Dagmar Ondracek

Alto/ Viola

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The violinist and violist Dagmar Ondracek plays her first concert at the age of seven years. After initial lessons with her father (Miroslav Ondracek-violist, and former solo flautist of the Brünn philharmonic orchestra) and with Elisabeth Ebbingshau (Ulm), she continues her musical education in Winterthur, Vienna and Sion with Nora Chastain, Gerhard Schulz and Tibor Varga (violin and viola).
In Sion she also takes chamber music lessons with Jean Jaques Balet and Gábor Takacs.
She graduates at the Musikhochschule Köln with Ariadne Daskalakis.
Valuable enrichments are masterclasses with Michael Kugel, Igor Ozim, Ana Chumachenco, Norbert Brainin, Yair Kless, Han An Liu and Lorand Fenyves.

Dagmar Ondracek is a prize-winner at the "Tonkünstlerverbandwettbewerb" Stuttgart, " Edizione Europea " Barletta and "Anemos" Rome.
In addition, she is a scholarship holder of the institute of researches about gifted musicians.
The city of Ulm supports her with a promote award as the youngest prize-winner so far.
At the age of seventeen years she begins to teach, first in private in Sion, then in the Conservatoire National in Tarbes. The private study of the musical phenomenology with Prof. Han in Liu extends her musical competence and plays a important role in her educational activity.
Next to radio broadcastings Dagmar Ondracek plays recitals and appears as a soloist with various chamber orchestras and symphony orchestras.

She gives concerts in numerous countries of Europe, in North Africa and the USA.
Dagmar Ondracek is invited of festivals like "Yellow Barn" Vermont, "Tibor Varga" Sion, "Open chambermusic" Prussia Cove, "Piano-Pyrenees" Barège, "Donaueschinger Musiktage" and "Martinu Festival" Prague.
Since January 2008 Dagmar Ondracek is 1st solo violist of the Philharmonic Orchestra Luxembourg.
Dagmar Ondracek gastiert bei diversen Festivals wie "Yellow Barn" Vermont, "Tibor Varga" Sion, "Open chambermusic "Prussia Cove, "Piano-Pyreneen" Barège, "Donaueschinger Musiktage" und "Martinu-Festival" Prag.
Seit Januar 2008 ist Dagmar Ondracek 1.Solobratschistin beim Philharmonischen Orchester Luxemburg.