Students
At present at the ZBSM there are around 60 students from different cantons of Switzerland. They study violin, cello, piano and harp
Sophie Branson was born in Tokyo in 2006 into the family of a British mathematician and a violinist from Russia. From the age of four she has been studying in the violin class of Liana Tretiakova at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in Zurich, Switzerland.
Violin, professional
Nina was born in 2008 into a family of musicians in Zurich. She became a student of Liana Tretiakova at the ZBSM in 2013. Nina is a prize winner of the international competition "Premio di Padova" 2018 (Italy) and winner of the Swiss Youth Music Competition 2019 Entrada and Finale (with distinction) in the chamber music category.
Violin, professional
Felipe was born in 2009 as the third child into a family with a musical tradition. His grandfather was a violinist in the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, and his aunt is a violinist at the Zurich Opera House. Felipe started playing the violin at the age of 8. His enthusiasm, diligence, as well as his love for music and music history, quickly propelled him forward.
Violin, advanced
Emanuel David Reinhardt studies at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in the violin class of Alexander Kuznetsov. He was born in Switzerland in 2006. At the age of 6, he received his first violin lesson in Bad Ragaz.
Violin, advanced
Vlada was born in 2010 in the USA. She became a student of Liana Tretiakova at the ZBSM in 2016. In 2019 Vlada won the Swiss Youth Music Competition Entrada and Finale (with distinction) in the chamber music category, as part of the string trio with Alexandra and Ephraim Taub.
Violin, advanced
Eva was born in 2010 in Odessa (Ukraine). At the age of seven she completed the two-year piano program at the Stolyarsky School of Music in Odessa.
Violin and piano, advanced
Sophie was born in 2012 into a family of musicians in Zurich. She became a student of Liana Tretiakova at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in 2017.
Violin, advanced
Anna’s first experiences with music began when she was only four and a half years old. At the age of six Anna was accepted into the studio of Romaine Bolinger at the Zakhar Bron School of Music.
Violin, advanced
Tatjana was born in 2012 in Zurich. She started her intensive lessons at the violin studio of Inna Khriplovich at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in January 2019.
Violin, advanced
Katharina was born in October 2015 in Zurich. She started her intensive lessons at the violin studio of Inna Khriplovich at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in August 2021.
Violin, advanced
Kimia Corke was born in 2011 and lives in Geneva. She joined the studio of Liana Tretiakova at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in 2021. Kimia won two 1st prizes with distinction at the Swiss Youth National Music Competition 2021 in both the Entrada and the Finale.
Violin, advanced
Elia began his violin studies in August 2017 with Romaine Bolinger at the ZBSM. In November 2017 Elia gave his first concert at the d’Insle Montessori School in Zurich.
Violin, advanced
Aurea Luoning Wang was born in Zurich in 2012. She grew up in a musical family and began playing the violin at the age of four. Both of her parents are professional musicians, and their love for music greatly influenced Aurea.
Violin, advanced
Timmy Luocheng Wang was born in Zurich in 2014. Timmy grew up in a musical family and began playing the violin at the age of four. Since September 2019, Timmy has been studying at the Zakhar Bron School of Music with Inna Khriplovich.
Violin, advanced
Kira Okhrimenko, born into a Swiss-Ukrainian family in September 2016, began her violin studies at the Zakhar Bron School of Music under the guidance of Inna Khriplovich at the age of five.
Violin, advanced
Zlata Eismann was born on January 2, 2017, in a German-Russian family in Switzerland. Since the age of 5, she has been learning to play the violin at the Zakhar Bron School of Music with Inna Khriplovich.
Violin, advanced
Aron Wallerstein was born in the USA in 2017. He began taking violin lessons at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in the studio of Romaine Bollinger at the age of four and continued his studies with Inna Khriplovich.
Violin, advanced
Marco Bernardis, born in London in 2010, embarked on his musical journey at the age of five inspired by his grandaunt. He began his violin studies at the ZBSM under the tutelage of Liana Tretiakova, the school founder and leading violin teacher.
Viola, advanced
Benjamin Branson began his cello lessons at the age of five. He is currently studying at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in Zurich at the cello class of Payam Taghadossi.
Violoncello, advanced
Theofania was born in Uster in 2013. At the age of six, she discovered her love for the cello. Since 2022, she has been studying cello with Payam Taghadossi at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in Zurich.
Violoncello, advanced
Viktoria was born in 2007 in Zollikon into a family of academics. She began her piano studies at the Zakhar Bron School of Music at the age of eight.
Piano, advanced
Katya was born in 2009 in Zurich into a musical family. She began her musical studies at the age of five. In 2019 Katya won the Swiss Youth Music Competition Entrada, received the second prize at the SYMC Finale and the first prize at the Zurich Music Competition.
Piano, advanced
Milla was born in 2009 in Zurich. Since 2017 Milla has been studying piano at the ZBSM with Rafael Lipstein. She has performed at the school's open concerts at the Musikraum Anixis, the Villa Boveri (Baden) and the Dreilinden Conservatory (Lucerne).
Piano, advanced