David Pavlovits

The Hungarian guitarist-composer Dávid Pavlovits began to play the guitar at the age of 17. The leading Polish daily newspaper, the “Gazeta” described him as a personality “close to a genius”. He performed in over 30 countries, including a most successful recital at the Carnegie Hall in New York. He was awarded Artisjus-prize for his activity in contemporary music. He attended the guitar and composition class of the Franz Liszt Conservatory in Szeged. The most important influence during his studies in Hungary he received from the professor Ede Roth. He graduated at the Darmstadt Academy of Music in guitar with distinction, later he has also graduated the Gutenberg University in Mainz and the Musikhochschule in Munich.Since 1993 he has been a laureate at several music competitions, such as in Zory, Poland (distincion), the 13. Esztergom International Guitar Competition (1st prize), the Budapest Music Contest (2nd prize), International Guitar Competition of Crete, Greece (2nd prize) and the Viareggio Competition of Composers (distinction). He received the “Zoltán Kodály” Stipend for composers in 1999.He has been teaching guitar, music theory and music history since 1996, recently he is teacher at the Faculty of Music of the University of Szeged. His music seminars at the German Institute presented topics like Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano and orchestral music and the musical background of Thomas Mann’s Doktor Faustus. He is also active as a composer, he has published a great number of guitar pieces in various magazines and publishing companies.

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