Ania Bara-Rast - 2nd Violin

Violinist Ania Bara-Rast began her violin studies as a junior student in Conrad von der Goltz’s early development class in Regensburg and continued her studies after graduating from high school in Krzysztof Wegrzyn’s class at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media. She completed her bachelor’s degree with top marks, as well as her master’s degree at the University of Music and Theatre Hamburg with Tanja Becker-Bender.
She received special musical impulses in numerous masterclasses with professors such as Maxim Vengerov, Mauricio Fuks, Ulf Wallin and Nora Chastain.
She has won several national prizes in the “Jugend musiziert” competition, both as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles.
She was concertmaster of the Bavarian State Youth Orchestra and a member of renowned youth orchestras such as the German National Youth Orchestra, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra.
Ania has been a trainee at the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover since 2012, was accepted into the Academy of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester Hamburg for the 2013/2014 season and was also a scholarship holder of the Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss.
She has played in the 2nd violin section of the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin since 2016.
She has also been 2nd violinist in the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra since 2021.