Students
At present at the ZBSM there are around 70 students from different cantons of Switzerland. They study violin, cello and piano
Sophie was born in 2006 in Tokyo into the family of a British mathematician and a violinist from Russia. She has been studying in the studio of Liana Tretiakova at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in Zurich since 2010 and at the Arts and Sport Gymnasium Zurich since 2019.
Violin, professional
Ilva was born in 2007 in Zurich. She is currently a first year student at the Kunst und Sport Gymnasium Rämibühl in Zurich. Ilva began playing the violin at the age of four and since 2011 studies with Liana Tretiakova at the Zakhar Bron School of Music.
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
Moe was born in 2004 in Aarau. She joined ZBSM in 2015 as a student of Nadezhda Korshakova and has been a student of Liana Tretiakova since 2016. Moe is the winner of the Aargau Competition 2018 and the Swiss Youth Music Competition 2019 Entrada (with distinction) and Finale in the category chamber music.
Violin, advanced
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.
Violin, advanced
Alexandra was born in 2008 in Zurich into the family of a Russian-born violinist and a Swiss-American neurosurgeon. Since joining the studio of Liana Tretiakova at the Zakhar Bron School of Music at the age of five, Alexandra takes an active part in the school’s concerts all over Switzerland, feeling at home in both the solo repertoire and chamber music.
Violin, advanced
Emil was born in 2008 in Switzerland. He started playing violin at the age of 8. After 2 years of studying Emil became a laureate of the Aargau Music Competition. Since autumn 2019 Emil has been a student of Liana Tretiakova at the ZBSM.
Violin, advanced
Nikita was born in Wales (UK) into a family of Swiss and Russian historians. He entered the Zakhar Bron School of Music in the studio of Inna Khriplovich in 2018 at the age of eight. Nikita won the first prize at the Zurich Music Competition 2019.
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
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
Lena Lisa was born in 2011 in Italy into a family with Swiss and Italian roots. Lena Lisa has won three international competitions. She is currently studying at the ZBSM, since 2019 in the violin studio of Inna Khriplovich and since 2020 in the piano studio of Christophe Berruex.
Violin and piano, advanced
Tatiana was born in 2012 in Zurich into a family of academics. She began her violin lessons with Inna Khriplovich at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in 2019.
Violin, advanced
Emily Euschen
Emily was born in 2013 in Switzerland. She began her violin lessons at the age of five at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in the studio of Inna Khriplovich. In 2019 Emily participated in the ZBSM master class of Natalia Lomeiko and performed at the school’s concerts in Zurich.
Violin, advanced
Zoe was born in England, but has lived most of her life in Australia. She currently attends the International School of Central Switzerland. Since 2018 Zoe has been studying at the Zakhar Bron School of Music with Liana Tretiakova and Romaine Bolinger. In 2019 Zoe won the first prize at the "Premio Crescendo" competition in Florence.
Violin, basic
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, basic
Raïssa was born in December 2012. She began her violin studies at the age of five in the studio of Liana Tretiakova and already appeared in two concerts organized by ZBSM at the d’Insle Montessori School.
Violin, basic
Carol Cong
Carol was born in 2011 and started playing the violin at the age of five. She entered the ZBSM in August 2017 as a student of Romaine Bolinger. Carol speaks English and attends the International School of Zug and Luzern.
Violin, basic
Evdokiya Pushnova
Evdokia was born in 2003 in Moscow. She joined the ZBSM in 2013 as a violin student of Inna Khriplovich. Currently Evdokia studies with Romaine Bolinger. She is a prize winner of the Swiss Youth Music Competition.
Violin, basic
Christopher Wrana
Christopher was born in 2007. He joined the violin studio of Romaine Bolinger at the ZBSM in 2015. Christopher actively participates at the school's open concerts in Zurich and Baden. He attended the ZBSM master classes of professors Klaidi Sahatci, Sergei Ostrovsky and Esther Hoppe.
Violin, basic
Benjamin was born in 2009 in Zurich. He began his cello lessons at the age of five at the ZBSM, where he currently studies with Matthieu Gutbub. Benjamin also regularly takes lessons with the famous cello pedagogue Claire Oppert in Paris and Zurich.
Violoncello, advanced
Ephraim Taub was born in Zurich in 2010 into the family of a Russian-born violinist and a Swiss-American neurosurgeon. At the ZBSM he studies cello with Matthieu Gutbub. In 2019 Ephraim won the Swiss Youth Music Competition Entrada and Finale (with distinction) in the chamber music category, as part of a trio with his sister Alexandra and Vlada Sabella.
Violoncello, basic
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, professional
Elizaveta was born in March 2010. She joined the ZBSM at the age of five and is studying in the studio of Slava Spiridonov. Elizaveta is a prize winner of the Swiss Youth Music Competition 2019 and winner of the Central Switzerland Music Competition 2019.
Piano, advanced
Katya was born in 2009 in Zurich into a musical family. She began her musical studies at the age of five and joined the piano studio of Slava Spiridonov four years ago. 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
Arkady was born in 2010 and entered the Zakhar Bron School of Music in 2016 in the piano studio of Slava Spiridonov. Arkady is a prize winner of the Swiss Youth Music Competition 2019.
Piano, advanced
Henri was born in 2009 in Zug. He has been studying piano at the ZBSM since 2014, initially in the studio of Slava Spiridonov. Currently Henri is a student of Christophe Berruex.
Piano, advanced
Mila was born in 2009 in Zurich. Since 2017 Mila has been studying piano at the ZBSM with Maria Anikina. She has performed at the school's open concerts at the Musikraum Anixis, the Villa Boveri (Baden) and the Dreilinden Conservatory (Lucerne).
Piano, advanced
Alexander was born in 2006 in Düsseldorf, Germany. He is a prize winner of the Swiss Youth Music Competition and performed at the school's open concerts at the Villa Boveri (Baden), Theater Stok (Zurich) and Zunfthaus zur Waag (Zurich).
Piano, advanced
Raffael was born in 2006 in Richterswil (ZH) into a family with Swiss and Italian roots, but lived in Italy for most of his life. He joined the studio of Christophe Berruex at the Zakhar Bron School of Music in 2019.
Piano, advanced
Misha Gorshkov
Misha was born in 2006. He has been a piano student of Slava Spiridonov at the ZBSM since 2014. Misha performed at the school's open concerts at the Villa Boveri (Baden), Zunfthaus zur Waag (Zurich) and Kongresshaus Zurich.
Piano, basic