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Vilém Vlček

Vilem Vlcek received his first cello lessons at the age of six with Prof. Martin Skampa. In 2010 joined the class of Martin and Mirko Skampa at Music Gymnasium in Prague. Since then he has participated in masterclasses of Frans Helmerson, Alisa Weilerstein, Danjulo Ishizaka, Michal Kanka, Jakob Koranyi and others.

Vilem is a winner of many national and international competitions, e. g. Wettbewerb Violoncello in Liezen (1st prize 2010, 2012), Talents for Europe (1st prize 2010), Heran cello competition (1st Prize and laureate title 2013),  National competition of Czech conservatories (absolute winner 2014), Concertino Praga (laureate and EMCY prize 2015), Jan Vychytil cello competition (absolute winner 2017).

He played as a soloist with many renowned orchestras such as Czech Philharmonic, Prague Symphony Orchestra, Kaunas Symphony Orchestra, North Czech Philharmonic, Zielona Gora Philharmonic, Württemberg Philharmonic Orchestra and cooperated with such conductors as Jiri Belohlavek, Petr Altrichter, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Jirí Rozen, Nicolas Ellis and many others.

Vilem plays cello made by G. B. Guadagnini kindly on loan from the Czech national collection of musical instruments.

Vilém Vlček

Instrument: Cello

Birthday: April 26th 1998

Place of birth: Czech Republic

Awards

2017

  • Jan Vychytil international violoncello competition – Absolute winner

2015

  • Concertino Praga, International radio youth competition – Laureate

2014

  • National competition of conservatories and music schools – Absolute winner
  • Jan Vychytil national violoncello competition – Absolute winner

2013

  • Heran international violoncello competition – Laureate
  • Concertino Praga, International radio youth competition – Laureate and EMCY prize

2012

  • Wettbewerb Violoncello, Liezen, Austria – 1st prize

2011

  • Heran international violoncello competition – 1st prize

2010

  • Talents for Europe, Dolny Kubin, Slovakia – 1st prize
  • Wettbewerb Violoncello, Liezen, Austria – 1st prize

2009

  • Heran international violoncello competition – 2nd prize
  • Talents for Europe, Dolny Kubin, Slovakia – 2nd prize

2008

  • Wettbewerb Violoncello, Liezen, Austria – 2nd prize
  • Talents for Europe, Dolny Kubin, Slovakia – 2nd prize

2007

  • Dolny Kubin, Slovakia – 3rd Prize

 

Education

2010 - present 

  •    Music Gymnasium in Prague, Prof. Mirko Škampa, Prof. Martin Škampa

2004 - 2010    

  • Primary music school of Prague, Prof. Martin Škampa

 

 

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