Ana Šinkovec

Ana Šinkovec is a Trinity Laban Junior Fellow for Piano Accompaniment 2013-14.

Ana Sinkovec is a four-time masters graduate from conservatoires in Ljubljana, Brussels, Bergamo and Paris, and has studied with many eminent teachers, including Eugen Indjic, Dmitri Bashkirov, Vladimir Ogarkov, Karl-Heinz Kammerling.

Ana is the recipient of international prizes, including 1st prize at the Nikolai Rubinstein International Competition in Paris, and the highest award for Student Achievement in Culture in Slovenia in 2004 for performance of Tchaikovsky's 1st Piano Concerto with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra. She has since performed concertos with Slovenian orchestras and international ensembles. In 2011 Ana recorded Respighi's Fantasia Slava and the Markevich Piano Concerto with the Slovenian RTV Symphony Orchestra. Recently, Ana performed Shostakovich's 1st Piano Concerto and in February Ana is performing Scriabin's Piano Concerto.

In January 2013, Ana made her debut performance in London playing Rachmaninoff's 2nd Piano Concerto.

As a solo and chamber artist Ana is participating at international music festivals. In 2012 Ana was one of the 12 pianists chosen to participate at the inaugural Gilels Festival in Freiburg.

Ana enjoys teaching and encouraging young musicians to develop their personalities and become proud advocates of classical music.

In 2008/2009 Ana worked and played for a non-profit art organisation Savitra, promoting human values through music.