Hans Christian Aavik
Born in Tallinn, Estonia, Hans Christian started his violin studies at the age of five. As of 2017 he is studying in Frankfurt Music Academy of Music and Arts under the tutelage of Prof. Erik Schumann and chamber music with Prof. Angelika Merkle. From 2019 Hans Christian Aavik is supported be Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Frankfurt am Main. From 2021he is studying alongside in the Music and Arts Private University of Vienna with maestro Julian Rachlin and chamber music with Evgeny Sinaiski.
Hans Christian Aavik has improved his skills with Gerhard Schulz, prof. Kolja Blacher, Sophia Rahman, Alexey Semenenko, Prof. Stephan Picard, Mi-Kyung Lee, Prof. Jonathan Aner, Prof. Heime Müller, Florian Donderer, Prof. Mikhail Gotsdiner, Prof. Robert Rozek, Junio Kimanen, Evan Rothstein, Prof. Jan Repko and with many others.
Latest achievements in 2021/20 include the 1st prize in the soloist category at the “Cadenza contest”, 1st prize at the “3rd Làszlò Spezzaferri International Music Competition”, 1st prize and 4 special prizes at the Estonian String Players Competition 2020, laureate and a special prize at the Polytechnische Gesellschaft Frankfurt am Main Chamber Music Competition, diploma with „Duo Hommage” (Violin/Piano) at the Ilmari Hannikainen Piano Chamber Music Competition in Jyväskyla, Finland.