Rosa Hartley violinistBritish violinist Rosa Hartley is currently studying for her masters at the Royal Academy of Music with Professor György Pauk. She graduated in 2017 with a First Class Honours degree from the Royal College of Music. She has performed extensively around the UK and internationally across Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia. Recent concerto appearances include Dvorak, Elgar, Brahms and Mendelssohn Violin Concerti. She has given performances as a solo and chamber musician throughout the UK, Europe, Japan and Canada, at venues such as Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Suntory Hall, 1901 Arts Club, V&A Museum, Southbank Centre and Steinway Hall. In 2018 she performed as Concertmaster of the European Union Youth Orchestra, performing Mahler’s Second Symphony in Vienna with conductor Manfred Honeck, and in addition performed Max Richter’s Four Seasons ‘Recomposed’ as soloist with the orchestra. She was also recently selected by conductor Ivan Fischer as an Academist of Budapest Festival Orchestra, performing as Assistant Concertmaster on tours of Amsterdam, Antwerp and Berlin. Rosa also performed with the London Symphony Orchestra as part of its String Experience Scheme during 2016-17. Rosa has taken part in masterclasses and received guidance from renowned violinists and teachers such as Leonidas Kavakos, James Ehnes, Thomas Zehetmair, Pierre Amoyal, Alina Ibragimova, Henning Kraggerud and Mauricio Fuks. Rosa has also received a number of awards and prizes, recently including Julius Isserlis Scholarship from the Royal Philharmonic Society, Hattori Foundation Senior Award, Stephen Bell Charitable Trust Award and Derek Butler Award from Countess of Munster. Rosa plays on a 1717 Pietro Antonio dalla Costa violin and a Sartory bow, kindly on loan from the Royal Academy of Music.