest 2004
Winner of The Yamaha Scholarship, Bucharest 2004

National Prizes :


1 st Prize and The Grand Prize in The Orpheus Competition, Targu Jiu, 1995
1 st Prize in The National Performance Competition, Deva, 1992,1993, 1995
The Special Prize of Music Critics Academy, Romania , 1995
1 st Prize in The National Performance Competition , Constanta, 1995
1 st Prize in The Lira de aur Competition, Suceava, 1995
1 st Prize in The National Performance Olympiad, Tulcea, 1998
1 st Prize in The National Performance Olympiad, Botosani, 2002
1 st Prize in The National Performance Contest, Ploiesti, 2001


Education:


2002- Present : Cello student at Music University in Bucharest, Prof. Marin Cazacu Class,
Graduate of George Enescu Music High School in Bucharest, Prof. Anca Vartolomei Class,

Master Classes :


Arto Noras - Finland,
Gerhard Hamann - Germany,
Radu Aldulescu - Spain,
Frans Helmerson - Sweden
Adalbert Skocic - Austria,
Aurel Niculescu - Romania,
Pieter Wilspelway - Holland.

Orchestral Experience
Co-principal cello in Orchestra do Algarve during 2005 december -2006 July
Tutti cello in George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra 2006 december-2007 July
Co-Principal cello Orchestra do Algarve 2007 September-2008 June
Principal cello in Orchestra do Algarve 2008-present



Updated:  September 9, 2008

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