Milan Al-Ashhab, violin
Milan Al-Ashhab was born 11.12.1992. He began to study violin when he was five years old. In 2000 he became a pupil of prof. Květoslava Hasilová at Music School in Most. In 2008 he started to study at Conservatory in Teplice, still under the leadership of prof. Hasilová. Since 2012 he is student of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in class of Prof. Ivan Štraus.
Milan has been succesfull in several competitions, including 1st prize in international Kocian Violin Competition ( in Ústí nad Orlicí, Czech republic, 2006), 1st prize in Georg Philipp Telemann Competition (Poznan, Poland, 2007), 2nd prize in Luis Spohr Competition (Weimar, Germany, 2010), 1st prize in Violin Competition of Conservatories in Czech republic (Prague, 2014). He performed recitals and concertos with orchestra both in the Czech republic and abroad (Czech Philharmonic, Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava, Hofer Symphoniker, Europera Jugendorchestra, L'armonia terrena etc.).
He took part in many violin courses and masterclasses with famous violinists llike for example Shlomo Mintz or Ida Haendel.