Julia Meynert

Julia Meynert

Julia Meynert, born in Bochum, Germany into a German-Japanese family, had her first violin lessons at the age of five with Sigurd Josbaecher.  Later she took lessons with Siegfried Rivinius, the First Concert Master of the "Deutsche Operam Rhein" in Duisburg.

When she was fourteen her family moved to Mannheim so that Julia could continue her musical education.  In Mannheim she began her studies with professor Roman Nodel, first as a young student at the Hochschule fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim.  At the age of sixteen Julia passed the audition with the highest possible points and became an official student there (Diplom Kunstlerische Ausbildung).

In 2006 she moved to Vienna to continue her studies with Professor Pavel Vernikov at the Vienna Conservatory (Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversitat). From 2005-2007 Julia studied at the Scuola di Musica in Italy with Professors Pavel Vernikov and Oleksandr Semchuk. She also studied from 2007-2008 at the Scuola di Musica di Mantova. In June 2010, She earned her Bachelor's Diploma at the Vienna Conservatory in the class of Professor Zwiauer (First Concert Master, Wiener Symphoniker) with the highest mark.

Julia Meynert won first prize at the Landeswettbewerb Jugend Musiziert in 1998 and 2001 and third prize at the Luigi Nono Competition in 2008. She has performed all over the world in countries such as; USA, Germany, France, Italy Croatia, Serbia, Ukraine, Switzerland and Slovenia with the pianists Ana Dimova, Rainer Maria Klaas, Aleksandar Simic and Dmitri Korneev.  In the summer of 2007, she performed at the final concert at the "Carl Flesh Academy" as a soloist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Baden-Baden Germany.

In October 2009 and September 2010, she performed at the final concerts of the International Music Forum Trenta held by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra which took place at the Brahms Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna.  In March 2011 Julia Meynert played with the piaist David Witten at Steinway Hall In NYC. In April 2012, Julia performed in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York. As a soloist she has performed in Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Austria, Croatia, and the USA. She has perfumed as a soloist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Baden-Baden, Kurpfalzisches Kammerorchester, Pforzheimer Kammerorchester and the Academic Symphony Orchestra of Kiev.

Ms. Meynert took part in masterclasses with Zahar Bron, Dora Schwarzberg, Arnold Steinhardt, Shmuel Ashkenazi, Salvatore Accardo, Mauricio Fuchs, Christoph Wergzyn, Rainer Kussmaul, Julian Rachlin, Boris Kucharsky, Thomas Brandis, Oleksandr Semchuk, Roman Nodel, Weigang Li, Honggang Li, Peter Wiley, Nicholas Tzavaras, Alexander Vinnitsky, Ulf Hoelscher, Amiram Ganz, Cho-Liang Lin, Pavel Vernikov and Viktor Tretjakov.

In 2010, Julia performed as a substititute (first violin) of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.  In August 2010 she moved to NYC. In December 2011, she made the Performer's Certificate in the class of; Professor Yi-Wen Jiang (second violinist of the Shanghai Quartet).

In March 2010, Ms. Meynert was a judge at the "Olympic Challenge Competition" which took place at Steinway Hall and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Julia Meynert plays a violin by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume made in 1874.