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One of the most inspiring violinists of our time, Tatiana Samouil is in constant demand as a soloist, recording artist, chamber musician and pedagogue.

In Belgium she studied with the great Igor Oistrakh at Brussels Conservatory. Under his guidance, and in a period of only three years, Tatiana Samouil won prizes at seven of the most prestigious international violin competitions, most notably the »Tchaikovsky International Competition« in Moscow (2002), the »Queen Elisabeth Competition« in Brussels (2001), the »Michael Hill International Competition« in New Zealand (2001) and the »International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition« in Helsinki (2000).

Tatiana is a passionate pedagogue. She is Professor of Violin at the prestigious Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth (Queen Elisabeth) as well as at the Antwerp and Brussels Royal Conservatory in Belgium. In Spain she teaches at the Musikene Superior Arts Center in San Sebastián (Basque Country). As a permanent member of Yuri Bashmet Academy, she gives masterclasses all over Russia. Tatiana is regularly invited to perform with Yuri Bashmet and his »Moscow Soloists« Orchestra, as well as »Novaya Rossia« Symphony.

At present, Tatiana is playing on a Nicolo Gagliano (1770) and a modern violin of Christian Bayon, built specially for her.