Anne-Kathrin Lindig (Germany, Jury chairperson)

Anne-Kathrin Lindig has performed in Warsaw, Moskow, Szombathely, numerous German cities, and Cuba as first violinist with the Bergmann String Quartet. Other chamber music concerts have led the violinist all over Europe, and to South Korea and China, playing with Igor Oistrach, Thomas Brandis, Friedemann Eichhorn, Wally Hase and Thomas Müller-Pering, amongst others. She started paving the way for this already during her musical training: She studied violin under Prof. Jost Witter at the university of music in Weimar and completed a second degree in chamber music under Prof. Peter Mirring, 1st Concert Master with the Staatskapelle Dresden. In 1986, she started working as an assistant teacher for violin in Weimar. 1993 saw her named Professor for Violin at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar, where she also holds the position of Vice President of Performance Studies. In the Autumn of 2021, she will commence her fourth period in office. Alongside her normal teaching duties, she holds many master classes in Germany, Italy, China, and South Korea. Anne-Kathrin Lindig is also an experienced judge at national and international violin competitions.