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György Gyivicsán

György Gyivicsán

Woodwind and Brass Department

Trombone main subject

Born:. 13/11/1977, Orosháza

Academic degree, university position: associate professor

Studies:
1985-1992: tenor trombone studies at Tótkomlós Music School
1989-: trombone studies
1992-1996: studies at the Liszt Ferenc Conservatory in Szeged
1992-1996: studies at the Liszt Ferenc Music College in Szeged, main subject professor: István Simon
2001-2003: studies at the Freiburg Conservatory of Music (Germany) (main subject professor: Prof Branimir Slokar)
2003-2005: degree in solo performance, Bern University of the Arts (Switzerland) (main subject professor: Prof. Branimir Slokar)
2013: DLA (Doctor of Liberal Arts) degree, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest

Competition results:
1985: National ???? Brass Competition in Kisújszállás, 3rd Prize
1997: National Brass Competition for College Students, 3rd Prize
1998: National Brass Competition for College Students, 2nd Prize
1999: National Brass Competition for College Students, 1st Prize
1999: International Trombone Competition Guebwiller, France, finalist
2000: International Trombone Competition Porcia, Italy, 3rd round
2001: International Trombone Competition Toulon, France, 3rd round
2002: International Trombone Competition Grenchen, Switzerland, finalist
2003: International Trombone Competition Porcia, Italy, 1st finals

Teaching experience:
2005-2012: trombone teacher at the Vántus István Secondary School of Music in Szeged
2005-: trombone professor at the University of Szeged, Faculty of Music2014-: senior lecturer
2010: guest lecturer, Bard College NY, USA

Master classes:
2005-2011: Szeged Summer Academy
2008 and 2011: Instrument technique master class and training, Porto, Portugal
2010: guest lecturer, Bard College NY, USA
2010: International Trombone Master Class, Bischofshofen, Austria
2011: Slide Factory International Trombone Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2011 and 2016: International Orchestra Festival and Camp, Campos do Jordao, Brazil
2012: International Low Brass Competition and Meetup, Jeju, South-Korea
2013 and 2015: Trombonanza – International Trombone Festival, Argentina
2015: performer at the International Trombone Festival (ITF) in Valencia, Spain
2015: Gravissimo Low Brass Festival, Portugal (concert and course)
2016: University of Murcia, concert and course (Spain)
2016: Academy of Music, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2017: University Of Novi Sad, Department Of Music, Novi Sad, Serbia
2017: Zagreb Academy Of Music, Croatia
2017: Hungarian Trombone Bootcamp, course and concert
2018: performer and soloist at the International Trombone Festival (ITF) in Iowa, USA
2018: performer and soloist at the Festival of the Brazilian Trombone Association in Goiânia, Brazil
Several workshops in Germany, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Austria, the Netherlands, South-Korea

Miscellaneous activities, orchestra memberships:
200-2004: scholarship, Berlin Radio Orchestra
2013-2015: Quatar Philharmonic Orchestra 1st trombone (with 2nd trombone responsibilities)
2013-: founding member of Genesis Brass, formed by members of leading orchestras in Berlin
2004-: member of Slokar Trombone Quartet

Recordings:
2005: CD recording “At The Opera" with Slokar Quartet
2007: CD recording “Hymnus -  Lutheran Chorale Fantasies“ with Genesis Brass, Capriccio Music Publishing
2008: CD recording „Virtuoso“ with Slokar Quartet
2009: founding of Szeged Trombone Ensemble, for the students of the Faculty of Music at the University of Szeged
2009: CD recording „Choralfantasien - Bearbeitungen für Blechbläser“ with Genesis Brass
2011: CD recording „Niemals war die Nacht so schön“ with Genesis Brass
2014: CD recording „Jericho“ with Genesis Brass
2015: member of the jury at the International Trombone Competition in Porcia, Italy
2016: CD recording „New Horizons” with Szeged Trombone Ensemble
2016: CD recording „Over The Edge” solo album with Roland Szentpáli
2017: CD recording „Legend“ with Slokar Quartet
2017: CD recording „#unlimited” with Szeged Trombone Ensemble

Awards:
2011: Artisjus Award