Pauline van der Rest (17)

Pauline van der Rest studied privately with Igor Tkatchouk, at the Institut royal supérieur de musique et de pédagogie de Namur, and at the Universität der Künste Essen where she remains a student of Boris Garlitsky. She has also received private tuition from Leonidas Kavakos. Pauline has appeared as a soloist with orchestras including the l’Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège and at venues including Bozar in Brussels and twice at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg. She is a laureate of the Grumiaux International Competition for Young Violinists (First Prize), the Odessa International Violin Competition (First Prize), the Kocian Violin Competition (First Prize), the International Louis Spohr Competition for Young Violinists (Second Prize) and the Postacchini Competition (First Prize).