Sara Zeneli

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Sara Zeneli began studying the violin at the age of 3 under the guidance of her mother, and continued her studies at the conservatory in Rotterdam with Natalia Morozova and later in Athens with Vasili Papas.
At the age of 7, she won her first national and international competitions and participated in several master classes with masters such as Sergey Kravchenko and Grigori Zhislin.

In 2008 Sara moved with her family to Italy where she was heard by Maestro Salvatore Accardo, who appreciated her precocious talent and followed her progress with interest. From 2015 to 2020 she attended the course at the „Stauffer“ Academy in Cremona in the class of Maestro Salvatore Accardo.

In 2017 she won the special prize „Città di Fermo“ for the best performance of the
Niccolò Paganini’s caprices at the „Andrea Postacchini“ international competition.
In 2019 she won the special „Youth Development“ award at the international Leopold Mozart competition.
In 2021 she was chosen from among the students of the Mozarteum University to take part in two Masterclasses with Maxim Vengerov. Currently, she is attending the Master of Violin at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg with M° Benjamin Schmid.
Sara collaborates with the foundation „Antonio Stradivari“ of Cremona, playing at the Auditorium Arvedi the instruments of the precious collection.