Esther Abrami is a French classical violinist based in London – She has been awarded many prizes including first prize at the Vatelot Rampal violin competition, third prize winner at the International Music Competition Salzburg Grand Prize Virtuoso 2016and the honourable mention at the Rising Stars Grand Prix International Music Competition Berlin.
She has recently won the first prize at The Arts of Instrumental Performance Concert Series “The Arts of Strings” as well as the 3rd price at the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition 2016. Esther regularly performs across Europe; her most recent performances include recitals at the British Embassy in Paris and at the Rotary Club International charity concert.
Esther has played under the direction of conductors such as Jac van Steen and Paul Mann in venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the Barbican Centre and the Bridgewater Hall.
Born in France in 1996, Esther graduated from the Aix-en-Provence Conservatoire at the age of 13. She continued her studies at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester with Jan Repko. In 2015, Esther began her undergraduate degree at the Royal College of Music in London and currently studies with professor Leonid
Kerbel. She had the privilege of working with many distinguished musicians such as Shmuel Ashkenasi, Alexander Markov, Lewis Kaplan and Charlie Siem.
Esther plays on a Carlo Giuseppe Testore of Milan violin, dated ca. 1700, label Giovanni Grancino.
The course is for young musicians aged 12-18 during the time of the course, and at least grade 6 standard.
The students will enjoy fantastic facilities and accommodation, where all aspects of their musical and social development are nurtured by our passionate staff. You can find out more in the following sections: