Assistant principal second violin

Jana Zemp-Kupsky

Member since 2000

Biography

Various awards and scholarships such as the Kiwanis Culture Prize and the A. and F. Rosenberg Scholarship have enabled her to participate in various master classes in Europe and the USA.

Jana Zemp was born in Basel in 1973. She received her first violin lessons at the age of 4 from her father, Jan Kupsky, and later with T. Kraus and Francoise Zöldy. In 1990 she passed the entrance examination at the Basel Academy of Music, and following studies with Primoz Novsak and Alex van Wijnkoop attained her Teaching Diploma in 1994.

After a summer course in South Carolina, USA, she followed her teacher there, Victor Danchenko, to the Peabody Institute of Music in Baltimore MD, gaining a Graduate Performance Diploma in 1996. To complete her education, Jana Zemp applied to study with Igor Ozim in Bern and was accepted into his soloist class in 1997, graduating with a Soloist Diploma in 1999.

Various awards and scholarships such as the Kiwanis Culture Prize and the A. and F. Rosenberg Scholarship have enabled her to participate in various master classes in Europe and the USA.

 

  • Principal Sponsor
  • Resident Sponsors
  • Main sponsors