Olga Šroubková

Olga Šroubková (1993) has been playing the violin since the age of four. When she was eight, she joined the class of Professor Jiří Fišer, graduating under the same teacher from the music programme of the Jan Neruda Grammar School and later from the Prague Conservatory. Since October 2014, she has been studying at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover with Professor Adam Kostecki.

She is the laureate of numerous Czech and international competitions, where she also received many special prizes for exceptional interpretation. Among the most valuable are first prizes from competitons such as Chengdu International Violin Competition 2015 in China, Rodolfo Lipizer Prize 2016 in Gorizia, Italy and Prague Spring International Music Competition 2017. She was also 4th at Michael Hill International Violin Competition 2017 and 2nd at the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition 2018 in China.

Olga has made several appearances with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2014 and 2015 she auditioned for the position of concertmaster of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, which led to several invitations to perform as a guest concertmaster.

She makes regular solo appearances with prominent Czech and Slovak orchestras and her performances at competitions have been accompanied by international orchestras such as the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra of the Udmurt Republic.

She has an impressive record of festival appearances, the most prominent venues including Dvořákova Praha, Prague Spring, Smetana’s Litomyšl, Allegretto Žilina, Leoš Janáček International Music Festival, Film Music Prague, and Ticino Musica International Classic.