THE BUILDING BLOCKS
BEGINNERS - GRADE 5
BEYOND THE BASICS
Cadenza for Solo Violin, Penderecki
A DISTINCTIVE SOUND
A MUSICAL EXPERIENCE
American-born Mila Ferramosca is a violin scholar in her second year at the Royal College of Music supported by the Ian Evans Lombe Award, under the tutelage of Radu Blidar. As a previous student at the Royal College of Music Junior Department, she studied with Mark Messenger Viktoria Grigoreva, she was the leader of the Royal College of Music Junior Department Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Thames Vale Youth Orchestra and Oxford Concerto Orchestra. She was a member of the 1st Violin Section of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, sitting 3rd chair, and she has performed solo recitals in the Royal Albert Hall's Elgar Room, RCM's Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Wigmore Hall, Oxford's own Sheldonian Theatre and Carnegie Hall as a winner of the Golden Key Festival Competition, and has won scholarships to attend masterclass courses, including Musica Mundi in Belgium, the Tsukanov Scholarship to Jersey International Masterclasses and New Virtuosi, Queenswood, where she has had lessons with Itzhak Rashkovsky and Andrej Bielow. She has also won GDST Young Musician of the Year, Abingdon Concerto Competition, a selection of Royal College of Music prizes including Chamber Music Prize, the Constance Farrington Prize, the Freda Dinn & Ida Mabbett String Prize, as well as Oxford's Young Artist Platform, 2nd Prize in Grand Prize Vienna Competition, as well as being a finalist in the Royal Philharmonic Society's Duet Prize, a runner up in the RCM Angela Bull Memorial Competition and highly commended in both the Royal College of Music Gordon Turner Competition and Royal College of Music Peter Morrison Concerto Competition Finals. Most recently, she performed Bartok's Violin Concerto no.1 with the Abingdon Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Alexander Walker.
Based in London, Mila Ferramosca began playing music at a young age, perfecting her technical abilities and unique sound. Following years of experience performing on stages and at events, as well as lending her musical talent to different recordings, Mila Ferramosca has been making a name for herself in the London music scene.