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Johanna Tüscher

Johanna Tüscher has with her technical abilities and enveloping warm tone expressed a deeper understanding for the music and the instrument.

Participated in Category VIII – Violin.

Watch Johanna Tüscher perform Paganini Caprice No. 16

Johanna Tüscher was born in Muttenz (CH) in 1999. Johanna already started playing the violin at the age of four, as she received her first musical lessons from her mother. From 2009 to 2018 she was a violin student of Emilie Haudenschild in the talent promotion class of the Basel Music Academy. 

She also devotes herself to chamber music with great dedication and success, and at the age of 13 she gave a recital in Egio, Greece.

As a soloist, concertmaster and chamber musician she has played at “music on the isles” in Scotland, at the “Festival international de musique” in Colmar, at the Kronberg Academy in Germany with lessons from Kian Soltani and at the Menuhin Festival Gstaad. In Athens, at the invitation of the Swiss Ambassador, she gave a house concert with other young talents. In her home region of Basel she performed as a soloist with Mozart’s Violin Concerto in G major and with the Double Concerto by J.S. Bach.

Johanna won the 1st prize of the Swiss Youth Music Competition several times as well as awards and special prizes. 

In 2015 Johanna had great success as a soloist of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. 

As a high school student, she was allowed to do an internship with the Basel Symphony Orchestra after passing her audition. In 2016, she received the 1st prize of the SMPV Music Competition with Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. In 2018 and 2019 she participated in several masterclasses with Lena Neudauer, Monika Urbaniak, Andreas Janke, Adelina Oprean and Jean-Jacques Kantorow. Further she received important impulses in lessons with Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Guy Braunstein and Baiba Skride.

In the summer of 2019, she was invited to perform Schubert’s Rondo in A for violin and orchestra at the Klassik Sommerfestival Ettal as a soloist with participants of the master classes.

In March of 2021 she won a 1. Prize in the King’s Peak International Music Competition (Jury: Boris Kuschnir).

She studies with Barbara Doll in Basel and has been a member of the Chamber Academy Basel since September 2018.