Lives in London, United Kingdom
Born in France in 1996, Esther graduated from the Aix-en-Provence Conservatoire at the age of 14. She continued her studies at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester with Jan Repko. In 2015, Esther began her undergraduate degree at the Royal College of Music in London and currently studies with Leonid Kerbel. This year she will be representing the Royal College of Music at the Manhattan School of Music in New York.
Esther has been awarded a first prize at the Vatelot Rampal violin competition, at The Arts of Instrumental Performance Concert Series "The Arts of Strings" and at the IMKA International Music Competition as well as a third prize at the International Music Competition Salzburg Grand Prize Virtuoso. She has recently won the third prize at the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition 2017 and has been invited to perform at the prize winner concert in Carnegie Hall, New York in November 2017.
Esther’s most recent performances include recitals at the British Embassy in Paris, at the Rotary Club International Charity Concert and at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London. In June 2017, she was invited to perform at Classic FM studios.
Esther has played under the direction of conductors such as Jac van Steen and Paul Mann in venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the Barbican Centre in London and the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.
This year she has been invited to be the youngest violin tutor of the orchestra Yorkshire Young Sinfonia.
Esther's extensive and ever-growing following via social media has led her to become an influencer and work with renowned music related brands such as D'Addario Strings, Beaumont Music, Leatherwood Bespoke Rosin and Wmutes as well as with fashion luxury brands including Lancôme, Daniel Wellington, The Kooples and many others. As a model she is often working with international fashion photographers.
She has had the privilege of working with many distinguished musicians such as Shmuel Ashkenasi, Alexander Markov, Lewis Kaplan and Charlie Siem.
As a chamber musician Esther was invited at the Wigmore Hall Learning National Young String Quartet Weekend and worked with Peter Schuhmayer and members of the Carducci Quartet.
Esther plays on a Carlo Giuseppe Testore of Milan violin, dated ca. 1700, label Giovanni Grancino.
Aix-en-Provence Conservatoire, France
Graduated in 2011
Chetham's School of Music, United Kingdom
Studied with Professor Jan Repko, Graduated in 2015
Royal College of Music, United Kingdom
Undergraduate degree, studies with Professor Leonid Kerbel from 2015
First Prize, Vatelot Rampal Violin Competition
Prize for Strings, Ida Carroll prize
First Prize Series "The Arts of Strings, Arts of Instrumental Performance Concert
Third Prize, International Music Competition Salzburg Grand Prize Virtuoso
Honorable mention, Rising Stars Grand Prix International Music Competition Berlin
First Prize, IMKA International Music Competition
Third Prize, Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition
Jac Van Steen