Gozitan saxophonist Philip Attard has appeared in several concert series around Europe and the USA, including solo performances in venues including the Manoel Theatre Malta, V&A Museum and Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall.
Philip is currently studying at the Royal College of Music where he has been the recipient of various awards, including the RCM Concerto Competition, Jane Melber Saxophone Competition, and the RCM Douglas Whittaker Woodwind Chamber Competition. Following a successful audition for the Tillett Trust’s Young Artists’ Platform, he will be giving his debut at Wigmore Hall in December 2015. Other major forthcoming engagements include performances at the St James’s Piccadilly, Royal Albert Hall as well as part of the RCM Rising Stars concert series at the Cadogan Hall. He is also overall winner of the 9th Young Musician Contest, and replica watches prize-winner at the Malta VFMIF International Music Competition.
Philip obtained a first class B.A. (Hons) degree in Music from the University of Malta, majoring in saxophone performance under the tutelage of Godfrey Mifsud, and with Roberto Frati at the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini in Florence. He is currently reading for a Masters degree at the Royal College of Music under the tuition of saxophonist Kyle Horch, supported by the Janatha Stubbs Foundation and Malta Arts Scholarships.
Luka Okros was born in Georgia, where he participated in many concerts, IWC replica master replica watches classes and festivals and had numerous competition successes. He was a winner of the Award of the President of Georgia. Following the advice of Vladimir Spivakov, Luka then moved to Russia to study at the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory and where the Spivakov Foundation, Helena Roerich Foundation and Mikhail Khubutia, President of the Union of Georgians in Russia, continued to support him. He studied there under Professor Sergei Dorensky.
In 2013, after graduating from the Conservatory, Luka moved to London. He is currently studying for a Master of Performance at the Royal College of Music with Norma Fisher, where he is generously supported by a Ruth West Scholarship and a Stanbridge Drake-Brockman Award.
Luka has performed in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Turkey, Japan, South Africa, Georgia, Ukraine, rolex replica Kazakhstan, Belarus, and Canada. In 2009, he gave his debut recital in Carnegie Hall, New York with Daniil Trifonov, Yury Revich and Narek Arutyunian. In 2014 Luka won the The Jaques Samuel Pianos Intercollegiate Piano Competition, and in 2015 he won the Piano Campus International Competition.