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Mihaela Pavel

Gina-Mihaela Pavel received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in piano performance from the George Enescu University of Arts in Iași, Romania, also acquiring the title of Doctor of Music in 2012 at the same institution, the research materializing through the publication of the book Stylistic Aspects in Sergei Rahmaninoff’s Piano Chamber Music. She is the recipient of the Socrate scholarship at the Conservatorio di Musica Giuseppe Verdi, Milano, Italy, also attending the Crescendo Summer Institute of Arts’ courses in Sárospatak (Hungary) in 2006 and 2007.

She has a rich background as a collaborative pianist and member of chamber music ensembles having participated in numerous lessons, recitals, master classes, competitions, festivals, etc. (Sherban Lupu, Florin Paul, Liliana Bizineche, Andriana Yordanova, Brasov International Summer Voice Program, Brasov Winter Classics). She has also actively participated in numerous master classes with professors such us Martin Helmchen , Andreas Henkel, Sherban Lupu, Silke Thora-Mathies, Pascal Salomon, Iurie Mahovici and Anatolie Lapicus, etc., as well with the Romanian Piano Trio (Alexandru Tomescu, Horia Mihail, Răzvan Suma).

From 2009 to 2012, Gina-Mihaela worked as an accompanist at the George Enescu University of Arts in Iași. Currently she is a university lecturer PhD (piano accompanist) at the Faculty of Music in `Transilvania` University of Brasov, where she is accompaning the flute, violin, guitar and voice courses. Since 2021 she has also been the collaborative pianist for the Opera Class at the Faculty of Music (`Transilvania` University of Brasov), accompanying for fragments or full productions of operas such as Le nozze di Figaro, Cosi fan Tutte, Die Zauberflöte by W. A.Mozart, Die Fledermaus by J. Strauss, Dido and Aeneas by H. Purcell, Dialogues des carmélites de Fr. Poulenc, Hänsel und Gretel by E. Humperdinck, Orfeo ed Euridice by C. W. Gluck, etc.

Additionally, Gina-Mihaela has performed as a soloist with the State Philharmonic Orchestra `Mihail Jora` Bacău, Romania, and the Philarmonic Orchestra of Vidin, Bulgaria (Triple concert for violin, cello and piano op. 56 by L. Van Beethoven).