Olga Holdorff-Myriangou, violin

Olga Holdorff-Myriangou is the daughter of Chiot urban designer and writer Stella Holdorff-Myriangou and German architect and painter Burkhard Holdorff. She had her first courses of violin at the age of 5, while at the age of 14 she received the national scholarship for preparatory studies Studienvorbereitende Ausbildung (SVA). She received her diploma in violin as an educator and an orchestra musician from the Berlin University of Arts (UdK Berlin) and the University of Music and Theater of “Leipzig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy”.

She has played in Braunschweig Theater and Komische Oper Berlin, and has collaborated with Staatsoper Hannover, the German Berlin State Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra Berliner Sinfoniker, as well as with various chamber music ensembles, such as Miranda Quartet and Ensemble Modern (Paxi Summer Academy).

She has taught music under the auspices of the Barenboim-Said-Foundation in Palestine and of El Sistema, where she gave also seminars and concerts, funded by Deutscher Musikrat and Goethe Institut.

She has founded Berlin Music Ensemble and is an active member of the art committee for the program planning and the selection of artists for the Infektion festival of the Berlin State Orchestra (Staatsoper Berlin)