Daniela Oerterová

Daniela Oerterová

Music teacher at Musical Gymnasium and chamber musician

Daniela graduated from the Prague Conservatory in the class of Professor Jaroslav Foltýn and then from the Prague Academy of Performing Arts with Professor Ivan Straus. In 1995, she won 3rd prize at the Kocian International Violin Competition, a year later she won 1st prize at the Concertino Praga International Competition in the trio category, and in 1998, she won 3rd prize at the Beethoven’s Hradec International Violin Competition in Hradec nad Moravicí. In 2001, as a member of the Bergerettes Piano Trio, she won 1st prize at the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation Competition and the award for the best interpretation of B. Martinů’s work. In 2003, she won the same awards as a soloist at the same competition.

Daniela has attended numerous masterclasses (A. Cardenes, U. Hoelscher, E. Borok, Z. Zeitlin, I. Kaler, R. Ricci). For the years 1997-1999 and in 2003 she received a scholarship to the summer master classes in Semmering, Austria and in 2001, 2002, and 2003 she repeatedly became a scholarship recipient at the Meadowmount School of Music in the USA, where she studied with Professor Stephen Shipps. In 2004, at the International Courses in Montpellier, she already worked in his class as an assistant, and from 2005-2011 she taught at the International Music Academy in Pilsen.

As a chamber musician, she performed in the USA in 2002 and 2003 at chamber music concerts with Pinchas Zukerman and Ulf Hoelscher. From 2008-2014, Daniela was a member of the prestigious Škamp Quartet, with whom she performed at prestigious halls (Wigmore Hall in London, Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Carnegie Hall in New York) and at many international festivals. Together with colleagues from the quartet, she taught at master classes at Hartwick College (Oneonta, New York), University of Salt Lake City (Utah) and Lake District Summer Music (Great Britain). She also served as a visiting professor of chamber music at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Currently, Daniela works with the Suka Chamber Orchestra, the Bergerettes Trio, and collaborates with several other ensembles. She teaches solo violin at the High School and Music School of Prague. In recent years, she has also been one of the teachers at the Ševčík Academy summer master classes in Horažďovice.