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Eliane Menzel

Eliane Menzel


Eliane Menzel



Eliane Menzel, born in 1999 and raised in Germany, was a student of Prof. Katrin Scholz in the pre-college division at the Academy of Arts Bremen from 2008-2017. She was concertmaster of the German Youth String Orchestra from 2014-2018 with which she performed on concert tours throughout Europe. In 2015 she did a broadcast production of S.Saëns, Rondo Capricciso at the NDR Hamburg which was transmitted in 2016. In the same year she won the 1st prize at the VIII. International competition "Szymon Goldberg".
Eliane has attended Festivals such as the "Young Artists Program" founded by Pinchas Zukerman, the “Heifetz International Music Institute" and the “Keshet Eilon Mastercourse“ as well as masterclasses with Rachel Podger, Rainer Honeck, Silvia Marcovici, Igor Ozim,Hagai Shaham, Shmuel Ashkenasy, Ilya Kaler and Itzhak Rashkovsky. She attended the Manhattan School of Music in the "Zukerman Performance Program" with Pinchas Zukerman and Patinka Kopec from 2018 - 2022 and is now, after the completion of her Bachelor of Music degree pursuing her Masters Degree at the Juilliard School of Music with Joel Smirnoff. She is a scholarship recipient from the DAAD and a recipient of the Gluck Fellowship 2023-2024.
As a soloist Eliane Menzel has performed with orchestras such as the Oldenburger Schlossorchester, Kammersinfonie Oldenburg, MainKammerorchester Frankfurt, the Ensemble Bremen-Frankfurt and the Oldenburg State Orchestra. In addition she has also performed at the German Embassy in Ottawa as well as in the German Embassy in New York and recently in Weil Hall, Carnegie Hall.
She regularly performs with her father, oboist Prof. Fabian Menzel. In 2017 they started their own concert series, the “Schlosskonzerte Neuenburg” in the Castle of Neuenburg with numerous performances every year. With the start of the pandemic they started to livestream the concerts. Their repertoire presents music from baroque to modern style, including world premieres of Compositions written for them

Professional Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Maestra Expertise

  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician

Primary Instruments

  • Violin

Current Student?

  • Graduate School