Anja (Anna) Bereiter
Violinist, Music Teacher, Lawyer and Businesswoman
Founder of the International Music Academy MHL
36 Years Piano and 33 Years Violin
25 Years of pedagogical Experience
36 Countries visited
Anja began playing the piano at the age of 4 and the violin at the age of 8. When she was 12 years old she played her first solo performance with a Chamber Orchestra. In 1995, Anja completed music school with distinction before studying at the Kaliningrad College of Music, where she performed as Soloist and Concert Mistress of the chamber and symphony orchestras and also played with the Kaliningrad Philharmonic Orchestra. Anja has won prizes in various competitions as a pianist & as a violinist and had performed on both Russian radio and television. From 2000 to 2003, Anja studied under Professor Mikhail Tsinman, HonouredRussian musician, Professor at the Moscow Tchaikowsky Conservatoty, member of the famous Moscow Rachmaninov Trio and Soloist of the renowned Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow. During her studies, Anja performed with Tsinman in several concerts in Moscow. She was the soloist in several concerts organised by the Foundation Tschernomyrdin (founded by the eponymous Russian Prime Minister), the Fund Constitution and the Swiss Club of Russia. From 2004 to July 2006, Anja studied under Professor Ulrich Gröner at the Swiss University of Music and Theatre in Zurich, completing her studies with distinction. Anja was awarded a Scholarship for Talented Musicians in 2006 from the Feldkirch Conservatorium in Austria, studying under Professor David Fruehwirth and graduating with the Concert Diploma in 2008. Anja currently plays up to 50 concerts a year in prestigious venues such as the Vienna Music Hall, the Mirror Hall in Bratislava, as well as venues in Budapest, Atlanta, Shanghai and Moscow.