Marc Senn

Marc was born in 2003 into a music-loving family. He joined the violin studio of Liana Tretiakova at the ZBSM in 2016. Marc has participated in master classes given by Prof. Zakhar Bron, Prof. Tatiana Samouil, Prof. Sergey Ostrovsky, Prof. Boris Garlitsky, Sayaka Shoij and Prof. Klaidi Sahatci in Zurich, at the Zakhar Bron Academy in Interlaken and at the Menton Festival.

In June 2018, Marc was a laureate of the international competition Premio di Padova in Padua (Italy), in which he interpreted the Symphony Espagnole by Eduard Lalo.

Marc also plays saxophone, his teacher is Harry White. He continued his master classes and further studies with the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet (Prof. Andreas von Zoelen, Christine Rall), Prof. Paul Cohen (N.Y. University, Columbia) and Prof. Sascha Armbruster (Lucerne University). In spring 2018, Marc was a first prize winner at the Swiss Youth Music Competition in both, the Entrada and the Final.

He is currently playing alto, soprano and tenor saxophone in a big band. Marc plays a Buescher Aristocrat alto saxophone from 1937.

Compositing also plays an important role in Marc’s music world, his teacher is Peter Appenzeller. Three of his compositions already were performed in orchestral formation.