Learn piano with musicians from the Salzburg Philharmonic

Name: Nadia Vranska
Instrument (s): piano & drums

Course location: Salzburg (Froschheim, Elisabeth-Vorstadt), online lessons via Skype are also possible
Language of instruction: German
Home visits for a surcharge (surcharge agreed individually): yes
Price € per 30 minutes: € 20
Price € per 45 minutes: € 25
Price € per 60 minutes: € 30
Contact: nadi.vranska@gmx.net

Nadia Pesuchin learned the piano in her hometown of Stara Zagora. This was followed by studies (concert and pedagogy) at the Musikhochschule Würzburg (completed with distinction). She has been a member of the Salzburg Philharmonic since 2004.

Name: Mario Andrea Balzi
Instrument (s): piano

Location: in Salzburg, Gnigl ​​(also home visits)
Languages ​​of instruction: German, English, Portuguese
Home visits for a surcharge (surcharge agreed individually): yes
Price € per 60 minutes: € 40
Contact: maccab2@gmail.com

Mario Balzi teaches classical music, but also pop music. He has been a member of the Salzburg Philharmonic since 2009.

Name: Minka Popovic
Instrument (s): piano

Place of instruction: Salzburg (fiefdom) and at the University of Mozarteum
Languages ​​of instruction: German, English, Serbian
Home visits for a surcharge (surcharge agreed individually): yes
Price € per 30 minutes: € 25
Price € per 45 minutes: 30 €
Price € per 60 minutes: € 35
Contact: minka_popovic@yahoo.com

Minka Popović was born in Belgrade in 1988. She received the highest honors at the Music University in Belgrade, after which she began her studies at the “Universität Mozarteum”, Salzburg, with Prof. Cordelia Höfer-Teutsch (2008). In 2012 she completed her bachelor's degree and in 2016 her master's degree (concert subject) in the same class. She also studied in the class of Prof. Eldar Nebolsin (Hanns Eisler University of Music, Berlin).
Her pianistic career is crowned by an impressive number of competition prizes, including several first prizes at national and international piano competitions: first prize at the Chopin Competition in Rome (2005), second prize at the Athens International Piano Competition (Greece, 2006), second prize at the “ Villa de Capdepera” (International Competition, Spain, 2006), Special First Prize at “Banjaluka Biennale” (Bosnia, 2008), Third Prize at “XXI Ramon Lull Rotary Club Piano Competition” (Spain, 2014), Special Prize of the Royal Family Serbia's Karadjordjevic for "extraordinary achievements", etc. In 2010 she won a competition for a Mozart concerto (KV 453) with the symphony orchestra of the Mozarteum University. In 2011 she performed in the 'Philharmonic Salon' of the Berlin Philharmonic and repeated the great success there with a similar project in February 2013. She is the winner of the 'Young Artist of the Year' award from the Serbian Musicians' Association (2013).
She completed numerous concert appearances in Serbia, Croatia, Italy, Romania, Spain, Greece, Germany and Austria. In addition to solo tasks, she enthusiastically devotes herself to chamber music in various ensemble formations, currently primarily her trio "Susak" (special prize at the Braunschweig International Competition 2013) and the flautist Marko Zupan (SLO).
She has worked on various projects with soloists from the Slovenian Philharmonic, the Philharmonic Salzburg and Camerata Salzburg. She had played recital evenings several times with the tenor Alexander Hüttner (Landestheater Salzburg, BachWerkVokal Salzburg) and soprano Rea Alaburic (Landestheater Salzburg). Minka also worked for a year during her studies as a répétiteur in the saxophone class at the University of “Mozarteum” (Prof. Peter Gasteiger) and for years as a répétiteur in the flute class (Masterclass) in Kastela / Croatia (Prof. Marko Zupan). From the winter semester 2019/20 she will be the study assistant of Prof. Cordelia Höfer-Teutsch at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg.
She is the artistic director of the “Susak Music Festival” (“Susačke glazbene večeri”) - an event on the small Croatian island that has been attracting international artists for ten years.


Name: Emese Badi-Wilhelmy, MA
Instrument (s): piano

Course location: Salzburg city, Maxglan
Languages ​​of instruction: German, English, Hungarian
Home visits for a surcharge (surcharge agreed individually): yes
Price € per 30 minutes: € 30
Price € per 45 minutes: € 35
Price € per 60 minutes: € 40
Contact: emese.badi@gmail.com

Emese Badi-Wilhelmy played a large number of concerts in many concert halls, including the Vienna Hall and the Great Hall of the Mozarteum Foundation Salzburg, the Europahaus and the Ehrbar Hall in Vienna, the Eszterházy Castle in Eisenstadt, and the Auditorium in Palma de Mallorca.
Since September 2017 Emese has been taking part in the palace concerts at Mirabell Palace in Salzburg as a regular soloist and chamber music artist. In this series she has already played a variety of chamber music concerts, including as part of a piano duo, violin-piano duo, clarinet trio, piano quartet, and a piano quintet.
Emese got the opportunity to work with a variety of great and well-known piano professors. Among others with: Paul Badora-Skoda, Paul Gulda, Oliver Gardon, Prisca Benoit, Erik Tawaststjerna and Peter Takacs.
In June 2016 Emese completed her master's degree at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg with Imre Rohmann.
Between 2014-2016 Emese studied with Ao Univ. Prof. Imre Rohmann and has specialized in chamber music and song accompaniment during her studies.
In 2017 she founded the chamber music ensemble "Trio Tempora" with the Romanian clarinetist Marius Birtea and the French cellist Madeleine Douçot, with whom she regularly plays concerts in Salzburg as well as in Hamburg, Berlin, Paris, Göttingen and Bad Reichenhall.
Emese has already planned 2020 concerts for the 21/75 concert season, including many concerts as a soloist with the Salzburg Philharmonic under the direction of Elisabeth Fuchs. After a successful concert tour with her Trio Tempora, further concert tours are planned for this season: Various concert tours to the Netherlands, England, Germany and France are already in the preparatory phase.

Name: Maria Galkina
Instrument (s): piano, violin, viola

Place of instruction: in Salzburg
Languages ​​of instruction: English, Russian, German
Home visits for a surcharge (surcharge agreed individually): yes
Price € per 30 minutes: € 20
Price € per 45 minutes: € 30
Price € per 60 minutes: € 40
Contact: violistmaria@gmail.com

Studied at the Moscow State Conservatory from 2014 to 2019; from 2016 to 2018 at the Maastricht Conservatory; from 2018 at the Mozarteum University Salzburg; Member of the Salzburg Philharmonic since November 2019.