?An ascending star on violin heaven?
The 21 years old violinist Martina Trumpp, has received several awards including the first prize on national level at the German youth competition ?Jugend musiziert? in 2004 and the special prize of the jury for her ?extraordinary artistic temperament? at the ?Premio Rodolfo Lipizer? in 2005. In November 2005 she won the prize of the ?Jütting Stiftung? Stendal and in June 2006 the prize of the ?Fricke Stiftung?2? Ansbach, in February 2007 the prize of the "Theodor Rogler Stiftung". In September 2007 she receives the Youth Culture Prize of the city of Ansbach. In addition she is a scholar of the ?Rotary Club Ansbach?, the ?Lutz E. Adolf Stiftung für Hochbegabte? and the "Hans Rudolf Stiftung". Other scholarships include the ?Kronberg Academy? and the ?Detmold Summer Academy?.
As a soloist she has performed with the Ansbach Chamber Orchestra, the Würzburg Chamber Orchestra, the Youth Orchestra Baden-Baden, the Würzburg Philharmony, The Thuringen Symphony, the Dusseldorf Symphony and the Classic Philharmony Hamburg. In May of 2006 she gave her debut in the Hamburg Musikhalle playing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.
She gave recitals in several renowned festivals including the ?Bayreuth Easter Festival?, the ?Music Summer Schönberg?, the ?Oberstdorf Music Summer?, the ?Franconian Summer?, the ?Semaine international de piano? Blonay, ?Steingraeber? in Bayreuth and others. Among others she has worked with Tanja Becker-Bender and is a member of the "Würzburg String Quartet".
Since March 2008 Martina plays a historic Violin made by Pietro Pallotta, Perugia (1788-1822), loaned to her by the ?Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben? for her success at the 16th Competition of the ?Deutsche Musikinstrumentenfonds? in Hamburg. She is an active member of "Crescendo".
Martina Trumpp received her first violin lessons at the age of eight and in 1999 became a student of Prof. Conrad von der Goltz at the Music Conservatory in Würzburg. Since 2004 she has been studying there with Prof. Herwig Zack. She attended master classes with Prof. Kurt Saßmannshaus, Prof. Yfrah Neaman, Prof. Petru Munteanu, and Prof. Eckhard Fischer and ? following an invitation by the ?Bavarian Broadcasting? - with Christian Tetzlaff. Martina took her A-Levels in May of 2004 at the age of 17.