Sunday, July 17, 2022

Madeline Grambow | 3rd Prize | Violin | 9th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Madeline Grambow (15 y.o) is a British-American violinist. Madeline attends the Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she studies with Itamar Rashkovsky. She has also received teaching from Almita Vamos, Bela Horvath, Philip Fowke, and Alice Joy Lewis. 

 Madeline is a prizewinner of many competitions, the most notable being:

- 1st Prize (Gold Award) China-UK International Music Festival Competition 2020

- 1st Prize ""Salzburg"" Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition 2020

- 1st Prize ""Beethoven Bonn"" Grand Prize Virtuoso International Piano Competition 2021

- 1st Prize Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition 2020

- Runner-up Guildhall School of Music and Drama Young Artists Award 2018

- Runner-up National (District) Rotary Young Musician Competition 2020

- 2nd Prize Latymer Young Composer Competition 2021

- Finalist National (Regional) Rotary Young Musician Competition 2020

 In 2016, at age 9, Madeline was a prize-holder of the AYM (Awards for Young Musicians) Robert Lewin Scholarship. In the same year, she performed at a benefit concert at the Stone House. In 2018, at age 10, Madeline was one of the youngest ever to be awarded her ARSM (Associate of the Royal Schools of Music) Diploma in Violin Performance with Distinction. In 2020, at age 12, Madeline made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall. In the same year she was invited to perform at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, and at the Beethoven House in Bonn for a celebration of the composer’s 250th anniversary. In 2021, at age 14, Madeline was accepted into HeifetzPEG (Program for the Exceptionally Gifted). In 2022, at age 15, Madeline was accepted into the Heifetz International Music Institute.

 Madeline has performed in international venues including Carnegie Hall, The Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, Sentry Theatre, Stone House, The Royal College of Music, The Fitzwilliam College Chapel Cambridge University, Jenkins Theatre, The Wren Chapel Royal Hospital Chelsea, and Michelsen Hall, and she has collaborated with orchestras such as the London Sinfonia and the Kensington Chamber Orchestra. She is a multi-instrumentalist and also studies piano, oboe, voice, percussion (specializing in marimba), organ, and composition. She is a double scholar at Latymer Upper School in London, holding scholarships in both Academics and Music. Madeline performs on a circa.1690 (Cremona) Vincenzo Rugeri violin.

Tzigane, by Maurice Ravel