Valentyna Pryshlyak, viola

General information


Valentyna Pryshlyak comes from Lviv, Ukraine.

She is a graduates of Lviv National Music Academy named after M.Lysenko where she studied in the in the class of Professor Dmytro Komonko, holding the Bachelor Degree in Music.

From 2006 until 2011 she was a member of “INSO-Lviv” Symphony Orchestra, and regularly performed as a soloist with this orchestra.

In 2011 she was enrolled as a student of the International Menuhin Music Academy, where her teachers were Ivan Vukcevic, Johannes Eskar, Ettore Causa, Sophia Reute, Liviu Prunaru and Maxim Vengerov. She was a member of the Quatuor “Lumière”, in which she won the First Prize of the “Gianni Bergamo Classic Award” in 2012, chamber music category (Lugano), Third Prize of the “International Mozart Competition” (Salzburg) in 2014, and Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland Prize of the “Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition” in 2015.

Since 2014, she has been a guest musician in L’Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana. In 2016-2017, she was doing academy in Orchestra Musikkollegium Winterthur.

At the moment she is proceeding with Certificate of Advanced Studies at Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne, in the class of Professor Alexander Zemtsov.