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Levan Andria

Cello

The cellist Levan Andria was born in 1996 in Filderstadt/Germany, his mother is a Georgian violinist and singer, his father a German cellist. He started to take his first cello lessons with Jochen Kefer. From 2001 to 2011 Joachim Hess was his teacher and finally he became a student of Prof. Conradin Brotbek. Until now he is studying under his guidance at „Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst“ Stuttgart/Germany.

Several times he became an award winner of the German National Competition „Jugend Musiziert“, as a soloist as well as in chamber music. Being a scholarship holder of „Jürgen-Ponto-Stiftung“ he was playing concerts in Meran, Malta and at the Rheingau Musikfestival.

In 2014 Levan Andria was prize winner of „Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben“, Hamburg. Being solo-cellist of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Baden-Württemberg he got his first experience in orchestra playing. Regularly Levan Andria is playing chamber music and had lessons with Prof. Peter Buck (Melos Quartett) and Prof. Stefan Fehlandt (Vogler-Quartett). Meanwhile he was playing chamber music concerts in Georgia and China. In January 2018 he won the first prize at the Chamber Music Competition „Karl-Wendling" together with the „Anima-Piano-Quartett“. Simultaneously he was studying improvisation at „Ziryab Akademie“ of World Music Stuttgart with Zaza Miminoshvili. An important teacher of Levan Andria is Dinesh Mishra, Master of the Indian bamboo flute, who teaches him in the Art of Improvisation.