PAVLOVITS Dávid



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The Hungarian guitarist Dávid Pavlovits is one of the most creative personalities of the new generation. He began to play the guitar at the age of 17. He played the guitar only three years when he has won a prize at an international guitar competition (Zory, Poland). The leading Polish daily newspaper described him as a personality “close to a genius”.

He attended the guitar and composition class of the Franz Liszt Conservatory in Szeged where he studies with 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. He took classes with the following masters: Tilman Hoppstock, Olaf Van Gonnissen, Walter Schumacher (guitar), Lajos Huszár, Heinz-Wieland Kurz (composition), Grigory Gruzman (piano).

Since 1993 he has been a laureate of several music competitions, such as in Zory, Poland (distinction), the 13th Esztergom International Guitar Competition (first prize), the Budapest Music Contest (second prize), International Guitar Competition of Crete, Greece (second 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. He has obtained Ph.D. title in 2006 at “Gh. Dima” Academy of Music (Romania). Since 1994 he has taken solo concert tours, radio and TV broadcasts in almost every countries of Europe, Latin America and the USA. He is also regularly invited to juries and master courses of international music competitions.