ana julija mlejnik violin
Ana Julija Mlejnik is a first prize winner at the Genova international competition and a third prize winner of the international competition Ithaka in 2007. She was a student of Yuzuko Horigome - a winner of Queen Elisabeth's competition - at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. Ana is a native of the picturesque, ancient town of Škofja Loka, an area that contributed a large number of important Slovenian cultural personalities. She inherited her love of music from her musical family. She started learning violin in her hometown and then continued her studies in the class of prof. Tatjana Špragar in Ljubljana. Ana Julija completed her advanced studies with prof. Gorjan Košuta at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, and attended a number of master classes. In 2013 she finished her bachelor digree with distinction.
Ana Julija Mlejnik appears frequently on the concert stage as a soloist. In 2008 she performed at Queen's Elizabeth's visit of Slovenija in the Slovenian Philharmonic Hall and in 2011 she performed Vieuxtemps Concerto no. 5 with the Ljubljana Opera Orchestra in Slovenian Philharmonic Hall.
In December 2016 she performed Brahms violin concerto with George Pehlivanian and the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra in Ljubljana.
Ana Julija recently debuted in France, Japan and Canada.
Ana Julija also took classes in baroque music and studied baroque violin in the class of prof. Ryo Terakado. She is also a member of modern baroque group London Brandenburg Soloists.
Miss Mlejnik takes great pleasure performing all kinds of chamber music and is a founding member of Adria String Quartet.
She attended masterclasses lead by R. Friend, I. Ozim, J. Fisher, G. Pauk, S. Kim, C. Forough, S. Ryu, S. Shipps, V. Szabadi, K. Yon, J. Talich and S. Ashkenasi.