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Janet Grab

Violin & Viola






FILM/TV/RECORDINGS
  • International live television broadcast as the Baloise Session; string quartet; a pop, jazz, and world music festival with guests like Iggy Pop, Tom Jones, Bryan Ferri, Norah Jones (2013) 
  • Rocco Mani Mood Orchestra, session orchestra for film and TV productions (2013-)
  • Session musician for the movie “Before They Pass Away” by Jimmy Nelson (2013)
  • Various live TV broadcasts at Swiss national TV shows (SRF) (2017)

PROFESSIONAL ORCHESTRAL

  • Worthing Symphony Orchestra (2017)
  • New London Symphony Orchestra (2017)
  • Goldsmiths Sinfonia (2017)
  • Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra (2018)
  • Royal Holloway Sinfonietta (2017)
  • Zurich Symphony Orchestra (SOZ) (2010 - 2011)
  • Wood and metal film music orchestra, principal 2nd (2004-2008) 

ORCHESTRAL TRAINING
  • Davos Festival Chamber Orchestra - Live Broadcast (solo viola part) with Ilya Gringolts (2014)  
  • Stiftsorchester Einsiedeln, concert master (2004-2009)  
  • Animato (Orchestra Academy under Howard Griffiths)
  • Baltic Youth Philharmonic (Orchestra Academy under Kristjan Järvi)
  • Orchestra of Zurich University of the Arts (including projects as a leader)
  • Orchestra Arc en ciel
  • Swiss Youth Symphony Orchestra
Conductors: Bernhard Haitink, David Zinman, Howard Griffiths, Douglas Boyd, Kristjan Järvi, Nello Santi, Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Beat Furrer, Tadeusz Wojciechowski and Stefan Asbury

CHAMBER MUSIC & SOLO
  • Verbier Festival; chamber music concerts as a coach of the Verbier Festival Amateur Chamber Music Week (2012)
  • Paul Hindemith Foundation; awardee of the Chamber Music Academy (2009)
  • Carmina Quartet string quartet studies (2009-2015)
  • Chamber music teacher at the foundation Villa Jolimont (2010)
  • Accento Musicale, clarinet quintet (2010-2012)
  • Stiftsorchester Einsiedeln, 4 seasons Vivaldi (2009)

FESTIVALS
  • Verbier Festival
  • Davos Festival with Ilya Gringolts
  • “Tage der Neuen Musik” Tonhalle Zurich (contemporary music)
 
AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS
  • Foundation Hillel (loan of a violin by François Lupot) 
  • Paul Hindemith Foundation (Chamber Music Academy)
  • Foundation Animato (Orchestra Academy under Howard Griffiths)
  • Foundation Bruno Schuler, Erna & Curt Burgauer, International Summer Academy of the Mozarteum Salzburg 

EDUCATION
  • Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich - Master Music Performance (violin/viola) 2013 – 2014
    Professors
    : Michel Rouilly & Matthias Enderle.

  • University of the Arts, Berlin - Master Music Performance (viola) 2012 - 2013
    Professor:
    Wilfried Strehle (solo viola Berlin Philharmonic)

  • Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich - Bachelor of Arts in Music (violin/viola)  2009 – 2012
    Professors:
    Wendy Enderle-Champney / Robert Zimansky  

MASTERCLASSES: Nobuko Imai, Wilfried Strehle, Anna Serova, Bernhard Forck, Thomas Riebl and Pedrag Katanic

INSTRUMENTS: violin by François Lupot (1785), viola by Oreste Candi (1926)



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Instruments
Violin & Viola, Viola, Violin