ABOUT ME

Anite has enjoyed many successes with her performances in national and international competitions. She was a prize winner of the Jascha Heifetz International Competition for Violinists in Lithuania, playing Mozart and Ysaye-Saint Saens in the final round, and the Beethoven Hradec’s Violin Competition in the Czech Republic, playing Shostakovich and Beethoven. As a young violinist she was a winner of the Jugend musiziert, Fifth Concorso Internationale Valsesia Musica Juniors Competition, Italy, 6. Concorso de Instrumentos de Arco Julio Carona, Portugal.

Her concerto engagements have brought her to many concert halls throughout Europe including Germany, Portugal, Italy, France, Lithuania, Austria, Ukraine, Romania, the USA, Egypt and Hong Kong. Anite has soloed with the KlassikPhilharmonie in Hamburg, the Kremerata Baltica, Lithuania, the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra in the Ukraine, the Oltenia Philharmonic Orchestra in Craiova,Romania, the Lower Saxon State Orchestra, Germany and the Cairo Symphony Orchestra in Egypt.

As an active chamber musician, Anite performed Schoenberg’s second String Quartet and Dvorak’s Sextett with former Members of the Cleveland Quartet James Dunham and Desmond Hoebig, in Houston. In 2018 she performed with the Landon Quartet in the USA works by Prokofiev, Haydn and Pavel Haas. Being part of the Slavik Quartet for 2 years, playing Haydn and Dvorak in Hannover, they gave the world premiere performance of Leibowitz’s Unfinished Quartet in 2013. As a member of the Hannover based Hammerstein Piano Trio, Ms. Stroh performed throughout Germany and toured China and Hong Kong. In addition to playing classical standard works, the ensemble collaborated with flamenco dancer Carmen Salado Vences on their tour, offering a variety of Spanish chamber works with dance to Asian audiences.

As an advocate for contemporary music, Anite received the “Hans Sikorski-Gedächtnis-Preis” for the Best Interpretation of a Contemporary Piece by a Living Composer playing Something Wild by Nenad First. In Indianapolis/USA she collaborated on piano with her sister Irene, premiering the Sonata for Violin and Piano by the German-American Composer Christian Thompson and in 2018 being invited as a Fellow to the Bowdoin International Music Festival, she world premiered several Compositions.

Ms. Stroh has been the recipient of many awards and scholarships in Germany. Notable awards include Gundlach Stiftung, Live Music Now- Yehudi Menuhin Scholarship and the “Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben Hamburg”.

Anite started to play the violin when she was 3 years old, having been inspired by older sister, Irene, who is also a violinist. At the age of 9 she entered the pre-college division at the Musikhochschule Luebeck, working with Professor M. Egelhof, and also working with Anna Netchiporouk-Bron. Anite entered the Hochschule fuer Musik, Theater und Medien, Hanover (college level) at age 16, joining the class of Prof. K. Wegrzyn where she finished her Bachelors and Masters Degree in 2015 and 2017 respectively. In the summer of 2017 she moved to Houston, TX (USA) for further studies, and graduated with an Artist Diploma Degree from the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University with Prof. Cho-liang Lin in 2019. In the Season of 2019/20, Ms. Stroh was invited as the Guest concertmaster by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Cairo Symphony Orchestra.

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