The absolute winner in the ACCORDDION nomination and participant of the Masters Final 2022 is Stocker Viktor (student), Laštovičková Markéta (teacher) from Czech Republic! In competition ACCORDION 2022 competed 54 competitors from 7 countries (Poland, Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic).
In competition MASTERS FINAL 2022 competed 28 competitors from 13 countries (Poland, Croatia, Slovenia, Armenia, Latvia, USA, Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Australia, Japan, Uzbekistan, Switzerland).
Competitor: Stocker Viktor (student), Laštovičková Markéta (teacher)
Teacher: Laštovičková Markéta
Institution, place and country: Základní umělecká škola J. V. Stamice, Havlíčkův Brod, Czech Republic
Program: Markéta Laštovičková — Concert Piece No. 1 and Tango Melancolico
According to good tradition, the organizer of the competition distributed the prize fund, awarded Viкtor Stocker and helped him take part in one of the most prestigious accordion competitions in the World, International Accordion Competition in Klingenthal, Germany.
«I would like to thank the organizers of the World Open Online Music Competition. I am honoured and happy about the prize. The prize money has helped me cover the expenses for my trip to the International Accordion Competition in Klingenthal, Germany, one of the most important accordion competitions in the world where I won the 2nd prize».
VIKTOR STOCKER was born in 2009. He has been playing the Accordion since the age of six and is a laureate of many international competitions. He has won first places at the Odin International Music Competition, Danubia Talents Budapest, the Australian International Accordion Championships and the Vivo International Music Competition New York, amongst others.
He is also the holder of first place titles from accordion competitions in Prague, Ostrava, Vilnius, London and Vienna and second place titles from the International Accordion Competitions in Klingenthal (2023) and Castelfidardo (2021).
He has performed as a soloist at a number of renown music festivals. In addition to playing the accordion, he also composes his own works. His pieces for accordion and chamber ensembles have been awarded several times at international composition competitions.
«Dear Viktor, our competition team wishes that positive moments prevail in your work, and that there are people with sincere smiles and a pure heart nearby. Let the audience always greet you with applause and call you for an encore, and let the accordion feel your energy and become a true friend! May all your creative plans and all kinds of dreams come true».
European Association of Music Educators and Performers & Producer Agency MIR Production with such a distribution of the prize fund helps talented young musicians, some of the winners of the WORLD OPEN MUSIC COMPETITION in promoting their music career, professional growth and opens for them new horizons in the music world.