unfortunately won't participate this year.
MAJA ROME has been solo violist of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra from 2006 - 2020. She has taken a full teaching position at the Academy of Music Ljubljana in the summer semester 2019/2020.
She graduated summa cum laude at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana with Mile Kosi and did her postgraduate studies with Diemut Poppen at the Hochschule für Musik in Detmold, Germany. During her studies she also attended seminars with Hariolf Schlichtig, Wolfram Christ and Mile Kosi.
She is the recipient of various awards including the student Prešeren award and the “Kristalni grb” of Celje city for artistic achivements during her studies. As solo violist of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra she worked with many renowned musicians, such as Sir Neville Marriner, Charles Dutoit, Andres Orozco Estrada, Marko Letonja, Julian Rachlin and many others. As a soloist or member of the Slovenian Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra she performed at many festivals (for example: Festival Ljubljana, Sozvočje svetov, Slowind Festival, Festival Maribor, Ochrid Summer festival, Bienale Zagreb…) and had a chance to play chamber music with musicians such as Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Sreten Krstić, Andreas Janke, Primož Novšak and members of the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
Besides this she invests a lot of her energy in Slovenian contemporary music as well. She is a member of the ensemble MD7 and regularly premiers new works for viola solo.