Biography

Veronika Miecznikowski was born in 2000 in Basel, Switzerland. She took her first violin lessons with Anna Paraschiv in Turin when she was five years old. She then became a student of Anna Modesti at the pre-college of Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana in Lugano and, later, of Marco Rizzi at the pre-college of Mannheim University of music and performing arts. Currently, she is  continuing her studies with prof. Rizzi within the bachelor’s program of Mannheim University of music and performing arts. From 2014 to 2017, she was concertmaster of the regional youth orchestra, Orchestra giovanile della Svizzera italiana. She was awarded prizes at several national and international youth music competitions, among others «Premio Crescendo» in Florence (first prize 2013) and the Swiss national youth music competition (first prizes in the final rounds in 2014 and 2016). Besides chamber music, she collabrated as a soloist with several orchestras. In October 2016, she performed the world premiere of Suite for violin and orchestra by Fabio Arnaboldi, accompanied by the North Caucasus Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Piotr Nikiforoff.
Veronika Miecznikowski plays a violin attributed to Michael Platner, kindly loaned to her by Melania Magnani.