Gabriela Barillová

Gabriela began playing violin at the age of five at the Lounskych Primary School of the Arts, where her teacher was L. Bendová. Since then, she has won a number of solo and chamber performance prizes at national student competitions including first prize in a string quartet competition (2013, 2016) and 2nd prize for solo performance (2014). In 2017, she won the 3rd prize in the conservatories competition. She has also won a number of awards at international competitions, such as the 1st prize at the Maestro Josef Muzika International Violin Competition in Nová Paka, Czech Republic (2014), 2nd prize at the International Violin Competition in honor of Maestro Váša Příhoda (2018 and 2019). Since 2016 she has been a student of the Prague Conservatory in the class of professor R. Kresta.