Chamber Music Masterclass – Vangelis Nina
Cellist professor Vangelis Nina (Athens Academica Orchestra) will train young artists in works by great composers who will present them to the public at the “Young Artists Concerts” I and II on August 9 and 12.
Vangelis Nina began his studies in cello at the age of 6 and received his diploma with the highest degree in 1986 at the Academy of Arts in Tirana (now the University of Arts). From 1986 to 1992 he was the principal cellist at the Opera Orchestra and a professor of cello at the Academy of Arts in Tirana. From 1992 he settled permanently in Greece. From January 1993 and for the next 20 years, he was the the principal cellist in the Orchestra of Colors. He was also principal cellist of the Greek National Opera Orchestra from 2006 to 2008. Since 2013 he is the principal cellist in the “Athens Academica Orchestra” and since 2014 he serves as cello professor at the Athens Conservatory and the Municipal Conservatory of Nikaia. He plays with an anonymous 19th century cello.